Reception Teacher

St. James's C.E. Primary School, DY8 4RU
£22,917 - £33,824
12 Sep 2018
13 Oct 2018
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Full time temporary
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We are a very popular, Church of England (VA) Primary that balances excellent academic achievement with extremely happy, friendly and engaged children. We can offer committed and dedicated staff, excellent buildings and a strong and supportive Governing Body.

‘School values are central to the warm and caring ethos of the school.' Ofsted March 2018.

'St. James's is a large school with a small school ethos.  Leaders and staff get to know pupils as individuals.'

Ofsted March 2018.

‘Relationships in the school are open and friendly. The leadership, management and staff of the school work tirelessly to implement the Christian vision of the school for pupils’ well-being and future lives as caring, responsible and honest adults.’ SIAMS 2014.

Governors of St James’s wish to appoint a committed, passionate teacher to teach in Reception as maternity cover.

St. James’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Closing date: midday 12th October 2018.

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

We are looking for an exceptional practitioner who can demonstrate:

High quality teaching across the curriculum.
An understanding of excellent teaching and learning.
A commitment to ensuring that every pupil achieves the best that they possibly can.
Enthusiasm and the ability to inspire children.
A commitment to continued professional development.
High expectations of self and others.
The desire to make a difference.

Highly effective classroom practitioner
Demonstrates Teachers Core Standards
Delivery of high standards of teaching, learning and pupil progress
Creative approach to curriculum delivery
Ability to use ICT effectively to enhance learning and to communicate and evaluate data
Ability to use assessment for learning to inform teaching
Ability to communicate positively with children, parents and colleagues
Ability to manage behaviour positively and effectively to ensure a purposeful learning environment
Ability to work successfully within a team and to establish and develop positive relationships
Has up to date knowledge of current safeguarding and protection of children
Respects the values, beliefs and experiences of people from different backgrounds
Resilient and demonstrates ability to work under pressure
Effective time management skills

We will offer:

• A strong inclusive Christian ethos that places children at the heart of all that we do.
• Enthusiastic and friendly children who are eager to learn.
• A stimulating and attractive learning environment.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To book an appointment or for further details regarding the position, please telephone on 01384 818810 or email Sally Sixsmith, headteacher,

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