Transition Teacher, Primary to Secondary

St Ignatius College, Enfield


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541

Job summary

• To uphold and support the distinctive Jesuit, Catholic ethos of the College.
• To work with Year 7 team and feeder primaries to support successful transition.
• To work with Year 7 and Year 8 teachers to support with transition from KS2.
• To plan and prepare lessons and teaching materials appropriate to the needs of pupils.
• To contribute to the preparation, evaluation and monitoring of schemes of work as directed.
• To teach and mark the work of subject classes across agreed key stages.
• To ensure the needs of individual pupils are met through clear structures for lessons and sequences of lessons, to accommodate the range of learning styles and abilities of the pupil.
• To maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils in line with the College Behaviour Policy, including duties and supervision outside the classroom.
• To participate in CPD, share learning with colleagues and incorporate strategies in your teaching.
• To contribute to the development, evaluation and maintenance of agreed working practices and curriculum development within the subject.
• To keep abreast of changes in your subject area and to contribute ideas as to how these changes might be implemented.
• To aid in the development of appropriate internal assessment materials.
• To assess accurately and record and report on assessments undertaken by pupils and to provide assessment data and formal reports at the appropriate times.
• To make effective use of data to assess pupils against target information and inform future planning to consolidate and extend learning.
• To plan for the inclusion of all students with additional needs in lessons through an understanding of those needs and adaption of planning and resources to meet the needs.
• To be a tutor, providing pastoral support, guidance and advice to students, keeping appropriate records and reporting on the personal and social needs and progress of the pupils in that class.

Essential educational requirements

• Holds a DfE recognised teaching qualification
• Good honours degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

his role would be suited to a skilled primary school teacher looking to further their career by making the move into secondary education. The successful candidate will have excellent teaching skills and will work predominantly with Year 7 and Year 8 students and be able to teach most subjects at KS3. The successful candidate will have the ability to provide a supportive transition programme with a focus on English/Literacy and Maths/Numeracy, will have a passion for teaching, and be hard-working, flexible, innovative and will enjoy working collaboratively to secure the best possible outcomes for students.

Employee benefits

• Leadership Programmes
• Progression Opportunities
• Teacher Training Programmes
• Comprehensive CPD programme
• NQT Induction Programme with weekly support sessions
• Teaching and Learning briefings
• Professional Thursdays
Other benefits
Swimming pool for staff use
• Free car parking
• 100 % interest free season ticket loan
• Tax free bikes for work
• Teacher’s Pension Scheme

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1014 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Ignatius College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St Ignatius College

St Ignatius College is:
• A well-respected, oversubscribed Jesuit Community committed to the spiritual, personal and academic development of each individual: the formation of the whole person
• A warm friendly community where all are respected and valued
• A school where teachers are developed ‘’through a strong programme of ongoing individualised support’ and where leaders are ‘’without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement’’
• A school where students are courteous, respectful and keen to succeed
• Teacher testimonial: “I feel that I have really grown professionally at St Ignatius College. Teachers are encouraged to take risks with their practice and the CPD is second to none. It is an incredibly supportive environment.”

School location

Turkey Street, Enfield, EN1 4NP