Cover Teacher Years 3-6
JOB PURPOSE: To ensure the continuity of teaching and learning working to fulfil the overall aims of the school by inspiring boys to be the best that they can be within a stimulating, nurturing and supportive environment.
Duties as directed by the Head, include:
a) To teach the weekly/daily programmes of work for all timetabled lessons, using a variety of delivery methods to stimulate learning, based on the relevant schemes of work, working closely with colleagues to ensure continuity, challenge and progression.
b) To ensure that all lessons and homework are structured to create opportunities for the extension of more able pupils and support for children in need of learning support.
c) To be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils’ learning;
d) To liaise with and manage the work of teaching assistants, as required.
e) To provide a stimulating classroom environment for learning, where resources can be accessed
appropriately by all pupils.
f) To assess and record the development of pupils, using the information where necessary to improve specific aspects of teaching and learning.
g) To liaise and consult with staff, including the Learning Support team, regarding work and general progress of pupils.
a) The Form Teacher is responsible for the pastoral care and well-being of all children within the school
b) To share responsibility for all children and their general discipline within the school following the school’s Behaviour and Anti-Bullying policies.
c) To be aware of the individual strengths, personalities and needs of each pupil in the form and teaching groups.
d) To monitor and provide appropriate advice and guidance on individual pupils’ progress in respect to attendance, progress and behaviour.
e) To register pupils in accordance with the Attendance Procedures.
a) To ensure that all school and Foundation policies and procedures are adhered to.
b) To work as a member of a team, positively and enthusiastically contributing to effective working relationships within the school.
c) To participate in meetings which relate to the day-to-day running and the ongoing development of the school;
d) To support and contribute to initiatives introduced by the school’s leadership
e) To attend school assemblies.
f) To report safety issues to the relevant authorities within the school and/or Foundation and to undertake risk assessments and training where necessary.
g) To undertake cover supervisory duties as stated in the “Staff Duty Rota”.
Essential criteria includes:
- Good Honours degree
- Qualified Teacher Status
- Relevant and recent teaching experience, with an excellent record of form teaching
- Experience of innovative and modern teaching practice in Key Stage 2
- Experience of working with highly motivated and able pupils
- Excellent professional knowledge and understanding of issues surrounding KS2 teaching.
- Up to date with pedagogical
developments in KS2 teaching.
- Knowledge of extending more able children and/or supporting less able.
- An understanding of how boys learn and effectively apply their learning
- High standard of written and spoken English.
- A creative and imaginative approach to teaching and learning demonstrating a high level of
classroom teaching skill.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
- Kind, calm, reassuring, reliable.
- Boundless energy & enthusiasm for
- Positive attitude to use of authority and maintaining class discipline.
- Ability to deal sensitively with children/parents.
- Sympathy with and ability to maintain the ethos of the school.
- High level ICT skills.
- ‘Can do’ attitude
The successful candidate must be suitable to work with children, demonstrating a strong commitment to safeguarding principles and practice. There will be a DBS check and references that are satisfactory to the Foundation are a key requirement.
Additional Information & How to Apply
Please apply using the application form and send to email@example.com
Closing date: Friday 26th November (9am)
Interview date: To take place in week ending Friday 3rd December
Warwick Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.