Upper KS2 Class Teacher

Southmead Primary School, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £30,480 to £41,483

Job summary

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences; develop schemes of work and lesson plans; establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities; prepare classroom for class activities; provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities; identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs; instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment; use relevant technology to support instruction; observe and evaluate student's performance and development; assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments; provide appropriate feedback on work; encourage and monitor the progress of individual students; maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development; update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations; prepare required reports on students and activities; manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures; maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school; apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary; perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counselling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement; participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations; participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings; communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs; keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Essential educational requirements

• Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
• Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
• Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
• State certification
• Relevant teaching experience
• Knowledge of relevant technology
Key Competencies
• self motivation
• high energy level
• verbal and written communication skills
• attention to detail
• high work standards
• problem solving
• decision making
• organizing and planning
• learning orientation
• critical thinking
• stress tolerance
• flexibility and adaptability
• initiative

Essential qualifications

Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
• Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
• Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject

Essential skills and experience

• Excellent teaching experience
• Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
• Ability to implement strategies for raising pupil achievement
• Excellent people skills – motivating, nurturing and challenging children and adults to achieve their best
• ICT skills for teaching and management
• To take the initiative in a range of situations, to be well-organised, able to work effectively under pressure and to prioritise appropriately to meet deadlines
• Be approachable, accessible, flexible, a good listener and a team player
• Able to lead, manage, motivate and support teaching assistants
• Approachable with excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to promote and develop positive relationships within and beyond the school
• Ability to set and work to deadlines
• Ability to remain positive

Employee benefits

• Happy children who love learning and are proud of their school
• A welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to providing the best outcomes for our children
• Clear succession planning to enable all staff to develop leadership skills for the future
• Excellent opportunities for continued professional development
• Dedicated release time
• A strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team
• A nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that recognises the efforts of all members of the school community

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 397 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Southmead Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@southmead.wandsworth.sc.uk

About Southmead Primary School

School location

Princes Way, London, SW19 6QT