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Year 6 Teacher

Reference:

VAC-519

Sector:

Primary

Salary:

£23,000 to £24,000 Per Annum

Town/City:

Brighton

Contract Type:

Maternity Cover

This is maternity cover starting in February 2020 on a full time basis.

QTS required

About the school:

Children come first at this school. They want the children to be responsible, independent, enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals. The school positively promote an environment where mutual respect and inclusion are the core values at this school.

The school aim to:

  • Create a caring, safe and calm environment in which effective learning can take place and there is mutual respect between all members of the school community.
  • Promote the development of children's self-worth, identity and achievement.
  • Ensure we meet the needs of all children and families.
  • Develop in all children the ability to listen to and empathise with others and to appreciate and celebrate differences.
  • Effectively support our LGBT, non-binary and gender questioning children and families within Rudyard Kipling Primary School community.
  • Support children in becoming independent, self-disciplined and responsible lifelong learners who are able to make positive choices.

They show respect for each other by:

  • Being kind and gentle
  • Listening to others
  • Doing the right thing
  • Being honest
  • Looking after things inside and out

Duties -

Knowledge and understanding

  • Have knowledge of and keep up to date with the Curriculum guidance for Key Stage 2 and the National Curriculum.
  • Understand how pupils' learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development and understand the stages of child development.
  • Be familiar with the school's current systems and structures as outlined in policy documents, including the Health and Safety and Child Protection policies.
  • Understand and know how national, local comparative and school data, including National Curriculum test data can be used in professional and school development.

Planning, teaching and class management

  • Plan and deliver, with regard for the school's aims, own policies and schemes of work, the teaching programme for all children within the class, using clear differentiation.
  • Provide clear structures for lessons and for sequences of lessons, which maintain pace, motivation and challenge demonstrating a commitment to high achievement for all
  • Identify needs of individuals and groups within the class making effective use of assessment information on pupils' attainment and progress and in planning future lessons.
  • Ensure effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals, establishing high expectations of behaviour and attainment, so that teaching objectives are met.
  • Monitor and intervene when teaching to ensure sound learning and good behaviour and maintain a safe environment in which pupils feel confident.
  • Use a variety of teaching and learning styles to keep all pupils engaged and to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential.
  • Promote students self-confidence and learner independence.
  • Create and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment which is conducive to children's learning
  • Be familiar with the Code of Practice and identification, assessment and support of pupils with SEN.
  • Evaluate your own teaching critically to improve effectiveness

Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting and accountability

  • Assess and record each pupil's progress systematically with reference to the school's current practice, including the social progress of each child and use the results to inform planning.
  • Mark and monitor work and homework, providing constructive feedback and setting targets for future progress.
  • Set regular, ambitious yet achievable targets for the children, building on prior attainment.
  • Provide reports on individual progress to the Headteacher and parents as required.
  • Liaise with parents in one-to-one meetings and bi-annual Parent Evenings.

Other professional requirements

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues and parents and set a good example through presentation and personal and professional conduct.
  • Participate as required in meetings with professional colleagues and parents in respect of the duties and responsibilities of the post.
  • Be aware of the need to take responsibility for your own professional development.
  • Participate in duty rosters, including taking assemblies.
  • Actively engage with whole school developments thereby developing your own practise
  • Participate in staff meetings as required
  • Ensure that school policies are reflected in daily practise
  • Participate in the school's arrangements for appraisal and other professional development activities.
  • Safeguard the health and safety of all children.
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school.

Please submit your CV and we will contact you shortly!

We offer competitive rates of pay, holiday fund and pension!

We are a friendly,dedicated team who are on call 6am-11pm daily.

Term Time Teachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants will be subject to a full face-to-face registration and an Enhanced DBS (Formerly known as CRB).