08 Mar 2018
16 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


As a teacher at Crosfields you will be working as part of a thriving and busy Pre-Prep department consisting of two Nursery classes and three Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes with twenty pupils in each class. The Reception classes are situated within their own building with direct access to an outdoor area. Each class benefits from the support of a fully qualified classroom assistant and there is an additional shared member of support staff. The children regularly join with the rest of the Pre Prep for activities and make full use of the many whole school facilities

Job Purpose

    Be responsible for teaching a class of pupils, ensuring that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet their varying needs

    Play a full part in the life of the school and be an active and supportive member of the Pre-Prep team

    Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

      Lead by example as a teacher, establishing high expectations, achieving high standards of pupil attainment, behaviour and motivation, through effective teaching

      Be aware of the up-to-date requirements of the Early Years curriculum and plan appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through differentiation of tasks

        Create and manage a purposeful and stimulating environment, including effective classroom organisation where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils

        Promote high standards of behaviour, conduct and appearance among the pupils in accordance with the school's policies

        Provide high quality and effective pastoral care for pupils

        Keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning

        Lead, organise and deploy support staff effectively within the classroom

        Carry out playtime duties on a rota basis and supervise the children whilst eating lunch

        Attend whole school, year group and subject specific staff meetings as required

        Liaise with Heads of Departments regarding the curriculum when appropriate

        Participate in meetings which relate to the school's management, curriculum, administration or organisation

        Implement agreed school policies and guidelines and ensure that these are reflected in daily practice

        Be responsible for reporting to parents on the children's progress, as well as communicating and consulting with parents regularly

        Communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies

        Participate in staff development through the school's appraisal system and internal and external INSET

        Ensure that child protection procedures are understood and consistently followed

        Promote equality as an integral part of the role and treat everyone with fairness and dignity.

        Recognise that health and safety is a responsibility of every employee and take appropriate responsibility for one's own health, safety and welfare and the health and safety of pupils, visitors and work colleagues in accordance with the requirements of legislation and school policies.

        Take part in extracurricular activities as appropriate

        Help with the marketing of the school as appropriate

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