KS1 Class Teacher, Sheffield

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Oasis Academy Don ValleySheffield

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Start date: September2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

KS1 Classroom Teacher

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. 
  • 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 more information and to download an application form visit: www.oclcareers.org  For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Beverley Eaton on 0114 2200 403 or by email at Beverley.eaton@oasisdonvalley.org    

To apply, please send your completed Application and Equal Opportunities forms to Beverley.eaton@oasisdonvalley.org



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Leeds Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 220 0400
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