Fully Qualilfied Class teacher for Year 4 required from January 2012
- Post application
- Tenterfields Primary School, Tenterfields, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3LH.
- Contract TypePermanent
- Contract TimeFull time
- Period of ContractJan to July 2012
- Hours per Week37
Fully Qualified Class Teacher to work in Year 4 alongside a RTP student on a temp basis for two terms.
We seek to appont a full time Class Teacher from Jan 2012 on a temp basis for two terms to work alongside a RTP student in Year 4.The post is not suitable for an NQT. Tenterfields Primary is going from strength to strength and the successful applicant will join a friendly team who teach motivated and happy children.
Purpose of the Job
To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school's policies under the direction of the Headteacher and in line with the current School Teachers' Pay and Conditions.
Planning, Teaching and Class Management
Teach allocated pupils by planning their teaching to achieve progression of learning through:
identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed;
setting tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest;
setting appropriate and demanding expectations that are appropriate to pupil need;
setting clear targets, building on prior attainment;
identifying SEN or very able pupils
providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge;
making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study;
ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time;
maintaining discipline in accordance with the school's procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
Using a variety of teaching methods to:
match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary;
use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions through constructive written and oral feedback that includes next learning steps.
select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other sources;
ensuring pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught;
evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness;
ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support taking account of pupils' needs by providing structured learning opportunities which develop the areas of learning identified in national and local policies and particularly the foundations for literacy and numeracy;
encouraging pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop self control and independence, concentrate and persevere, and listen attentively;
using a variety of teaching strategies which involve planned adult intervention, first-hand experience and structured play and talk as a vehicle for learning.
Use technology to support teaching and learning.
Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting:
assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;
regularly mark and monitor pupils' work and set targets for progress;
assess and record pupils' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise/report the level at which the pupil is achieving;
undertake formative and summative assessment of students as requested by examination bodies, departmental and school procedures;
prepare and present informative reports to parents and share progress on a regular basis.
to support RTP student
Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.
Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.
This post is subject to the current conditions of employment for Class Teachers contained in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document, the 1998 School Standards and Framework Act, the required standards for Qualified Teacher Status and Class Teachers and other current legislation.
This job description should be read in conjunction with 'Clarification notes on the exercise of professional duties for all teachers, other than head teachers' contained at Appendix A This job description should be read in conjunction with 'Clarification notes on the exercise of professional duties for all teachers, other than head teachers' contained within Parts XI and XII of the School Teachers' Pay & Conditions Document.
This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent on carrying them out although the duties listed will qualify for an element of directed time.
Teachers are employed by the Governors of the school.
A minimum of two years teaching in a primary school in the recent past.
Experience of planning, teaching, assessing and evaluating within Key Stage 2.
Experience of managing and organising an effective learning environment.
Experience of planning the curriculum for continuity and progression in order to raise pupil achievement.
Qualified Teacher Status.
Ability to use ICT effectively for teaching, learning and personal development.
Good communicaton and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
Personal qualities and attributes
Drive and enthusiasm for teaching.
Ability to relate well to children and adults.
High expectations of self, children, colleagues and other stakeholders.
DirectorateChildrens Services (Tenterfields Primary School)