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KS1 Class Teacher

  • Location: Wandsworth
  • Start date: 16 Apr 2018
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11000917
  • Branch: London Primary South West
  • Consultant: Sarah Goddard
  • Call: 020 8971 1285
Job description
Protocol Education are currently recruiting for a Primary School based in the borough of Wandsworth to teach a Year 2 class after Easter until the end of the academic year.

Job Description:

Safeguarding and Inclusion
1. To be individually responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children s/he is responsible for, or with whom s/he comes into contact.
2. To support the distinctive ethos of a Church of England school.
3. To take account of each child's home language and culture ensuring this is reflected in displays, materials and throughout the curriculum.
4. To provide a safe, welcoming and positive atmosphere for parents that will establish strong links with the School.
5. To comply with policies and procedures relating to Child Protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection and to ensure that the worker's line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.
6. To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children's Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the worker's role within the organization.

Classroom Management and Organisation
To teach and actively promote a system of Assertive Discipline.
To follow the School's Classroom Code that will create a well-ordered, calm environment that is stimulating and purposeful.
To ensure that all equipment is organised and accessible to children so that it encourages independent learning
To organise a learning environment that enables children to take ownership of their learning
To maintain half-term assessment records and samples of work as specified in the School's assessment schedule.
To provide, mark and monitor homework according to the agreed schedule.
To manage Learning Support staff in classroom tasks they are expected to undertake.

Teaching and Learning
To plan and teach stimulating and interesting learning based on the National Curriculum for KS1 leading to KS1 statutory assessment.
To teach young children a wide range of basic social and educational skills, that can be assessed.
To plan for a range of ability so that all children reach their potential
To take every opportunity to develop speaking and listening skills, and read regularly with every child

Continuing Professional Development
To be an active member of an integrated learning team.
To be pro-active in identifying areas for career and self-development.

To have QTS status
To hold either a BEd, PGCE, Certificate in Education or equivalent.

Essential criteria:
To have relevant experience and proven ability to:
Plan and regularly assess learning based on the National Curriculum requirements for KS1
Carry out end of KS1 assessment (SATs)
Employ effective teaching strategies
Demonstrate an ability to set up and maintain a high quality and purposeful learning environment
Teach, develop and extend children's reading.
Manage other adults to support learning in the classroom
To demonstrate proficiency to teach and embed:
A system of Assertive Disciplines
Sound routines for managing children
Ability to employ strategies that will involve parents in their children's learning at home and at school
Sound IT skills (Word, Excel, electronic communication and media)
Ability to use IT and electronic media as a tool for learning

Desirable criteria:
Relevant experience and ability to facilitate curriculum development.

If you are interested in this role please email your most recent CV to

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