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Maternity Cover Year 4 Teacher
  • Employer: The Academy of Woodlands
  • Reference: WPA/21/164485
  • Published: Thu 16/09/2021, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/09/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: MPS (£25,714 - £36,961 Per annum)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Woodlands Primary Academy, Kent

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Maternity Cover Year 4 Teacher

Fixed term January 4th 2022 to August 3rd 2022

The Academy of Woodlands are looking to recruit a Year 4 Class Teacher to cover maternity.

The Academy of Woodlands is a large community primary school with a well-established nursery. The school is 3 form entry with a current good Ofsted rating. We place a strong emphasis on sporting achievement, drama and the Arts.  Extensive grounds including a synthetic pitch and a Forest School means that we can offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities.

Main purpose

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities

Teaching

  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes
  • Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

Health, safety and discipline

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
  • Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others

Communication

  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

  • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
  • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
  • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The post holder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the Headteacher or line manager.

Person specification

Qualifications and experience

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Successful primary teaching experience

Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
  • A good understanding of how children learn
  • Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning

Personal qualities

  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • High expectations for children’s attainment and progress
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding and equality

 Interview date - 18th October