Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Class Teacher

Job Description

  • To carry out the duties of a class teacher in accordance with National Pay and Conditions of Service

  • To plan, with year group colleagues, to provide a balanced curriculum that meets National Curriculum requirements and those of individual children

  • To plan with clear learning objectives and deliver engaging learning activities

  • To establish a good, consistent classroom ethos and environment

  • To provide a well-organised stimulating classroom environment that encourages independent learning

  • To use a variety of teaching styles and strategies that will deliver a curriculum appropriate to the age and needs of the children

  • To ensure that the children are aware of their tasks and that high teacher expectations are met

  • To ensure that learning support assistants are aware of planning and learning needs

  • To respond to children’s work as a reinforcement to learning and highlight successes through discussion and display

  • To record children’s progress through evaluation and the school’s assessment systems

  • To report on children’s achievement to parents in written and oral forms to comply with school policy and statutory National requirements

  • To be a positive role model for children, developing a caring environment in class and around the school, ensuring that equal opportunities have a high focus

  • With colleagues encourage a high expectation of good behaviour in line with the school’s behaviour policy

  • To attend staff meetings and Inset days taking an active part in developing policies

  • To share in maintaining, developing and resourcing the school curriculum

  • To attend regular courses to develop personal knowledge and skills to share their knowledge with colleagues and contribute to the development of the school

  • To participate in the School’s Appraisal scheme

  • To undertake such duties as are reasonably required by the Head Teacher.

Other Duties

If assigned and trained for the role of DDSL, assist the Designated Safeguarding Lead with the support of vulnerable pupils and their families, including liaising with external agencies (for example Children’s Services) and attending meetings relating to the safety and welfare of pupils.

This job description may be changed or modified after negotiation with the Head Teacher or as required by school circumstances and should be reviewed annually.


What the school offers its staff

Our vision is ambitious for every child at Elmwood Juniors. We work hard to nurture and support every child’s development so that they grow into confident, creative and compassionate individuals not only equipped to handle their future academic career, but be instilled with values that encourage children to make genuine contributions to making a better world for their families, our community, this city and even the nation. We offer excellent working conditions with key benefits that include:

• A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school and local community

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Full time School Counsellor• Staff car park on site

• A strong focus on the professional development of all staff within our school

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and any other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@elmwood-jun.croydon.sch.uk

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About Elmwood Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
470 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
02086844007

Elmwood Junior School is a popular community school looking to recruit a passionate and dedicated teacher to join our team in September.

If you are looking for a new challenge in order to continue your career progression, then we would love to hear from you.

Our vision is ambitious for every child at Elmwood Juniors. We work hard to nurture and support every child’s development so that they grow into confident, creative and compassionate individuals not only equipped to handle their future academic career, but be instilled with values that encourage children to make genuine contributions to making a better world for their families, our community, this city and even the nation.

Arranging a visit to Elmwood Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@elmwood-jun.croydon.sch.uk.

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