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Key Stage 2 Teacher

St Martins Preparatory School are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Key Stage 2 Teacher to join our school.

About St Martins Preparatory School

The academic life at St Martins encourages intellectual curiosity and effective learning habits - promoting enquiring minds which build on pupils’ strengths, interests and experiences so that every pupil is valued for the talents and beliefs he or she brings to the school. Our small class sizes of under 20, coupled with our dedicated teachers and enriching learning environment facilitate this and mean that each child is able to reach their full potential.

About the Role

You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a high level of commitment, drive and passion for the education and welfare of primary school children. This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher to add to our school community, where we pride ourselves on our children being able to learn in inspirational surroundings within a supportive, family orientated community.

The successful candidate will help drive our school into the future, promoting our caring ethos and outstanding results by discovering the right way for each child in your care to reach their potential.

About You

You will be an experienced KS2 teacher who is outstanding in the classroom. Our classes are small with an emphasis on individual attention and we aim for our students to leave us as confident, happy, articulate and enthusiastic individuals.

Whether you are an NQT or seasoned practitioner, the key quality we are searching for is the ‘wow factor’ in the classroom – can you grab the attention of the whole class and keep it whilst delivering outstanding teaching to each student? Are you prepared to think carefully about how to enhance your lessons, your classroom and your pastoral care? Do you have the passion to ‘roll-up your sleeves’ and ‘get stuck-in’ in every aspect of our small school? If you do, we’d like to talk to you.

Responsibilities

  • To be aware of the relevant developments to Key Stage 2 teaching, learning, assessment and recording, both locally and nationally
  • To deliver lessons which are consistently judged as good or outstanding in line with the school’s expectations
  • To be able to teach booster sessions in year 5 & 6, bearing in mind the entrance examinations for grammar and selective independent schools.
  • To develop appropriate long and medium term plans and daily plans in line with the School’s policy on planning.
  • To plan engaging and motivating learning activities and achieve progression in pupils’ understanding by identifying clear learning intentions and success criteria.
  • Lesson content will be differentiated and responsive to meet the needs of all pupils. Pitch will match current levels of understanding.
  • To establish a safe, organised and stimulating environment with purposeful displays that foster independent exploration, extends learning and celebrates pupils’ achievements
  • To critically analyse the impact and effectiveness of your teaching, making timely adjustments to the curriculum where necessary and to be open to peer feedback
  • To make effective use of assessment information on pupils’ attainment and progress when teaching and in planning future learning.
  • To analyse data and prepare for pupil progress meetings;
  • To select and make good use of ICT and other learning resources which enable learning objectives to be met
  • To plan, set and assess homework in accordance with the School Homework Policy
  • To deliver lessons which are consistently judged as good or outstanding in line with the school’s expectations

Contract Type: Full-Time, Term-Time Only, Permanent

Benefits: Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Closing Date: 23rd May 2022

Start Date: September 2022

To find out more about this role, please read the Job Description

 

How to Apply

To apply for this role please complete this Application Form and return the completed form to recruitment@alphaschools.co.uk

 

St Martin’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

St Martin's Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs are covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.