Early Years Teacher, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Aureus Primary SchoolDidcot, Oxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Aureus Primary School is a brand new, state of the art primary school that will be opening on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2018. We will grow to two forms of entry with a maximum capacity of 420 pupils once full, but will open with two Reception Classes and a Nursery provision. 

Early Years Teacher:

Core purpose

To achieve high quality teaching duties and to make effective use of resources in order to achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement for all children. 

To support school improvement plan initiatives led by the Headteacher whilst promoting the wellbeing of staff and children in the school.

Main Duties

Use school policy and Early Years Foundation Stage Profile requirements to set clear targets for improvement of children’s achievement and monitor children’s progress towards these targets

Plan and prepare high quality lessons

Teach high quality lessons that meet the needs of all Early Years children within the class and facilitate good learning and progress

Regularly provide feedback to children in accordance with the school policy

Have a regard to the curriculum for the school, with a view on promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the children in any class or group assigned.

Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of children

Ensure the effective/efficient deployment of the classroom support

Learning and Teaching 

Effectively use ICT to support teaching and learning.

Planning and preparing of outstanding lessons.

Teaching outstanding lessons that meet the needs of all children within the class, and facilitate good learning and progress.

Regularly mark and provide feedback to children in accordance with the school policy.

Have a regard to the curriculum for the school, with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the children in any class or group assigned.

Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of children.

Ensuring the effective/ efficient deployment of classroom support.

Effectively using ICT to support the teaching and learning.

Providing an inspirational learning environment as a model to others.

Student Welfare

Promoting the general progress and well-being of the individual children and of any class or group assigned.

Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of the children

Communicating and consulting with parents.

Communicating and cooperating with persons or bodies outside the school.

Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

Assessing and Reporting

Providing or contributing to oral and written assessment, reports and references relating to individuals or groups of children.

Effectively using ICT to support assessment and performance tracking.

Monitoring and reviewing the annual reports for teachers within each year group.


Participating in arrangements in line with school performance management procedures.

Other Responsibilities 

Attending staff meetings and assemblies.

Develop and implement key initiatives across the school as required.

Review the methods of teaching and programmes of work.

Participating in arrangements for further training and professional development as a teacher including undertaking training and professional development which aim to meet the needs identified in performance management objectives or statements.

Working as a member of a designated team and to contribute positively to effective working relations within the school.

Contribute and lead on specific areas of the school improvement plan.

To perform in accordance with any direction which may be given by the Headteacher, any duties that may reasonably be requested.


EYFS Leader

GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly within the framework of the duties and responsibilities specified above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities.


GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Applications Deadline: 18th February 2018

Interviews: w/c 26th February 2018

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