Nursery 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. 

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 well- being of staff and children in the school.

Key Accountabilities

Learning and Teaching

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

Effectively use ICT to support teaching and learning


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

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

Communicate and consult with the parents of children and other with persons or bodies outside school

Maintaining good order and discipline among the children and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorised to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in school

Assessments and Reports

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

Effectively using ICT to support assessment and performance tracking

Review, Induction, Further Training and Development

Reviewing from time to time 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 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 

Participating in whole school developments in relation to School and group improvement plans


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 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.


Application Deadline: 18th February 2018

Shortlisting: w/c 19th February 2018

Interviews: w/c 26th February 2018

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