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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications and training

The successful candidate will:

  • Have QTS.
  • Be willing to undertake relevant CPD.
  • Examples of CPD


The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working in a school.
  • Previous experience teaching KS1
  • Previous experience working in partnership with parents
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Experience working with pupils with SEND
  • Experience working with children who have challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with children with EAL

Knowledge and skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A sound understanding of the primary curriculum.
  • Excellent behaviour management skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of key performance indicators and the ability to use them to monitor progress.
  • Awareness of the needs of pupils with EAL.
  • Awareness of the needs of pupils with SEND.
  • An understanding of how a pupil’s learning is affected by their intellectual, emotional and social development, and the stages of child development.
  • An understanding of the importance of parental involvement and strategies for engaging parents.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to teaching and ensuring good level of attainment.
  • Supportive of their colleagues.
  • Have good attendance and punctuality.
  • Be proactive in the working environment.
  • Be enthusiastic and positive.
  • Be able to accommodate to changes in priorities.
  • Be able to anticipate workload and plan ahead.
  • Be able to develop effective relationships with parents.
  • Be able to encourage and enable others to reach their full potential.
  • Show a growth mindset and positive belief system.
  • Self-confidence.
  • Ability to relate well to other professionals.
  • A flexible approach.

What the school offers its staff

Please come and visit us; call us on 01983-292872 or email head@queensgateprimary.co.uk to organise a visit

Further details about the role

An opportunity has arisen to work on the beautiful Isle of Wight

Queensgate Foundation Primary School is looking for an inspirational teacher to join our Year 1 team. We are looking for commitment, passion, innovation and a relentless drive to improve outcomes for children in phonics, reading, writing and maths within a broad curriculum.

Would you like:

Ø A challenge within a supportive environment

Ø To work in partnership with a leadership team where children are at the heart of the decision making

Ø An amazing new building to work in

Ø To develop a love of learning with wonderful children

Commitment to safeguarding

Queensgate Foundation Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and the role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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About Queensgate Foundation Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01983 298727

Queensgate Foundation Primary School opened in 2010 and since then has had three ‘good’ Ofsted inspections. The staff of Queensgate are dynamic and experienced with much to offer. We set high teaching standards and expect great things from our children. We are totally committed to providing all children the best educational start we can. We work closely with a variety of agencies and partners. We also want to work closely with – our parents and carers. Close collaboration between home, school and the community is essential to ensure that our pupils' years at Queensgate are both happy and successful. This is why our mission statement is: “Working Together for a Successful Future”. We believe in encouraging each child to reach their true potential; helping them to make the most of their time with us. We cater for all abilities and will provide a friendly and approachable environment where the children and parents feel valued. Children will be treated as individuals and we will ensure they have fun and are successful in their learning

Arranging a visit to Queensgate Foundation Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@queensgateprimary.co.uk.

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