Year 2 Teacher

Recruiter
Guildford Education
Location
Guildford
Salary
27500.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An 'Excellent' Independent School in Surrey, set in 20 acres of beautiful woodland and catering to 370 children between the ages of 3 and 13 are looking for a highly motivated and passion Teacher of Year 2 to join them on a full time and permanent basis in April 2017.

“Pupils are extremely well educated in line with the school’s aim to offer a first class education in order that the pupils can be the best that they can be. Encouragement, support and enjoyment characterise the school’s approach to learning and in response pupils thrive and grow in confidence.
The individual and group achievements of pupils outside the classroom are significant. The extremely wide range of opportunities enables pupils to explore new interests and extend their abilities so that they participate successfully at a high level.”

Year 2 Class Teacher

This post is being offered on a full time and permanent basis and will be offered on the main pay scale for the area - skills, subject knowledge and experience dependant.

School hours are generally from 8am - 5:30pm but some flexibility may be needed.

The duties and responsibilities in this job description are not exhaustive. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties that may be required from time to time within the general scope of the post.

The Role:
- Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers and the statutory frameworks
- Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the policies and practice of the workplace, including those designed to promote equality of opportunity.
- Plan for progression across the age and ability range
- Designing effective learning sequences within lessons and across series of lessons informed by secure subject/curriculum knowledge.
- Be flexible, creative and adept at designing learning sequences within lessons and across lessons that are effective and consistently well-matched to learning objectives
- Design opportunities for learners to develop their literacy, numeracy, ICT and thinking and learning skills appropriate within their phase and context.
- Plan, set and assess homework, other out-of-class assignments and coursework for examinations, where appropriate, to sustain learners’ progress and to extend and consolidate their learning

The Ideal Candidate:
Will be a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate KS1 Teacher specifically with Year 2 experience, who is committed to providing an inspirational and effective educational experience to all children in their care regardless of ability, background and education needs and have the following essential qualities:

- Qualified Teacher Status
- Evidence of ongoing professional learning (courses, INSET, action research, personal study)
- High level of ICT experience
- Experience and Skills Outstanding Early Years practitioner
- Proven ability to raise standards to ensure all children make excellent progress
- Experience of using coaching and mentoring to improve the teaching and learning behaviours of others
- The ability to create a stimulating and exciting learning environment
- A deep knowledge of how children learn and what motivates them
- A strong knowledge and practice of working with children with special educational needs
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with parents
- Proven record of working and engaging with the local community
- Excellent spoken and written English
- Very good time management skills
- Reflective and knows themselves as a learner

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