KS2 Teacher (temporary with a view to permanent)

Laneshaw Bridge Primary, Colne, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,194 to £35,708
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities

Planning, Teaching and Class Management
To take responsibility for planning and implementing mastery teaching for all children in the class, following school procedures for teaching and learning.
Make effective use of assessment information on pupils’ attainment and progress and in planning future lessons
To work closely with colleagues to undertake medium and short term planning and the implementation of agreed schemes of work
Plan lessons in a way that will develop long term learning.
Ensure effective researched based teaching.
To foster each child’s self-image and esteem and establish relationships which are based on mutual respect and cooperative learning
Create a learning environment which develops high levels of resilience, confidence and independence in learners when they tackle challenging activities
Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
Give every child the opportunity to achieve their full potential

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

To ensure that marking, planning and all other school procedures are carried out rigorously
Assess how well learning has been achieved through marking and monitoring of work, questioning and discussion with children, and use this assessment to plan next steps
Assess and record pupils' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed; to monitor strengths and weaknesses; to inform planning and to recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving
Prepare and present informative reports to parents, senior staff and other professionals as required
Ensure parents are well informed about the curriculum, attainment and progress of their child and the contribution they can make to support their child’s progress

Other Professional Requirements

To support the aims and ethos of the school
Understand fully the duties and responsibilities in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people
Understand fully the school’s child protection policy and to ensure that all issues relating to pupils’ safeguarding are reported immediately to the designated members of staff
To ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and positive learning behaviour are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice
To work as part of a team in all aspects of school development and take an active role in school life, attending and participating in school events
To set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
To uphold the school’s behaviour code
To participate in staff training
To attend staff meetings
To develop links with Governors, the Pennine Trust, neighbouring schools and other relevant agencies
To liaise as appropriate with other professionals and outside agencies
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues and parents
Prioritise and manage own time effectively, particularly in relation to balancing the demands made by teaching and involvement in school development
Be aware of the need to take responsibility for your own professional development

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Thorough knowledge of the Core and Foundation subjects of National Curriculum
Good understanding of current theory and practice to achieve high standards in learning and teaching within KS2
Relevant and recent experience in KS2
Experience of using data to identify underachievement and inform classroom practice
Ability to analyse and use data to inform planning and match work to pupils’ needs
The ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a team
Evidence of effective use of assessment to raise standards
Excellent classroom skills and behaviour management
The ability to plan, monitor, evaluate and review for pupils’ progress
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team with staff, governors and parents
High level of written and oral communication skills and a high level of mathematical skills
Listen to and reflect on feedback
Calm & Creative

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 211 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Laneshaw Bridge Primary website (opens in a new window)
Contact email bursar@laneshawbridge.lancs.sch.uk

School location

Emmott Lane, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 7JE