KS1 Teacher - Part Time

As this is a part time role the hours and days of the week can be negotiable.

At Kilsby we pride ourselves on having:

· Children who are very well behaved, keen to learn and respect

each other, their teachers and the wider community

· Classrooms that are spacious, light and airy, fitted with the latest

teaching technology and bright furniture

· Small classes sizes with a TA in every class

· Excellent teaching resources

· Parents who are engaged

· Staff that are friendly, encouraging and supportive

We will provide you with:

· A full induction programme

· Appropriate training and development

· Opportunities to share and learn from best practice across the

multi academy trust

As this is a part time role the hours and days of the week can be negotiable.

Visits to the school:

You will be very warmly welcome to visit us before submitting an application, please do come along to find out more about us and see our school in action. Please contact our Business Manager, Dawn Lee on 01788 822711

Applications and deadline dates:

Applications should be made on the Teaching Staff Application Form and submitted to Application information is available to download on WMJobs, TeachNorthamptonshire and our school website

The closing date for applications is Friday 28 June 2019 by 5pm

Sifting will take place on Monday 1 July 2019

Interviews will be held on w/c 1 July 2019

Job Description


RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of School

WORKING HOURS: Part Time (days and hours negotiable)

SALARY SCALE: School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

Purpose of the Job

To carry out the professional duties of a classroom teacher as stated in the DfE Teaching Standards and as circumstances may require, in accordance with the school’s policies, vision and ethos, under the direction of the Headteacher. The job description may be amended at any time following discussions between the Headteacher and the member of staff, and will be reviewed annually.

At Kilsby children are usually taught in mixed age groups. Teachers will utilise the extensive school grounds and surrounding area to enrich pupils’ learning opportunities wherever possible.

Specific Accountabilities


  • Have a thorough and up to date knowledge of the subjects taught in primary
  • education and the importance of cross curricular opportunities to use and apply pupils’ knowledge, skills and understanding
  • Have an awareness of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to their work
  • Have an understanding and awareness of the development of children spiritually, morally, socially, culturally and emotionally as well as academically
  • Provide a creative curriculum which values play, exploration and inclusion
  • Demonstrate inclusion of core educational values, moral purpose and the beliefs and values of all stakeholders
  • Develop children’s awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle
  • Plan and take part in educational visits
  • Safeguard pupils’ health and safety when they are authorised to be on school

premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities

Teaching and Assessment

  • Be a good or better teacher
  • Responsible for a class group of children assigned by the Headteacher
  • Plan lessons and sequences of lessons with clear learning objectives that meet the individual learning needs of all pupils
  • Understand and achieve progression in learning
  • Regularly assess and chart progress of each child to be able to demonstrate the progress made as a result of good teaching
  • Use data to understand individual and group progress and attainment, identify gaps and lack of progress and plan accordingly, including interventions where necessary
  • Use daily assessment to pitch work accurately and to inform planning
  • Keep accurate assessment records to enable effective reporting to parents and at pupil progress meetings about individual pupils and groups of pupils
  • Provide clear structures for learning, maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
  • Use a range of appropriate strategies and challenging expectations consistently and effectively
  • Provide clear and constructive feedback to pupils which will enable them to move on in their learning
  • Ensure pupils take responsibility for achievement of targets
  • Encourage pupils to think and talk about their learning, develop concentration, perseverance and self‐control as well as independence and an ability to collaborate and be supportive of one another
  • Maintain good order and discipline of all pupils in the school, not just those in the teacher’s own class
  • Liaise and communicate with, plan for and manage the work of TAs
  • Manage parents and employed adults within the class ensuring the quality of their input and value for money
  • Effectively manage volunteers within class

Pupil Progress

  • Ensure that pupils achieve well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as, or better than, similar pupils nationally

Professional Characteristics

  • Able to form and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders
  • Understand and promote the values of a Church school even if not a practising Christian
  • Operate at all times within the policies and practices of the school
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work in an honest and open environment which values reflective practice and a desire to continue to develop and improve
  • Contribute to the full life of the school participating in meetings, which relate to curriculum, administration, organisation and management of the school and in the shared responsibility for performances and events
  • Understand the nature of a small school and the need for everyone to participate fully in making it successful
  • Demonstrate resilience, adaptability, flexibility, proactivity and enthusiasm
  • Work autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Take on any additional responsibilities, which might from time to time be

determined by the Head of School

Person Specification


Essential (E) Desirable (D)

Education & Training

Qualified Teacher Status E

Evidence of relevant CPD E

Relevant qualification in delivering teaching and learning outside of the classroom. Willingness to undergo such training D

First Aid qualification relevant to a work environment with both children and

adults. Willingness to train D

Learning & Teaching

Ability to be creative with children and inspire and enthuse and challenge

them in their learning E

Excellent classroom practitioner E

Evidence of learning outcomes which have been good or better, under the new Ofsted Framework, over a sustainedperiod of time (a single lesson judgement is not sustained) E

Understanding of child development and ability to recognise and respond tothe individuality of pupils’ needs in the belief that all pupils can achieve E

Evidence of high expectations for all children and support staff as well aseffective classroom management processes which allow expectations to be met E

Ability to effectively teach phonics in reading to a mixed ability class E

Clear and balanced views about pupil welfare, safety and behaviour and theability to implement them

effectively E

Knowledge of the National Curriculum and ability to deliver it in a creative, cross‐curricular way based, wherever possible, on first‐hand experience inside and outside the classroomE

Ability to plan for, and assess, a mixed ability class using prior knowledge to ensure pitch of the lesson is appropriate for all learners and work is well‐matched E

Effective use of ICT inside and outside the classroom E

Use of data to inform planning for individuals and groups long and short term E

Evidence of accelerating pupils’ learning and how this was achieved E

Ability to embed spiritual, moral, cultural, social and emotional education into the curriculum E

Demonstrate and understanding of progression in learning and how this links to objectives and success

criteria E

Evidence of effective feedback for young children and an ability to engage them with their targets to move learning on E

Experience of/or understanding of, working in a school with mixed age classes D

Personal and Professional Characteristics

Ability to form and maintain good relationships with all stakeholders E

Understanding of the values of a Church school and a willingness to promote them even if not a Christian themselves E

A desire to continue to develop and improve E

Ability to demonstrate resilience, adaptability, flexibility, proactivity, enthusiasm and a sense of humour as characteristics required for working in a small school E

Evidence of patience, calmness when under stress and a solution based approach to problem solving E

Evidence of the ability to work effectively autonomously and as part of a team E

An inclusive attitude to all E

Understanding of how to keep children healthy and safe E

Participation in the wider school activities – a willingness to, or evidence of E

Job Description Reviewed June 2019

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff, governors and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment.

All teaching posts are subject to the STPCD currently in force

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