13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Term time only
Contract type
Fixed term (January 4th 2022- August 3rd 2022)
MPS 1-6

Job summary

  • Main purpose

    The teacher will:

    • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

    • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

      Duties and responsibilities


    • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work

    • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment

    • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils

    • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

    • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

    • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

    • Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

      Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

    • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision

    • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

    • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

    • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

      Health, safety and discipline

    • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

    • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

      Professional development

    • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

    • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching

    • Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others


    • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

      Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

    • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school

    • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

      Personal and professional conduct

    • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

    • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

    • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    School size
    761 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Contact phone number

    About Woodlands Primary School

    The Academy of Woodlands is a large community primary school with a well-established nursery. The school is 3 form entry with a current good Ofsted rating. We place a strong emphasis on sporting achievement, drama and the Arts. Extensive grounds including a synthetic pitch and a Forest School means that we can offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities.

    School location

    Woodlands Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2DU

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