Year 4 Class Teacher required for January 2020 (1 year fixed term) Grange Primary School, Harrow, Middlesex

Job description

• To keep up-to-date with current information and research by attending courses, workshops and through personal reading
• To support actively and implement all agreed school policies whilst carrying out the normal course of teaching duties
• To motivate staff by being a positive influence, having enthusiasm and demonstrating excellent practice, raising the profile of the school’s reputation
• When required, to update Governors of developments; speak at Governing Body meetings and in committees
• To attend Local Authority Network Meetings and seek advice from other relevant training organisations
• To provide challenging pupil targets to enable the school to meet its priorities
• To be accountable for securing effective delivery of the curriculum
• To ensure the curriculum supports the raising of standards in reading, writing, maths, science as well as non-core subjects
• To identify interventions that impact on raising achievement and lead to accelerated progress, closing children’s gaps in learning
• To ensure that planning for the curriculum meets the needs and abilities of all pupils
• To monitor the progress of all pupils, particularly in reading, writing and mathematics
• To deliver high quality learning opportunities
• To be proactive as a class teacher, meeting regularly with Learning Support Assistants, phase leaders and the inclusion team to discuss strategic actions to support individual learning needs.
• To inform parents of current initiatives and practice throughout the school by means of letter, website, curriculum meetings and workshops

Essential educational requirements

PGCE or equivalent

Essential qualifications

PGCE or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Ideally, at least 3 years' successful teaching experience in a primary school, although applications from NQTS/less experienced teachers also welcome.

As a teacher at Grange you will need to be:
• Able to foster and develop positive relationships within your class and the wider community
• Someone who has high expectations for teaching and learning
• Innovative and open to trying new approaches and sharing good practice
• An inspiring teacher with a passion for primary education
• Willing to immerse yourself within the Grange community
• Committed to continuing professional development

Employee benefits

In return for your dedication and hard work, we will offer you:

• Amazing children with a passion for learning
• Involvement in creating an exciting curriculum which engages the children and their need to learn
• A dynamic and friendly staff who share the same vision and are dedicated to supportive peer development
• A leadership team that is committed to improving staff wellbeing – we’ve reduced workload through our marking policy, share weekly staff awards and changed our teaching & learning policy to ensure it is developmental rather than judgmental
• High quality professional development opportunities
• Opportunities and continued support to develop your career & leadership skills

About Grange Primary School

Welbeck Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0RY
LA Maintained School
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