Dynamic and Experienced Year 6 Teacher, Camberwell, London

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Comber Grove Primary SchoolCamberwell, London

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Comber Grove Primary School

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced teacher to join our team. Our vision is to maintain a school with a culture that encompasses academic and creative excellence. Children, staff and governors are committed to the school ethos, which is built on the principles of learning through a creative curriculum, encompassing the arts. The school is committed to developing all children’s academic and creative abilities alike. Every child deserves the chance to succeed. Comber Grove gives the pupils of Camberwell the chance to do so. 

Job details

Job title: Dynamic Year 6 Class Teacher

Salary: M2 – M4 (preferred but not exclusively)

Contract type: Full time/Permanent

Reporting to: Deputy Headteacher

Main purpose

The teacher will:

· Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

· Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities


· Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work

· Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment

· Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils

· Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

· Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

· Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

· Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

· Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision

· Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

· Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

· Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach

Health, safety and discipline

· Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

· Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development

· Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

· Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching

· Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others


· Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

· Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school

· Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

· Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

· Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

· Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities

The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.

To apply please contact Sarah Bowmer on 0207 703 4168 or email sbowmer@combergrove.southwark.sch.uk

Job location

More about Comber Grove Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Comber Grove, London, SE5 0LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7703 4168
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