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Upper KS2 Class Teacher Date Posted: 14 January 2020
Princes Way, London, SW19 6QT
£ £30,480 to £41,483 per year
Full-time only.
Closing date: 7th February 2020
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Job description

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences; develop schemes of work and lesson plans; establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities; prepare classroom for class activities; provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities; identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs; instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment; use relevant technology to support instruction; observe and evaluate student’s performance and development; assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments; provide appropriate feedback on work; encourage and monitor the progress of individual students; maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development; update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations; prepare required reports on students and activities; manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures; maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school; apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary; perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counselling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement; participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations; participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings; communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs; keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Essential educational requirements

• Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
• Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
• Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
• State certification
• Relevant teaching experience
• Knowledge of relevant technology
Key Competencies
• self motivation
• high energy level
• verbal and written communication skills
• attention to detail
• high work standards
• problem solving
• decision making
• organizing and planning
• learning orientation
• critical thinking
• stress tolerance
• flexibility and adaptability
• initiative

Essential qualifications

Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
• Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
• Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject

Essential skills and experience

• Excellent teaching experience
• Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
• Ability to implement strategies for raising pupil achievement
• Excellent people skills – motivating, nurturing and challenging children and adults to achieve their best
• ICT skills for teaching and management
• To take the initiative in a range of situations, to be well-organised, able to work effectively under pressure and to prioritise appropriately to meet deadlines
• Be approachable, accessible, flexible, a good listener and a team player
• Able to lead, manage, motivate and support teaching assistants
• Approachable with excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to promote and develop positive relationships within and beyond the school
• Ability to set and work to deadlines
• Ability to remain positive

Employee benefits

• Happy children who love learning and are proud of their school
• A welcoming, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to providing the best outcomes for our children
• Clear succession planning to enable all staff to develop leadership skills for the future
• Excellent opportunities for continued professional development
• Dedicated release time
• A strong, ambitious and supportive leadership team
• A nurturing, inclusive culture and ethos that recognises the efforts of all members of the school community

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