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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (Actual)

Reception Class Teacher job summary


  • To take overall responsibility for a class of children as designated by the Headteacher
  • To plan stimulating, challenging and enjoyable activities which provide children with unforgettable learning opportunities
  • To teach pupils according to their educational needs
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils

Other duties:

  • Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual pupils and of any other class or group of pupils assigned
  • Providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters
  • Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of pupils
  • Communicating and consulting with parents of pupils
  • Participating in Parent Information Evenings
  • Communicating and consulting with persons or bodies outside the school
  • Providing or contributing to oral and written assessment reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils
  • Participating in arrangements made for Performance Management
  • Reviewing from time to time methods of teaching and programmes of work
  • Participating in arrangements for further training and professional development as a teacher
  • Advising and co-operating with the Headteacher and other teachers on the preparation and development of courses, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorised to be on school premises and engaged in school activities elsewhere
  • Participating in school meetings which relate to the curriculum, administration or organisation of the school
  • Supervising and, as far as practicable, teaching any pupils whose teacher is not available to teach

Co-ordination of a Curriculum Area (for M2+ teachers):

  • To be responsible, under the guidance and direction of the Headteacher, for the development of a Curriculum Area (To be discussed at interview)
  • To organise and manage resources which relate to that subject
  • To keep the policy for that subject up to date
  • To monitor and evaluate the delivery of the subject across the school
  • To liaise with colleagues, keep up to date with current thinking and share with staff all significant developments in the subject

Other Professional Requirements:

To set an excellent standard of behaviour and to be an inspiring role model for children

To establish and maintain constructive relationships with parents

To be responsible for the welfare, safety and professionalism of support staff, students and others working in the classroom and to ensure that they are deployed effectively

To take shared responsibility for the school environment and to encourage children to have a pride in their school

To be supportive of other work colleagues and to foster good working relationships and a friendly working environment

To promote a positive image of the school and the Great Learners Trust in the community

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from the successful candidate.

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About Elmhurst School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
483 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

We are proud to serve a community of approximately 480 pupils in the heart of Aylesbury as an inclusive, diverse, two-form entry primary school, which includes funded spaces for both two-year-olds and Nursery children. Our children enjoy well-maintained, spacious grounds with lots for outdoor learning in addition to well-equipped classrooms, which are regularly invested in.

Our three core values of Aspire, Create and Think thread through all aspects of school life. Our school culture is rooted in high expectations and centred around positive relationships with children as we strongly believe that this is fundamental in ensuring they feel safe, valued as individuals and confident to use their voice. Our pastoral offer for our pupils and their families is extensive; we know that positive partnership are vitally important to ensure the success of all of our pupils and therefore we work closely with parents as the first educator to achieve this.

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