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2 x Classroom Teachers (EYFS & Key Stage 1)
Salary Range : According to experience - NQTs welcome to apply
Start Date: 1st September 2019
Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create memorable opportunities for our pupils. To support the development of our teaching team at Hamstel Infant School and Nursery, we are seeking to appoint two Classroom Teachers to join us on our ongoing journey for continued school improvement.
Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate. We are an inclusive, nurturing school with excellent facilities for Outdoor Learning and an indoor swimming pool.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, highly organised, professional and flexible.
The main scope of the job is to:
Establish a purposeful learning environment where diversity is valued and where pupils feel secure and confident.
Teach the required or expected knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the curriculum for all pupils.
Teach clearly structured lessons or sequences of work which interest and motivate pupils.
Provide inspirational learning opportunities to meet the needs of all pupils.
Organise and manage teaching and learning time effectively.
Organise and manage the physical teaching space, materials, texts and other resources safely and effectively with the help of support staff where appropriate.
Set high expectations for pupils' behaviour and establish a clear framework for classroom discipline and promote self-control and independence.
Provide additional opportunities out of class to consolidate and extend work carried out in the class, encouraging pupils to learn independently.
Work collaboratively with specialist teachers and other colleagues.
Manage the work of teaching assistants or other adults to enhance pupils' learning.
Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the Foundation Stage and Primary curriculum.
Set challenging learning objectives which are relevant to individual pupils.
Plan lessons, and sequences of lessons, showing how pupils' learning will be assessed to inform their next steps in learning.
Select and prepare resources, taking account of pupils' interests and backgrounds.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
Please apply on-line using the Essex County Council Website. Visits to the school are encouraged, if you would like to book a visit please contact the Office Manager, Carley Gibbs on 01702 468461.
Closing Date: Friday 28th June 2019 at 4pm or sooner should suitable applicants apply.