Main Scale Teacher
Purpose of the job:
• To carry out the professional duties of teaching a designated group of pupils, and to promote their general progress and wellbeing.
• To provide leadership in the development of an area of school life (to be agreed)
This job description is to be performed in accordance with the attached provisions of the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document and within the range of duties set out in that document so far as relevant to the post-holder’s title and salary grade. The full document is available for inspection on the DFE website.
Teaching and Learning
1. Provide creative and imaginative learning experiences for pupils through teaching that is at least good and often outstanding, liaising with the class teacher to provide a seamless experience.
2. Liaise with colleagues to plan and deliver a personalised curriculum that meets the need of all pupils underpinned by the Curriculum stage expectations.
3. Work alongside teaching assistants and the Inclusion Manager to meet the needs of all children.
4. Set targets for pupil attainment levels and share with parents in line with the school policy.
5. Set work for absent pupils as required by the Headteacher.
6. Demonstrate good practice in the area of responsibility, being an exemplar to others.
Assessing and reporting
1. Plan observations to assess pupil progress and record using IT systems.
2. Record pupil achievements through positive verbal feedback, marking work, providing targets and feedback in line with school policy.
3. Share lesson evaluations with colleagues in the Year group and Teaching Assistants to create well planned, targeted learning provision for all pupils.
4. Report to parents in written form in line with school policy. In addition, discuss pupils progress at other times verbally e.g. at parents evenings, informally if parents or yourself are concerned, or at SEN consultation meetings.
5. Work within the Code of Practice relating to Special Educational Needs in line with school policy.
Leadership and Management
1. Support the Headteacher and other Senior Leaders.
2. Lead the (subject area to be agreed), including managing the relevant budgets.
3. Be innovative and creative in leadership, continuing to keep oneself up to date in teaching and leadership areas through personal research, networking and actively taking part in staff development activities, leading CPD for others in line with SDP and relevant action plans.
4. Provide support and guidance for others within the area of responsibility.
5. Monitor standards in your areas of responsibility, providing written or verbal reports to the Headteacher and Governors as required. Feed back to other staff so they understand what they need to do to improve. Review progress for impact of initiatives.
Standards and Quality Assurance
1. To fulfil the moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.
2. Support the aims and ethos of the school.
3. Set a good example in terms of punctuality and attendance.
4. Attend and participate in events such as open evenings, induction events and pupil’s performances.
5. Actively support school policies on uniform and behaviour.
6. Actively engage in continuing professional development, sharing new knowledge and putting it into action in school as appropriate.
7. Participate in team and staff meetings.
8. To actively support the wider school context.
9. Develop links with the Governing Body, schools within our network and the Local Authority.
Other duties and responsibilities
This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post, and you may be required to undertake other duties as reasonably required by the Headteacher. It will be reviewed annually, or earlier if necessary, subject to modification or amendment after consultation with you.
Essential educational requirements
Essential skills and experience
To fulfil the moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.
Teaching experience across KS2 Y2 or Y6
Experience of successful OFSTED inspection
Evidence of creative curriculum planning that enthuses and engages pupils in learning. Experience of engaging others in moving towards a shared philosophy + vision within a subject
Proven and successful experience of coordinating a subject area including management of budget and resources Strengths in Music, History, DT, RE or MFL, though other subjects may be considered.
Practical and working use of National Curriculum assessment; proven accuracy of assessment.
About The Vaynor First School
- Tennyson Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5BL
- The Vaynor First School website (opens in a new window)