2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter term or sooner if possible

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main scale/Upper scale salary

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teaching Qualification • Qualified Teacher Teaching and learning • Experience of teaching in Key Stage 2

• Proven high quality class teaching

• Excellent classroom behaviour management

• A clear understanding of the needs of Key Stage 2 children.

• An innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning.

• Experience of working with children with SEND • Ability to support parent/carers to improve outcomes for their children • A proven record of raising achievement • Confident to use and teach Computing • Knowledge of assessment, pupil tracking and target setting Subject Leadership • Experience of successful coordination of a curriculum subject or project/task that has had a whole school impact (not if an ECT) Professional Attributes • Evaluative and reflective • Ability to learn from others in the team and to provide support as necessary. • Ability to be flexible • Experience of effective working with Governors (e.g. as Teacher Governor) • Willingness to lead an area of whole school development Personal Skills • Sense of humour • Excellent interpersonal skills • Innovative, problem solver • A positive ‘can do’ approach • Enthusiastic and passionate about teaching • Warm and approachable to parents • Ability to bring own personal interests to our community

What the school offers its staff

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable class teacher with high expectations of children’s work and behaviour, who plans interesting activities and promotes the characteristics of effective learning

If you

• Have a genuine passion and drive to provide quality academic and social learning experiences for the children in your care

• Can work co-operatively with children and their families to secure the best possible educational outcomes

• Are an enthusiastic teacher who believes that learning should be creative and fun

• Want to be part of an enthusiastic, supportive, motivated team. Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a forward thinking and supportive school which encourages staff professional development. Willowcroft is proud to be part of the Oxfordshire Primary Education Network (OPEN) an innovative group of schools working together to provide the highest quality of education for all our pupils.

Commitment to safeguarding

Willowcroft School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be requested to complete a DBS check and references will be required in line with our safeguarding policy.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to alee@willowcroft.oxon.sch.uk

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About Willowcroft Community School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
472 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01235813304

Arranging a visit to Willowcroft Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tbelcher@willowcroft.oxon.sch.uk.

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