Key Stage 2 CLASS TEACHER
At Headley Park Primary School, our mission is to ensure that every pupil leaves our school with the ability and desire to learn more, unlock their potential and make their mark in the world. We are looking for an excellent teacher to join our Key Stage 2 teaching team as a class teacher.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER
At Headley Park, we have a lot to offer our valued staff team:
Headley Park children are happy, positive and well behaved. They are full of potential and eager to learn.
Evidence Informed Practice
We are committed to evidence informed practice. Leaders make decisions based on what evidence says works.
At Headley Park we aim to make it easy for our pupils to behave by teaching them the behaviours we expect. We have a behaviour curriculum that provides staff with a consistent approach to rewards, routines and sanctions across the school, from Nursery to Year 6. Behaviour is fully supported by a responsive SLT.
Our fully sequenced, cumulative curriculum is underpinned by detailed schemes of work and additional resources to support the planning and delivery of excellent lessons.
All our teachers are entitled to weekly instructional coaching sessions using the Steplab professional learning platform.
We are a Steplab Hub School meaning we help other schools prepare for their instructional coaching journey by sharing our expertise.
We have a team of highly skilled support staff who work alongside teachers in every year group.
Members of staff at all levels come together to support each other. We are a friendly and approachable team.
The chance to collaborate with other colleagues across the Cathedral Schools Trust, including shared planning days, curriculum collaboration groups and a wide range of professional development opportunities.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for someone who:
- Is an exceptional teacher with drive and aspiration
- Is able to inspire and motivate pupils and staff to strive for excellence and achieve their full potential
- Is committed to setting and modelling high standards in all areas of school life
- Has a proven track record of raising pupil outcomes as a class teacher
- Has enthusiasm, integrity and presence as well as excellent communication and organisational skills
- Will champion a sense of pride in our community
Please see the full recruitment pack below for more information about what we have to offer.
QUESTIONS AND VISITS
Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed. We have various opportunities for you to visit during or after the school day.
To book a place on one of these tours, please contact the school office.
Contract type: Full time, permanent
Salary: Main Pay Scale (as determined by the headteacher), ECTs welcome to apply
Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 17th April 2023
Interview date: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th April 2023
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks incl, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Cathedral Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability or age, and maternity, marital or civil partner status. We encourage applications from under-represented groups. We particularly welcome those from BAME backgrounds as we recognise that our staff team does not currently reflect the diversity of our student body.
As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we ask that all applications are made using our application form and are accompanied by an equal opportunities form. The equal opportunities form is anonymous and is not shared with the shortlisting panel.
Notes: The duties outlined in this job description may be modified by the school, with your agreement, to reflect or anticipate changes in the job, commensurate with the salary and job title. This document does not form part of your contract of employment with the school.