Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    9 May 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    26 April 2021

Job details

Job role
KS1, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range + SEN Allowance £32,157 - £50,935 per annum plus SEN Allowance £2,270

Job summary

The purpose of the post is to achieve the highest possible standards and outcomes for the pupils in the PRU. The post holder will ensure a cohesive and personalised programme of learning activities for New River College Primary PRU pupils. This will include developing a broad and balanced primary curriculum.
The postholder will support the senior management team in creating a lasting improvement in the quality of education provision and the management of teaching and learning through the provision of high quality professional services, which meet the changing expectations of New River College.

The postholder is required to carry out the duties of a teacher as set out in the Schoolteacher’s Pay and Conditions and such specific duties that form part of this job description.
Teachers are responsible to the designated member of SMT for supporting the general good order and discipline of New River College, and the implementation of all policies. All staff are expected to have a clear understanding of the aims, objectives and ethos of New River College and an awareness of its role in the community. It is essential that the academic and pastoral frameworks of New River College be seen as inter-related.

1. To teach and be responsible for the development and co-ordination of a class across the full age and ability range, with reference to the national curriculum and programmes of study
2. To take responsibility for tracking pupil progress and for collecting and monitoring data to support teaching and learning
3. To deliver and facilitate dynamic, creative and active lessons
4. All staff have a teaching commitment that will involve the following:
planning and recording of lessons
• regular submission of schemes of work and lesson planning to line manager
• maintenance of pupil and class records
• completion of pupils’ subject reports and profiles
• assessment, monitoring and evaluation in line with the PRU policy, setting of pupil targets
• tracking pupil progress in subject area
• setting and marking of regular homework
• undertaking regular sampling of pupil’s work
• management of relevant resources including care of equipment, stock and delegated budget where appropriate

5. To identify learning objectives related to specialisms across the curriculum and develop policies as appropriate
6. To identify resources required to sustain and embed high quality subject delivery
7. To work in partnership with a range of agencies and providers as appropriate to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum offer
8. To have pastoral and lead professional responsibility for a group of pupils, planning for positive outcomes
9. To take an active role in encouraging good attendance of pupils
10. To identify the individual learning needs of students, including those with SEN
11. To monitor and review the progress of individual pupils and groups of pupils, to contribute to the writing of Pupil Passports and or School based SEN plans, and the Annual Reviews of pupils with a statement of special educational needs or Education, Health and Care Plans. To maintain records and prepare and present reports
12. To prepare school reports in line with statutory requirements for reporting to parents/carers and to adhere to the annual schedule for completing pupil profiles including attendance at parents’ /carers’ meetings
13. To contribute to the development and implementation of Pupil Progress Files
14. To work with colleagues to develop and implement pupils’ Pupil Passports and or School based SEN plans including the arrangements for reintegration to school or for transition to other suitable provision, education, employment or training as appropriate.
15. To keep abreast of developments in all relevant aspects of the curriculum
16. To participate in the development of PRU policies, the development plan and Ofsted action plans.
17. To communicate when needed with the management committee / governing body, parents, SMT, local authority officers and outside agencies
18. To attend team and service meetings and participate in activities that support SMT in the maintenance of discipline and ethos
19. To assist and support other members of staff to ensure the smooth running of the PRU, including involvement in off-site activities

• To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post, in accordance with New River College’s Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety guidance and legislation
• To promote the safeguarding of children
• To use information technology systems as required to carry out the duties of the post in the most efficient and effective manner
• To participate in performance management, and undertake training and professional development as appropriate
• To undertake other duties appropriate to the post that may reasonably be required by the senior management team on any of the PRU sites

• To ensure that all services within the areas of responsibility are provided in accordance with New River College’s commitment to high quality service provision.
• To ensure that New River College policies and customer care standards are met and adhered to.
• At all times to carry out the responsibilities of the post with due regard to New River College’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Applying for the job

Please apply via the link below

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
22 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0207 504 0534

About New River College Primary

About us
At New River College Primary we aim to provide opportunities for all pupils to learn and achieve academically, emotionally, socially and behaviourally. All staff and agencies involved at NRC Primary promote spiritual, moral, social and reflective development and this is ingrained into all our daily practice.
We succeed in doing this through setting relevant and realistic challenges and targets so that every pupil has the equal opportunity to be successful and achieve all that they can.
“Teachers know their pupils well and are skilled in helping them overcome the barriers to their learning….Pupils are all cared for and parents confirm they feel secure and happy at school”
(Ofsted July 2013)

Arranging a visit to New River College Primary

Michele Lambert
Job title: Deputy Headteacher
Email address:
Telephone number: 020 7504 0534

Additional information
For more information about the post please contact the Deputy Headteacher, Michele Lambert, or 020 7504 0534. For all queries regarding your application, please email Islington Schools' HR on, quoting job ref: NRC/750

New River College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check will be required. Also, if this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to declare.

School location

Cloudesley Square, London, N1 0HN

Similar jobs

Phase Leader

Orchard Primary School

Holcroft Road, London, E9 7BB


The Bridge School

251 Hungerford Road, London, N7 9LD

Class Teachers

Hoxton Garden Primary

Ivy Street, London, N1 5JD

Get a job alert for when similar jobs are listed