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Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover 1 year in the first instance)
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Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover 1 year in the first instance)

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Oasis Academy Don Valley


Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
February 2018
Apply by:
26 January 2018

Job overview

Oasis Academy Don Valley are looking to appoint an outstanding Classroom Teacher to cover for maternity leave for 1 year in the first instance.

Job Purpose

  • To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class. 
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities.
  • To promote the aims and objectives of the academy and maintain its philosophy of education.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To create and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment, which is conducive to children’s learning.
  • To plan and prepare lessons in order to deliver the curriculum and bespoke academy curriculum, ensuring breadth and balance in all subjects.
  • To plan and deliver a creative, responsive and appropriate curriculum for the profile of learners in your class.
  • To identify clear teaching objectives and learning outcomes, with appropriate challenge and high expectations.
  • To rigorously develop basic skills in Language and Mathematics, ensuring rapid progress is made in these areas.
  • To maintain good order and discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety.
  • To organise and manage groups or individual pupils ensuring differentiation of learning meets the needs of all children. 
  • To plan opportunities to develop the social, emotional and cultural aspects of children’s learning.
  • To support inwardly mobile pupils through baseline assessment, knowledge of children records and appropriate pastoral and teaching support.
  • To maintain a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record keeping and reporting of children’s progress.
  • To prepare appropriate records for the transfer of pupils.
  • To ensure effective use of support staff within the classroom, including parent helpers.
  • To participate in staff meetings as required. 
  • Contribute to the development and co-ordination of a particular area of the curriculum.
  • To be part of a whole academy team, actively involved in decision-making on the preparation and development of policies and programmes of study, teaching materials, resources, methods of teaching and pastoral arrangements.
  • To ensure that academy policies are reflected in daily practice.
  • To communicate and consult with parents over all aspects of their children’s education – academic, social and emotional.
  • To liaise with outside agencies when appropriate e.g. Educational Psychologist.
  • To meet individual needs of all groups of pupils.
  • To continue professional development, maintaining a portfolio of training undertaken.
  • To meet with parents and appropriate agencies, to contribute positively to the education of the children concerned. 
  • To support the Principal and Head of Primary Phase in promoting the ethos of the Academy.
  • To promote the welfare of children and to support the academy in safeguarding children though relevant policies and procedures.
  • To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity.
  • To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the Academy’s Health and Safety policy and any academy-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Beverley Eaton on 0114 2200 403 or by email at Beverley.eaton@oasisdonvalley.org 

Closing date for applications is: Friday 26th January 2018, 12:00pm

Interviews will take place on: w/c Monday 29th January 2018

Safeguarding children and young people

Oasis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.


The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment.

The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed.


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Oasis Academy Don Valley

We are delighted that you are considering joining our Oasis Academy Don Valley Family.

Our All-through Academy is open to children aged from 2-16 years of age. We are located on Leeds Road, in the Darnall and Attercliffe area of Sheffield.

Our mission is simple to provide all children with an exceptional education that is at the heart of our community. We achieve this by having high expectations of behaviour, through focused routines, an unwavering focus on outcomes and by offering the very best teaching and support. At Oasis Academy Don Valley children learn, behave and are well mannered.

Our Academy is values driven and from the moment children join our academy family we expect them to live our values. In our academic culture children are focused on working hard and endeavour to do well, striving to be the very best version of themselves.

Oasis Academy Don Valley is an integral part of our community. An Exceptional Academy involves the whole community. We are all part of the Academy family and look forward to getting to know you and working with you in the best interest of our children.

We Offer: 

  • A unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children 
  • A highly skilled team of dedicated staff to work alongside 
  • A supportive leadership team
  • A well-resourced Academy with great class rooms and facilities
  • Strong CPD opportunities within the Oasis family and through external providers
  • High quality support and mentoring to ensure that you succeed
  • Fitness classes run by staff and reduced fees for membership to the nearby EIS
  • A fantastic community of parents and children who deserve the best

Being part of the Oasis family of acadmies offers a supportive network of leaders, teachers and specialists who will be on hand to offer support to you and the Acadmey as we work towards our shared vision of delivering exceptional!

We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm.

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