Key Stage 2 Teacher

Full time Key Stage 2 Teacher to work in mixed age (Year 4-6) class - start date Monday 6th January 2020 or possibly sooner if circumstances allow.

The Governors of Irthington Village School are seeking to appoint a full time Key Stage 2 teacher to join our dedicated, hardworking and highly effective staff team.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A strong and effective classroom practitioner.
  • Able to inspire and motivate both the children and adults you work with.
  • Dedicated to the well-being of all the children at the school.
  • Committed to developing and enhancing your own professional practice.
  • Creative and flexible in their teaching to meet the needs of all pupils.
  • Confident to plan and teach a mixed age class.
  • Able to secure excellent learning behaviours and independence for all learners.
  • Able to foster strong relationships with parents, governors, colleagues and other professionals.
  • Willing to play a full and active role in the wider life of the school.

We can offer:

  • A good school (March 2017).
  • Happy, hardworking, polite and well-behaved children who love to learn.
  • A supportive and welcoming staff team.
  • A commitment to your ongoing professional development.
  • A commitment to offering all children access to a wider curriculum.

Irthington Village School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up.

Essential Attributes

  • Experience of planning and teaching across Key Stage 2
  • Specialism of one Foundation subject
  • Knowledge of National Curriculum
  • Flexibility and team work
  • Good classroom management
  • Initiative and independence
    • Record Keeping
    • Assessment and Tracking
    • Planning Visits
    • Understanding your role
    • Organisation and ability to manage own workload
  • Demonstrate drive and committment
  • Committed to attend staff meetings and training sessions
  • Patience and a sense of humour

Desirable Attributes

  • Knowledge of skills based Curriculum
  • Understanding of small school working environment
  • Willingness to run after school club
  • Music/ICT/PE specialist
  • Understanding the development of creative learners
  • Experience of delivering Key Stage 2 SATs
  • Experience of co-ordinating Residential Visits
  • Knowledge of writing and evaluating risk assessments

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged by prior appointment. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Download the application pack here and return to the school, together with a covering letter by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 7th October 2019
Shortlisting: Tuesday 8th October 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 14th October 2019

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