Year Group Leaders (with responsibility for a subject) and Class Teacher

Ben Jonson Primary School, London, E1 4PZ

This job expired on 17 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

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Year Group Leaders (with responsibility for a subject) and Class Teacher job summary

At Ben Jonson Primary School, we are seeking to appoint Year Group Leaders. The position requires consistently ‘good’ or better teachers with either aspirations to grow professionally within our team or somebody with established leadership experience. The right candidates for this Year Group Leader role will have at least 4 years’ experience as excellent practitioners who are ready for this next step in their career. The Year Group Leader post is a key role within the school and the candidates must be committed to the school’s vision and values. As part of the Middle Leadership Team, you will help manage and lead a three-form entry school, working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to continue to improve standards and provide the best outcomes. The subject leadership responsibility will be decided on the individual’s strengths.

Why choose us?
The staff at Ben Jonson Primary School are passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our children. All staff who work here promote our ethos, vision and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of the children.

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable all our children to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through professional development, we support our teachers and teaching assistants to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment. We are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all children enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

What we offer:
• a school that is fully focused on developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability
• a professional, motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards
• development opportunities and investment in your professional development and future career
• supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body and experienced Senior Leadership Team
• discounted wrap around childcare care for staff who have children at the school.

The right candidate will:
• be a consistently ‘good’ or better teacher with detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery
• be highly dedicated and enthusiastic with the ability to motivate both pupils and colleagues
• be able to lead by example and develop the team in their drive to continue to raise standards
• have high standards of communication and interpersonal skills
• have excellent attendance and punctuality with the ability to work towards deadlines
• have experience of innovating to deliver the curriculum.

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About Ben Jonson Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
576 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Ben Jonson Primary is a vibrant, three form entry school, situated in the richly diverse community of the Ocean Estate in Mile End, London.

Arranging a visit to Ben Jonson Primary School

There is an opportunity to visit the school for a tour on Thursday 5th May at 1.30pm and 4.30pm, please call the school to book your slot or email admin@benjonson.towerhamlets.sch.uk

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