Primary Teacher, Dunstable

Closing date:

Focus School - Dunstable CampusDunstable

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 DOE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Focus Learning Trust is part of the OneSchool global network, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 18 countries worldwide, our 10,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods

Our Focus School Dunstable Campus is now looking to appoint a forward thinking, highly motivated and experienced Primary Teacher to join our Dunstable Campus. You will support our students at KS2 to include Maths and Literacy, and will be responsible for providing day-to-day classroom leadership, inspiration and excellent teaching practice. 

The school offers enjoyment, opportunity and professional challenge to 233 students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading edge school in every aspect.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver primary teaching to pupils in KS2, ensuring an excellent standard of student achievement is maintained
  • Contribute to target setting, and to the recording and tracking of student performance data, in accordance with school practices and as directed by the Head Teacher
  • Ensure classroom teaching is well planned, appropriately pitched and differentiated to meet the needs of all learners incorporating principles of Self-Directed Learning 
  • Provide a stimulating classroom environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils which is safe and conducive to learning
  • Maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy
  • Keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning 
  • Prepare reports and communicate with parents regularly in relation to the development, progress and attainment of pupils, in line with current school policy
  • Lead, organise and direct Support Staff within the classroom 
  • Set homework and mark work in line with the current school policies 
  • Consistently demonstrate a high standard of organisational skills in all areas of responsibility 

You will:

  • Be an enthusiastic and experienced Key Stage 2 Teacher
  • Be able to support students in reaching their full potential, including employing a range of intervention strategies
  • Set an example of positive personal integrity and professionalism, with positive, appropriate and effective communications and relationships at all levels
  • Respect the school’s ethos, aims and values
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive and progressive team

We offer:

  • A competitive salary 
  • Average class size of 15 in the core curriculum
  • An excellent working environment with a strong provision of learning and teaching resources
  • Supportive Trustees who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals
  • Dedicated and talented staff who are keen to build on our high standards
  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning
  • Active and committed parents and carers along with a supportive and involved community
  • The opportunity to enhance your educational experience with support for continued professional development
  • Professional support from Focus Learning Trust, equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

Please visit our website: for further information relating to the Campus, or for more information about Focus Schools please visit: and follow us on LinkedIn.

We welcome visits to the school prior to application. For a pre-application discussion or to arrange a visit, please telephone 0330 055 5600 or email for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Monday 19th November 2018

Interviews will be held: TBC


Focus School Dunstable Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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More about Focus School - Dunstable Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Ridgeway Avenue, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 665676
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