Year 4 Class Teacher, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Davenies SchoolBeaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover

We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional teacher who can teach a range of subjects at Key Stage 2. A sense of humour and capability to be a committed team member are essential requirements. This is a full-time position for a fixed-term of two academic terms (01 September 2018 to 31 March 2019) to cover maternity leave.

The main areas of responsibility are:


  • To prepare and deliver lessons in line with the agreed syllabuses and schemes of work
  • To keep a weekly planner
  • To work closely in a team with other Junior School teachers
  • To support and encourage pupils, with high expectations for each individual 
  • To ensure that the children have a stimulating environment in which to work
  • To mark and assess pupils’ work in line with school and departmental policy and to record assessments in a clear and useful way
  • To ensure a high standard of display work on classroom boards at all times
  • To ensure that pupils present their work neatly and clearly
  • To liaise with the Deputy Head and/or Director of Studies where necessary
  • To liaise with Learning Support staff


  • To look after the well-being and pastoral needs of the children in your form
  • To communicate effectively and regularly with parents and other staff
  • To liaise with the Head of Junior School where necessary
  • To keep relevant staff informed of any pupil experiencing difficulties in your form


  • To take part in subject departmental meetings as required by the Heads of Departments
  • To work closely with Heads of Departments to ensure departmental policies are met, schemes of work taught appropriately, and records and resources kept and updated
  • To liaise with other teachers (specifically in Year 3 and 5) in order to ensure effective continuity at the end of the year

Additional Duties

  • To take on supervisory duties during the normal school week
  • To organise two after school activities each week. These can be linked to your personal interests or teaching subjects, e.g. Drama, a particular academic interest, model making, etc
  • To address parents formally in public forums regarding curriculum matters
  • To cover for absent colleagues
  • To attend/be involved in Year 4 play and other concerts of your pupils
  • To accompany day trips and oversee the organisation of some of these

Job location

More about Davenies School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Station Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 685400
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Davenies is a day preparatory school for boys between the ages of 4 and 13 where the boys are happy, curious, enthusiastic and kind.   

Aims of the School - Our ethos and philosophy encourages the boys to make the most of their preparatory ...