Quality First Teaching of the full National Curriculum and enrichment activities. Pupil feedback and progress. LSAs and other relevant personnel within the department. Maintenance of resources, equipment, classroom, and displays.
• To teach a Primary Class and ensure that the quality of teaching is consistently good
• To liaise with the Head of Primary to ensure the delivery of an appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost-effective curriculum programme which complements the School Development Plan
• To actively monitor, assess and evaluate pupil progress
• The day-to-day management and organisation of the classroom, including the effective deployment of staff and physical resources.
• To implement School Policies and Procedures, e.g. Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, Assessment, Behaviour Management, etc.
• To link with the Secondary subject coordinator to ensure that the work in the curriculum area fully reflects the School's distinctive ethos and mission.
• To ensure that Health and Safety policies and practices, including Risk Assessments, throughout the Department are in-line with national requirements and are updated where necessary, therefore liaising with the School's Health and Safety Manager.
• To keep up to date with national developments in the subject area and teaching practice and methodology.
• To undertake Performance Management Reviews
• To promote teamwork and to motivate staff to ensure effective working relations.
• To support the process of the set targets within the department and to work towards their achievement.
• To establish common standards of practice within the department and develop the effectiveness of teaching and learning styles in all subject areas within the department
• To contribute to the School procedures for lesson observation
• To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information concerning the department on the management information system – ARBOR, making use of analysis and evaluating performance data provided
• To identify and take appropriate action on issues arising from data, systems, and reports; setting deadlines where necessary and reviewing progress on the action taken.
• To produce reports as required
• To ensure effective communication/consultation as appropriate with the parents/carers of pupils.
• To monitor pupil attendance, progress and performance in relation to targets set for each individual, ensuring that follow-up procedures are adhered to and that appropriate action is taken where necessary.
• To contribute to PSHCE, citizenship and enterprise according to school policy.
• To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale teacher.
• To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage and ensure staff and pupils follow this example.
Other Specific Duties:
• To meet all the Teachers’ Standards
• To continue personal and professional development as agreed.
• To undertake any other duty as specified by STPCB not mentioned in the above.
Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description
Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and telephone callers. Employees are representatives of NRHS and will be mindful of opinions shared publically, including on-line forums, which may bring the school into disrepute. NRHS employees are characterised by their qualities of resilience, stamina, flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills. All employees will have a positive attitude toward hard work and challenging situations.
The school will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.
This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation with you, maybe changed by the Headteacher to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.
Essential educational requirements
Subject-specific Degree with QTS
Qualification in and/or experience in special education
Essential skills and experience
Successful mainstream teaching experience at KS1 and/or 2
SEMH-related teaching experience
Excellent classroom practice and management skills
Sound ICT skills (word processing, PowerPoint, Excel)
Good interpersonal skills
Listening skills and a counseling approach to education
A solution-focused approach to challenging behavior
Ability to use a range of effective instructional techniques confidently
Good knowledge of National Curriculum subjects, and their progression, at KS1/2
Sound understanding of pedagogy at KS1/2
Understanding of, and interest in, the factors which affect behaviour
Knowledge of current educational developments, including behaviour for learning, feedback/pupil progress, and metacognition
A commitment to inclusive schooling and academic achievement for all.
SEN allowance and TLR
About The New Rush Hall School
- Fencepiece Road, Ilford, Essex, IG6 2LB
- Not Applicable
- Special School