Class Teacher

Location
St. James's C.E. Primary School, Stourbridge, DY8 4RU
Salary
25714 - 36961
Posted
27 Apr 2021
Closes
10 May 2021
Job Ref
DUDED00009347
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are a very popular, two form entry Church of England (VA) Primary School 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.


We pride ourselves on our school’s vision and values that are embedded throughout our curriculum and daily school life.


‘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.


www.st-james.dudley.sch.uk


SIAMS 2019 overall judgement - Excellent


The governing body are seeking a dedicated and driven KS1 classroom teacher to join us in September 2021.  As a member of our staff you will be instrumental in laying the foundation of outstanding standards of education and creating a stimulating and purposeful environment where our pupils can make excellent progress.  You should be caring, nurturing, patient and sensitive, and recognise the needs of all pupils in order to achieve their full potential. 


The successful candidate will have high expectations, a commitment to raising standards of attainment and up-to-date knowledge of teaching and behaviour strategies.  We are seeking individuals with good communication and organisational skills and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our pupils and their communities.  NQTs are welcome to apply.


The closing date for the receipt of your application is Monday 10th May 2021.


Interviews will take place on Thursday 20th May 2021.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.


N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.


Class Teacher (M1 – M6)



  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • Open to Newly Qualified Teachers


The successful candidate will:



  • Have good subject knowledge in English and Maths

  • Demonstrate energy and hard work to develop their teaching skills

  • Have a good understanding of planning and assessment for learning to effectively support pupil progress

  • Have a commitment to working as part of a team and sharing good practice

  • Have a positive outlook and good communication skills

  • Be committed to establishing a positive class room experience; promoting high standards and providing effective purposeful feedback to learners

  • Be Innovative, dynamic and able to challenge, inspire and engage children  

  • Be enthusiastic, dedicated and self motivated 


We can offer:



  • A school with a rich, fully developed curriculum

  • A creative, energetic and positive team of staff

  • Exceptionally well-behaved, motivated children who make positive contributions to the school

  • Good facilities to support delivery of the curriculum including an extensive forest school site, ICT Suite and field space.

  • Training in all areas of the curriculum to support planning, subject knowledge and delivery


Professional Requirements



  • To support the aims and Christian ethos of the school

  • Understand fully the duties and responsibilities in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people

  • To ensure that the school's aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal opportunities and positive learning behaviour are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice

  • To work as part of a team in all aspects of school development and take an active role in school life, attending and participating in school events

  • To set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance

  • To uphold the school's code of conduct

  • To participate in staff training 

  • To attend staff meetings 

  • To develop links with Governors, and other stakeholders

  • Prioritise and manage own time effectively, particularly in relation to teaching and involvement in school development 

  • Be aware of the need to take responsibility for your own professional development


St. James’s C.E. Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 


The post is subject to a successful enhanced criminal records and qualifications check.


Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.


If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

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For further information please contact 01384 818810

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