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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential Criteria

1 Knowledge and Experience

1.1 Evidence of exemplary Key Stage 1 classroom practice.

1.2 A sound understanding of recent developments in the primary school curriculum.

1.3 Knowledge of the particular requirements of delivering education to pupils with AEN/SEN, very able, LAC or who have other particular individual needs.

1.4 Knowledge of strategies which are necessary to promote purposeful learning and progress while safeguarding the health and safety of pupils.

1.5 Understanding of multicultural education and other issues related to ensuring that

classroom organisation and practices is not discriminatory.

2 Skills and Abilities

2.1 Ability to plan and prepare programmes of work, appropriately differentiated, for the delivery of the curriculum to children in the primary school age range.

2.2 Ability to assess the needs of individual pupils and maintain appropriate records for the purpose of continuity and progress in curriculum areas.

2.3 Ability to select appropriate resources to create a stimulating learning environment.

2.4 Ability to relate and communicate effectively with parents

2.5 Ability to direct the work of a teaching assistant.

2.6 Ability to work closely with other members of staff in the development of the curriculum and pastoral work of the school.

2.7 Excellent inter-personal skills

2.8 Excellent time and task management skills.

2.9 Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

2.10 Ability to use data effectively in setting targets and understanding pupil progress.

3 Qualifications

3.1 DfE recognised teaching qualification

3.2 Evidence of ongoing professional development; attendance on courses, INSET, action research, personal study etc.

4 Personal Qualities

Commitment to:

4.1 safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

4.2 a range of teaching approaches that encourage pupils to develop their full potential.

4.3 equal opportunities within the whole school development plan.

4.4 partnership with Governors, school and parents.

What the school offers its staff

Ticehurst and Flimwell Church of England Primary School is in a rural setting just on the outskirts of the small village of Ticehurst, within easy access to the M25 via the A21, and it has good rail links from Stonegate and Wadhurst to London and coastal towns. We have parking on site and a large staff room.

There are currently 113 pupils on role, aged between four and eleven years, and we have an independently-run pre-school on site. The school is modern and has a spacious hall, new library, new ICT suite and classrooms - each with outdoor courtyard areas. The outside environment is extensive with a playground, netball court, pond area, gardens, outdoor gym, outdoor classrooms, playing field and a forest school.

Our school serves the local communities of Ticehurst and Flimwell; we also have pupils who come from further afield and have good links with the village and churches of both Ticehurst and Flimwell.

There are currently five mixed-age classes. We are a friendly and supportive team and leaders are especially considerate of staff wellbeing and workload. The teaching staff are backed by teaching assistants who help to create a strong team who work well together.

Visits to the school are encourgaed, please do not hesitate to make an appointment to come and view the school. If you would like further information, please telephone or visit our school website at www.ticehurst.e-sussex.sch.uk.

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About Ticehurst and Flimwell Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Arranging a visit to Ticehurst and Flimwell Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ticehurst.e-sussex.sch.uk.

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