Year 4 Class Teacher

The Vaynor First School, Redditch, Worcestershire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Primary, Primary, Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Class Teacher to join our friendly and forward thinking school.

The successful candidate will be committed to inspiring our children to be the very best they can be, providing them with an engaging, compassionate and creative curriculum experience and ensuring that our children are at the heart of all they do.

As a highly effective practitioner, you will share our vision of high aspirations and a passion for learning.

This role is a fixed term position with a Year 4 class, for two terms in the first instance.

We are looking for someone who:

• Can bring out the best in children and make learning fun
• Is able to create exciting and challenging learning opportunities
• Has a current understanding of curriculum innovation
• Demonstrates strong subject knowledge
• Develops within our children thinking and enquiring minds with a spirit of curiosity
• Is able to foster a caring ethos in which children build compassion, kindness and respect for one another
• Is committed to working closely with the school community
• Is able to meet the differing needs of children

We can offer you:
• a supportive leadership team with a proven track record of whole school improvement
• opportunities to lead in a curriculum area
• opportunities to network, moderate with and work with other teachers in the Trust
• an innovative and creative approach to school improvement

You will need to demonstrate the following:
• Proven track record of creative and engaging teaching which leads to outstanding outcomes for children regardless of their starting point
• Ability to use a wide range of teaching strategies to inspire children so that they are highly engaged in their learning
• Significant contribution to raising standards of pupil achievement
• A clear philosophy and understanding of how children learn
• Excellent behaviour management skills and a positive approach to discipline
• Excellent subject knowledge, especially in English and Maths
• Commitment to working as part of a team
• Willingness to go the extra mile to support our children and their families

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check is required for this post prior to commencement.

CVs will not be accepted as a method of application. Please ensure a Trust application form is completed and uploaded.

Closing date: Tuesday 10th December
Interviews: Tuesday 17th December

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 443 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 9
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Vaynor First School website (opens in a new window)
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School location

Tennyson Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5BL