16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks


  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

Whole school organisation, strategy and development:

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s vision and values
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes, including being a subject leader for a non-core subject

Health, safety and discipline:

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development:

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
  • Take part in the appraisal and professional development of others, where appropriate


  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals:

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

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

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


  • Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies
  • Work with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to promote the best interests of pupils, including sharing concerns where necessary
  • Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school

What the school offers its staff

Dale Community Primary School is a large vibrant school which is federated with Stonehill Nursery School. Both schools are located in the heart of the city of Derby.

We have 550 pupils on roll. Our pupils live in a multi-cultural environment and the school is proud to be at the centre of that community. The majority of our children are of Asian origin with many other ethnic groups represented in our school community. Our recent OFSTED inspection in October 2023 said:

‘Pupils are happy and safe at this friendly, welcoming and inclusive school. Pupils appreciate the care and support that they receive from school.’

‘Pupils are kind and accepting of one another. They talk positively about welcoming any recently arrived pupils into their school community.’

Dale and Stonehill have approximately 100 highly committed staff that work well together as a team. We describe ourselves as a school for creating opportunity and embracing innovation to nurture each and every individual.

We aim to

- INSPIRE a love of learning

- BUILD a strong community

- CELEBRATE our diversity

- PROVIDE life-changing opportunities

- ACHIEVE in all areas of school life

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment; please contact the school office to arrange.


All appointments are subject to suitable references, a Medical Clearance check and a Disclosure and Barring Services check. Please click here to view our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

Applying for the job

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About Dale Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
549 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01332 760070

Arranging a visit to Dale Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cpass@dale.derby.sch.uk.

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