EYFS Class teacher

Invicta Primary School
Blackheath, UK
10 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
EYFS Class teacher Person Specification

The successful candidate will have:

1. Qualification :Qualified teacher status

2. Knowledge of:

a. Early years foundation stage statutory framework

b. A broad based primary curriculum

c. The National Curriculum

3. Skills

a. Good ability to plan, implement and evaluate the curriculum in accordance with the educational needs of all children and the policies of the school and the requirements of the National Curriculum/Early years foundation stage statutory framework.

b. The ability to monitor, assess and record children's learning effectively in accordance with school policies and the requirement of the National Curriculum/Early years foundation stage statutory framework.

c. Ability to use a range of assessment for learning strategies

d. The ability to set up and maintain an attractive and purposeful learning environment which is relevant to the children's needs and challenges their potential.

e. The ability to communicate relevant information effectively to other staff members, parents, governors and other agencies and liaise effectively

f. The ability to utilise appropriate strategies for managing children's behaviour in order to maximise their learning.

g. Excellent ICT Skills, especially Google/Gmail and experience of using ICT to support teaching and learning.

h. A good understanding of inclusion issues, including EAL, SEND, G&T, gender issues etc

i. The ability and enthusiasm to take responsibility for a curriculum area (after the induction period)

4. Equal Opportunities

a Understanding of and willingness to promote the Council's Equal Opportunities Policies and the ability to implement these in the classroom

5. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

a Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people

6. Personal Qualities

a Ability to work well with colleagues and maintain good relationships with pupils

b A commitment to personal professional development and supporting the development of a professional learning community within the school

c Excellent self organisational skills

Important guidance on completing your application form:

Your supporting statement, teaching and interview tasks will be used to assess suitability for the post.

All jobs since leaving school, college or university must be listed in your application (whether or not you consider it relevant to the post). Any gaps must be explained in your application. We reserve the right to contact any of your previous employers to confirm the information you have given and to obtain references before employment.

All grades must be listed alongside all qualifications - you may not be shortlisted without this.

We cannot accept friends or family as referees. Your referees should ideally have been line managers, tutors or where you have worked in a school should be the Head Teacher.

Successful candidates will be asked to bring original identification and certificates to the interview.

On your supporting statement, you may find it useful to deal with each point in the person specification in turn, making sure you relate your experience and skills to each shortlisting criterion.

This will ensure that you structure your supporting statement clearly and coherently.

Applications do not need to be handwritten.

Applications can be posted or hand-delivered but must be received by the closing date.

Invicta Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be sought for the successful candidate.

If you would like to be part of Invicta we look forward to receiving your application. Please Click "apply" now to download our application form

Closing date for applications: 25th October 2019

Equal Opportunities and safeguarding statement : An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Invicta is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced with Barred List check through the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) plus additional pre-employment checks

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