Key Stage 1 Year Group Leader / Class Teacher, Luton, Bedfordshire

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Hillborough Infant SchoolLuton, Bedfordshire

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMR/UPR & TLR2b
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted  rated Good, with happy, well-behaved pupils who are keen to learn.  Following our recent refurbishment  programme, we are pleased to offer an enhanced building and a stimulating  environment for our children and staff.

We can offer:

· A supportive, enthusiastic and   friendly team;

· A supportive leadership team;

· Children who are well behaved   and want to learn;

· Commitment to your own professional development.

About the job

Hillborough   Infant and Nursery School is looking to recruit a passionate and committed KS1   Teacher / Year Group Leader, to start in January 2019. 

About you
  As a Class Teacher can you offer:

· Excellent  classroom practice;

· Strong  commitment to raising standards;

· High  expectations of all pupils work and behaviour;

· Support  the ethos, aims and vision of the school;

· Ability  to work as part of a team;

· Motivation,  drive and enthusiasm.

In   addition to the roles and responsibilities of a Class Teacher (as described   in the Teacher Standards) the Year Group Leader will:

· Have experience of professional leadership and  management of  KS1;

· Support the Head Teacher in the effective and efficient running of a year group, embracing the   schools ethos, values and aims, being an exemplary role model;

· Contribute to the development of excellence  through developing and creating policies, supporting staff during their  implementation, monitoring and evaluating their impact;

· Play a major role, under the direction of the  Head Teacher, in monitoring and evaluating the provision and outcomes for  pupils in the year group, using this information to work with the Head Teacher to create year group development and improvement plans;

· Be responsible for implementing assessment   procedures and be accountable for the outcomes of pupils in a year group;

· Be an outstanding teacher and lead teaching and   learning within the year group team, creating an engaging curriculum and   actively engaging parents in the life of the school;

· Ensure that the KS1 team work together  effectively and efficiently, by providing excellent organisational ability,   leadership and management skills.

Application   process

Visits to the school are welcomed   and strongly encouraged. Please   contact Ms Rahman on 01582 725 764 to arrange a convenient time or email

Online applications are preferred and can be submitted via TES, Luton Borough Council's or MyNew Term (Bedfordshire) recruitment websites. For an application form please send a large SAE to the school address: Ms Rahman, Hillborough Infant and Nursery School, Hillborough Road, Luton, Beds, LU1 5EZ.

Applicants for this public-facing   post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective   help or advice, in fluently spoken English.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the   welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.   Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate   to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure &   Barring Service (DBS).

Luton Borough Council is also committed to following a   policy of equal opportunities. You   must be a UK resident or hold a full UK visa.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools. 

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More about Hillborough Infant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Address: Hillborough Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5EZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 725764