Nursery Class Teacher (Maternity Cover), London

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Ark Globe AcademyLondon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Nursery Class Teacher (maternity cover)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Job Description: Nursery Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Reporting to: Senior Assistant Principal

Start date: Monday 5th March 2018

Salary: AM1 – AM6

Contract: 12 months (Maternity Cover)

The Role

  • To deliver outstanding teaching and learning and therefore help pupils achieve excellent academic results
  • To implement and design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires children to appreciate the range of subjects and their application.

Key Responsibilities

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress
  • To provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to develop as learners
  • To help to maintain/establish discipline across the whole academy
  • To contribute to the effective working of the academy.

Outcomes and Activities

Teaching and Learning

  • Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all pupils
  • With direction from the Primary Principal and within the context of the academies curriculum and schemes of work, plan and prepare effective teaching modules and lessons
  • Teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment
  • Use regular assessments to set targets for students, monitor student progress and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring
  • To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual and groups of pupils
  • Develop plans and processes for the classroom with measurable results and evaluate those results to make improvements in student achievement
  • Ensure that all students achieve at least at chronological age level or, if well below level, make significant and continuing progress towards achieving at chronological age level
  • Maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications
  • Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils
  • Direct and supervise co-teachers assigned to the class and when required participate in related recruitment and selection activities
  • Implement and adhere to the behaviour management policy, ensuring the health and well-being of pupils is maintained at all times
  • Participate in preparing pupils for assessments

Academy Culture

  • Support the academy’s values and ethos by contributing to the development and implementation of policies practices and procedures
  • Help create a strong academy community, characterised by consistent, orderly behaviour and caring, respectful relationships
  • Help develop a culture and ethos that is utterly committed to achievement
  • To be active in issues of pupil welfare and support
  • Support and work in collaboration with colleagues and other professional in and beyond the school, covering lessons and providing other support as required.

Other

  • Undertake, and when required, deliver or be part of the appraisal system and relevant training and professional development
  • Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the line manager or Primary Principal.

Person Specification: Nursery Teacher (Maternity cover)

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualified to degree level and above
  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK

Experience

  • Experience of raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment
  • Experience of reflecting on and improving teaching practice to increase pupil achievement
  • Evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning in the year group through schemes of work, assessment and extra-curricular activities etc.

Knowledge

  • Up to date knowledge in the EYFS curriculum
  • Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and standards of results and behaviour

Behaviours

Leadership

  • Effective team member
  • High expectations for accountability and consistency
  • Vision aligned with Ark’s high aspirations, high expectations of self and others
  • Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every pupil
  • Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.

Teaching and Learning

  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Effective and systematic behaviour management, with clear boundaries, sanctions, praise and reward
  • Has very good communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement
  • Acts as a role model to staff and pupils
  • Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice.

Other desirable training and skills

  • Training and practice in Ruth Miskin’s ‘Read, Write Inc.’

Other

  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


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More about Ark Globe Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Harper Road, Southwark, London, SE1 6AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 4076877
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Ark Globe Academy opened as a new all through 3-18 academy, specialising in maths and performing arts in September 2008 and moved into new, state of the art facilities in September 2010.

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