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Job Description
– KS2 Class Teacher
• Carry
out duties of a class teacher as defined in the current National Conditions of
Service document.
• Be
responsible to the Headteacher for the education, welfare and development of
groups of children.

Knowledge and
Understanding
• Have
excellent knowledge of and keep up to date with the Curriculum guidance for Key
Stage 2 and the National Curriculum.
• Understand
how pupils’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and
social development and understand the stages of child development.
• Be
familiar with school systems and structures, including the Health and Safety
and Child Protection/Safeguarding policies.
• Understand
and know how national, local comparative and school data, including National
Curriculum test data can be used in professional and school development.

Planning, teaching and
class management
• Plan
and deliver, with regard for the school’s aims, own policies and schemes of
work, the teaching programme... for all children within the class, using clear
differentiation.
• Provide
clear structures for lessons and for sequences of lessons, which maintain pace,
motivation and challenge demonstrating a commitment to high achievement for
all.
• Identify
needs of individuals and groups within the class making effective use of
assessment information on pupils’ attainment and progress and in planning
future lessons.
• Ensure
effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals, establishing high
expectations of behaviour and attainment, so that teaching objectives are met.
• Monitor
and intervene when teaching to ensure sound learning and good behaviour and
maintain a safe environment in which pupils feel confident.
• Use
a variety of teaching and learning styles to keep all pupils engaged and to
give every child the opportunity to reach their potential.
• Promote
students’ self-confidence and learner independence.
• Create
and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment which
is conducive to children’s learning, using a variety of teaching and learning
styles keeping all pupils engaged.
• Be
familiar with the Code of Practice and identification, assessment and support
of pupils with SEND.
• Evaluate
your own teaching critically to improve effectiveness.
• Has
the ability to provide enjoyable, high quality and effective teaching and
learning opportunities within a stimulating learning environment.

Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting and
accountability
• Assess
and record each pupil’s progress systematically with reference to the school’s
current practice, including the social progress of each child and use the
results to inform planning.
• Mark
and monitor work and homework, providing constructive feedback and setting
targets for future progress.
• Set
regular, ambitious yet achievable targets for the children, building on prior
attainment.
• Provide
reports on individual progress to the Headteacher and parents as required.
• Liaise
with parents in one-to-one meetings and Parent Evenings, providing reports on
individual progress to the Headteacher, Phase Leader, SENDCO and parents, as
requested.

Other professional
requirements
• Establish
and maintain effective working relationships with professional colleagues and
parents and set a good example through presentation and personal and
professional conduct.
• Participate
as required in meetings with professional colleagues and parents in respect of
the duties and responsibilities of the post.
• Be
aware of the need to take responsibility for your own professional development.
• Participate
in duty rosters, including taking assemblies.
• Actively
engage with whole school developments thereby developing your own practice.
• Participate
in staff meetings as required.
• Ensure
that school policies are reflected in daily practice.
• Participate
in the school’s arrangements for appraisal and other professional development
activities.
• Safeguard
the health and safety of all children.
• Contribute
to the wider life of the school.
• Is
committed to upholding the Christian ethos of the school.

Improving student
behaviour, enjoyment, participation and safety

For
all the students you teach you will:
• Help
build constructive, respectful relationships
• Promote
tolerance and mutual respect
• Act
as a positive professional role model
• Celebrate
their successes
• Seek
and use student voice to inform practice
• Implement
school safeguarding measures and processes: know and follow school child
protection reporting procedures
• Take
first line responsibility for student discipline
• Use
school reward and sanction systems consistently and professionally
• Support
our partnership with parents/carers, involving them in their child’s learning
• Ensure
that there is a safe learning environment in which risks are properly assessed

Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust is committed
to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff
and volunteers to share this commitment to keeping children safe. Any offer of
employment will be subject to statutory pre-employment checks including
satisfactory references, online checks, Enhanced DBS, and Barred List checks.
This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
1974 (as amended in 2013 & 2020) and shortlisted candidates will be
required to disclose any relevant criminal history prior to interview.
Candidates must also be able to demonstrate their Right to Work in the United
Kingdom
St Helens Saint Helens UK

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