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Teaching Vacancy

We are looking for a passionate teacher for September 2020, who can inspire and motivate children and enable them to be the best that they can be. We invite applications from teachers who have experience teaching within the primary age range looking for middle leadership opportunities, but will also consider applications from strong NQTs. You will be reflective of your teaching and childrens’ outcomes in order to adjust the learning journey and provide purposeful opportunities for children. You will have high expectations of children’s behaviour and effective classroom management, strong subject knowledge and the capacity to work as part of a strong teaching team and show commitment to whole school life. We can offer you great support within a welcoming and vibrant school community with happy and enthusiastic children. Canada Hill Primary is set within the village of Ogwell, on the outskirts of Newton Abbot, a thriving town with the enviable position of being close to Dartmoor and the coast at Teignmouth. Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the school office on 01626 335595 to make an appointment. The application form is available from . Please apply by noon on the closing date




Official Job description below


Post Title: Class Teacher

Responsible to: Headteacher

Grade: TPS


Hours of Work: Outlined in the Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

This job description is not a comprehensive definition of the post. Discussions will take place on a regular basis to clarify individual responsibilities within the general framework and character of the post as identified below.

 The duties of main professional grade teachers include the following:


1 (a) Planning and preparing courses and lessons.

(b) Teaching, according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to her, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the pupil in school and elsewhere.

(c) Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.


2 (a) Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual pupils and of any class or group of pupils assigned to her.

(b) Providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions; making relevant records and reports.

(c) Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of pupils.

(d) Communicating and consulting with the parents of pupils.

(e) Communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside the school.

(f) Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.


3 Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils.


4 Participating in arrangements made in accordance with The Education (School Teacher Appraisal) Regulations 1991 for the appraisal of her performance and that of other teachers.


5 (a) Reviewing from time to time her methods of teaching and programmes of work.

(b) Participating in arrangements for her further training and professional development as a teacher.


6 Advising and co-operating with the Headteacher and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.


7 Maintaining good order and discipline among the pupils and safeguarding their health and safety, both when they are authorised to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.


8 Participating in meetings at the school which relate to the curriculum for the school or the administration or organisation of the school, including pastoral arrangements.


9 Supervising and, so far as is practicable, teaching any pupils whose teacher is not available to teach them. (See paras 43.9.1, 43.9.2 and 43.9.3 of the Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document for clarification.)


10 Participating in arrangements for preparing pupils for public examination and in assessing pupils for the purposes of such examinations; recording and reporting such assessments; and participating in arrangements for pupils’ presentation for and supervision during such examinations.


11 (a) Participating in administrative and organisational tasks related to such duties as are described above, including the management or supervision of persons providing support for the teachers in the school and the ordering and allocation of equipment and materials.

(b) Attending assemblies, registering the attendance of pupils and supervising pupils, whether these duties are to be performed before, during or after school sessions.