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Job Ref No. ECC2833-71S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers main scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/05/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: week beginning 3 June 2019  

Job Description

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Wewould like to appoint a forward thinking and inspirational Class Teacher to join KS1 in our inclusive primary school.

We welcome applications from teachers early on in their careers as we have an established staff team who will be able to support and develop your teaching skills further. Of course, applications from more experienced staff would be equally welcomed, bringing further expertise to our established team.

We would like you to:

· Enjoy teaching and being part of a dedicated and committed teaching team.

· Be an excellent practitioner with energy and a commitment to make a difference to pupil's lives.

· Have a strong grasp of national strategies and the National Curriculum.

· Have a good understanding of child development and how children learn.

· Have the ability to use formative and summative assessment effectively to ensure children make excellent progress.

· Be understanding of, and be prepared to follow, a restorative approach to behaviour management.

· Be open to personal development and learning.

· Want to make learning engaging and fun for our pupils!

In return we can offer:

· A committed and friendly, supportive team.

· Happy, hardworking pupils who are eager to learn.

· Excellent additional adult support.

· A parallel teacher to work alongside in the year group.

· Opportunities for on-going professional development.

· An attractive outdoor environment

You can read more about us on our website at Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school reception.

Information about the School

The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.

We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.

Why not visit our website,, and see us for yourselves.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Lynne Smith - Finance & HR Manager
The Downs Primary School & Nursery
The Hides, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3RB
Telephone: 01279445538

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