Pupil Premium Teacher Summerlea Community Primary School, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Job description

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks

a) Planning, Teaching and Class Management

Teach allocated pupils by planning their teaching to achieve progression of learning through:

• identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
• setting tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest
• setting appropriate and demanding expectations
• setting clear targets, building on prior attainment
• identifying SEND, disadvantaged or very able pupils;
• providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge;
• making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study;
• ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time;
• maintaining discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework
• using a variety of teaching methods to:
i. match approach to content, structure information, present a
set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary
ii. use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give
attention to errors and misconceptions
iii. select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other sources;
• ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught;
• evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness;
• ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support
• taking account of pupils' needs by providing structured learning opportunities which develop the areas of learning identified in national and local policies and particularly the foundations for literacy and numeracy;
• encouraging pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self control and independence, concentrate and persevere, and listen attentively;
• using a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience and play and talk as a vehicle for learning;

b) Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

• assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;
• mark and monitor pupils' work and set targets for progress;
• assess and record pupils' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving;
• undertake assessment of students as requested by examination bodies, departmental and school procedures;
• prepare and present informative reports to parents.

c) Curriculum Development

• develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance
• contribute to the whole school’s planning activities
• lead a subject area and/or area of learning across the school

d) Other Professional Requirements

• have a working knowledge of teachers' professional duties and legal liabilities;
• operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school;
• know subject(s) or specialism(s) to enable effective teaching;
• establish effective working relationships and set a good example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct;
• endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations;
• co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the school, department and students;
• take part, as may be required, in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school;

Essential educational requirements

Excellent practitioner, educated to degree level with QTS

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of consistently good teaching across the primary age range
Evidence of good pupil progress and an understanding of how data can be used to support learning

Employee benefits

A good insurance scheme with access to free medical advice and support


About Summerlea Community Primary School

Summerlea is a community primary school for pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 (Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2).

Address
Windsor Drive, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN16 3SW
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Summerlea Community Primary School website (opens in a new window)