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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 to £46,525.08

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main purpose:

• Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD)

• Meet the expectations set out in the Teacher’s Standards and the Camps Hill Teaching Standards

• Fulfil duties reasonably directed by the headteacher

• Uphold a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, working to eliminate discrimination and harassment based on all protected characteristics identified in the equalities policy

Key Responsibilities:

• Deliver great teaching:

o A learning- focused climate, built on nurturing, positive relationships, enabling all to feel safe and thrive

o Expert subject knowledge, based on an understanding of cognition and learning

o High expectations of conduct & learning behaviours

o Exceptionally clear modelling of key concepts: a well sign-posted learning journey

o Precisely targeted questioning to accurately identify misconceptions and reshape activities

o Challenge for all, with rich opportunities for mastery and breadth o ‘In the moment’ feedback; and purposeful marking

o Creative opportunities to embed concepts into long-term memory; to recap, apply and make connections

o Accurate assessment informs next steps planning

o Teachers passionately model a growth mind-set and engage in life-long learning

• Enable great learning by encouraging children’s independence, perseverance, questioning, reflection, resilience and risk-taking.

• Create great readers by promoting the love of reading and providing high quality reading opportunities across the curriculum

• Provide inspiring contexts for meaningful and memorable learning • Support the whole child, keeping inclusion, equity and equality at the heart and preparing children for a dynamic future

• Maintain the highest standards of safeguarding, ensuring that children are safe, and taught how to keep themselves safe.

• Lead assemblies, events and initiatives to enrich the curriculum

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

• 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

Professional development:

• Engage in the school’s appraisal procedures

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

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

Working with the community, colleagues and other relevant professionals:

• Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

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

• Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Management of staff and resources:

• Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them

• Contribute to the recruitment and professional development of other teachers and support staff

• Deploy resources delegated to them

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

What the school offers its staff

The children and staff at Camps Hill Primary School are seeking a teacher to join our busy and vibrant community. We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic class teacher who would like to join our school on a full time permanent basis from September 2024. We are looking for dynamic, kind and caring individuals who have the drive and commitment to work within our team to make a difference to our young people’s lives and provide memorable fun learning experiences for the pupils of Camps Hill.

Camps Hill Community Primary School is a 2-form entry school situated in the Chells Ward of Stevenage, England. We currently have 498children on role from 2 years to 11 years old. The school is built on a historical hill with large, green and spacious grounds- we even have a converted bus as an outdoor classroom! We are known for our enriched, creative curriculum and exceptional pastoral care for everyone in our community.

Governors, staff, children and parents are very proud of the school, which is warm, friendly, and happy. We have a caring 'learning ethos' where everyone is valued for who they are. The school has strong links in the community and actively seeks to work in partnership with other local schools, charities and various local organisations. We are part of a Multi-Academy Trust, the Claxton Trust, with Fairlands Primary School which was created by both schools in 2017 whilst valuing our individual identities and joint inclusive ethos.

Both experiences Teachers and Early Career Teachers (ECT) will be considered. The school offers excellent CPD development training with the online 'National College', face-to-face sessions with key speakers in the industry and regular STEPs behaviour training, Safeguarding, Prevent Duty and Online Safety training.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Camps Hill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
498 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01438 233800

Camps Hill currently oversees the care and education for children aged 2 to 11 years. There are over 498 children on role and 70 employees. We are part of a Multi Academy Trust, joining two local primary schools in Stevenage, and strive to meet the needs of our community.

Arranging a visit to Camps Hill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email smortlock@campshill.herts.sch.uk.

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