72 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    4 October 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Special Needs

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £51,179.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher job summary

Core Purpose:

  • Planning, preparing and implementing learning activities so that children and young people enjoy learning, achieve their full potential and experience a sense of wellbeing.
  • Creating a positive learning environment as set out in the school’s ‘Positive Behaviour for Learning Manifesto’.
  • Leading a class team to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all children and young people
  • Assessing, recording and reporting progress for children and young people within the class.
  • Preparing for and contributing to Person Centred Reviews.
  • Working in partnership with parents, colleagues and other professionals to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Corporate responsibilities


To ensure that the responsibilities of the role are carried out in a way that reflects the vision and values of the Trust.

To be aware of and observe all policies, procedures, working practices and regulations, and in particular to comply with policies relating to Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, Confidentiality, Data Protection and Financial Regulations, reporting any concerns to an appropriate person.

To uphold our commitment to safeguarding and to promote the wellbeing of children.

To contribute to a culture of continuous improvement.

To comply with all reasonable management requests.

Key responsibilities:

Teaching and Learning


Plan and implement appropriate teaching and learning activities to address challenging learning objectives in all areas of the curriculum, appropriately differentiated to meet the needs of all children and young people in the class;

Work within the Trust’s Positive Behaviour Policy to improve the quality of children and young people’s lives, to establish appropriate behaviour for learning and to help them work with other people;

S Support children and young people to experience positive wellbeing through appropriate learning and leisure activities and by creating a supportive ethos within the class;

Ee Establish productive working relationships with children and young people, acting as a role model and setting high expectations;

Direct and support other members of the team so that they develop and use their skills to provide a rich curriculum and a positive learning experience for all children and young people in the class;

Su Support and oversee inclusion for children and young people through experiences in other schools, colleges and work experience schemes;

P Plan and lead educational visits, including residential visits, as appropriate to the needs and interests of the children and young people in the class;

o Work with other members of the team to create classroom and corridor displays which celebrate progress and support learning

Assessment, Target Setting and Recording Progress

Provide feedback to children and young people in relation to progress and achievement and support them, where they can, to assess their own learning;

Maintain objective and accurate records and reports on achievement, progress and other matters, collating appropriate evidence and entering data into the school systems;

Prepare for Person Centred Reviews and contribute to them so that achievements are celebrated and key issues discussed.

Partnership Working

Support the role of parents in learning by sharing information with them in meetings or through written communication and by taking account of their views in planning and teaching;

Liaise with other professionals to design and implement learning programmes for individuals and to ensure a rich and varied curriculum;

Make referrals to other professionals where appropriate, in discussion with the Head of School

Represent the school at external meetings as requested by the Principal.

Perso Personal Development and School Improvement

Take an active part in training and other development opportunities and apply what is learnt to improve teaching and learning;

Participate in the Trust’s Appraisal process;

Contribute to training and development for colleagues, including supporting members of the team;

Take responsibility within a named area of the curriculum as directed by the Principal – for example co-ordinating resources, identifying training opportunities or planning enrichment activities within the named area;

Contribute to focus groups and other means of reviewing and improving the curriculum;

Attend meetings called by the school.

Notes:

This document is an overview of the role. The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to those listed above and it is anticipated that the role will evolve over time and as such the duties may change.

This document does not form part of the contract of employment.

This post will have contact with children and young adults and as such a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required as a condition of employment.


Flourish Learning Trust is uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

The Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit, ensuring best practice in our recruitment process is essential to our commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Whitefield School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
374 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Special Educational Needs

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