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CLASS TEACHER EARLY YEARS

SALARY: £25,543 – £36,787

LOCATION: Roebuck Academy, Stevenage

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver high quality teaching and learning to pupils who are assigned to the post holder.

We are looking to appoint an experienced or newly qualified teacher to join our inspirational, enthusiastic and dedicated Early Years team. We are searching for a nursery teacher who has ambition, determination and ‘high expectations for all’ ethos that will make a real difference at our school. Are you ready to join us?

We can offer you the opportunity to work as part of a highly effective, motivated and fun team who are committed to raising standards and placing children at the heart of everything that we do.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

As a school, we offer the following benefits:

  • A modern state of the art building and a unique and exciting future ahead as part of the Hart Schools trust
  • Happy, friendly and well behaved children
  • A dedicated, motivated and happy team
  • A professional and supportive work environment with a parallel year group partner
  • A supportive teaching assistant
  • A professional and supportive work environment
  • A range of professional development opportunities and tailored support programmes across the Hart Schools Trust
  • A positive atmosphere where there is a real ‘can do’ attitude

If you are keen to make a difference, enjoy working as part of a supportive, dedicated and happy team please come and meet us – visits are warmly welcomed and recommended.

For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Relevant teaching experience in EYFS/KS1/KS2
  • Ability to demonstrate consistently Good or Outstanding practice
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant
    legislation and guidance in relation to
    working with, and the protection of,
    children and young people
  • Commitment to the protection and
    safeguarding of children and young
    people
  • A strong and secure understanding of the national Curriculum for the Key Stage that you teach including any statutory testing arrangements
  • Evidence of Good or Outstanding teaching
  • Ability to maintain high professional standards at all times
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with children, colleagues and parents
  • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
  • Adaptable to the changing needs of children and adults
  • Ability to assess pupils accurately across a range of subjects
  • Strong positive behaviour management
  • Ability to create a child-led, interactive stimulating learning environment.
  • Ability to provide support for pupils including those with SEND
  • Good understanding of child development and learning
  • Ability to plan interventions and learning support to ensure that every child makes good progress
  • Able to deal with confidential information sensitively and appropriately in line with school policy
  • Ambition, drive and determination for all. Having high expectations of yourself as well as for your pupils and what they can achieve
  • Passion and enthusiasm for teaching
  • A willingness to take risks and an ability to reflect on your practice in light of feedback from others
  • Warm, compassionate and caring
  • Ability to relate well to staff, parents and pupils
  • Ambition to continually develop your own practice
  • Ability to listen, act on advice and have good interpersonal skills
  • Resilience and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate a genuine interest and concern for others
  • Willingness to work towards the development of the school
  • Ability to show sensitivity and diplomacy
  • Ability to reflect on your strengths and
    development areas
  • Willingness to seek out new ideas,
    resources, and information (including
    research) to your practice

Desirable:

  • Understanding of Growth Mindset and Visible learning and how this can impact learning
  • Knowledge of Letters and Sounds programme
  • An understanding of whole school data
  • The ability to lead and manage a subject area of the curriculum
  • An ability to develop strategies for creating community links
  • Ability to monitor the standards in
    your subject
  • Knowledge and experience of management
  • Leadership skills and the potential to
    develop and lead a subject or area within the school

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning of all pupils who are assigned to the post holder.
  • Supervise the work of any support staff, including Higher Level Teaching Assistants and support teachers who are assigned to work with the post holder’s pupils.
  •  Provide leadership across the school in a designated subject or curriculum area (not relevant to Newly Qualified Teachers within their first year). This is to include:
  • Monitoring quality and standards
  • Contributing to school planning and self-evaluation
  • Providing professional support to other teachers and support staff.
  • Advising the Headteacher on appropriate resources and materials
  • Leading appropriate professional development

 

WHO ARE WE

The Hart Learning Group (HLG) is a charitable organisation with a mission to create social and economic value for individuals, businesses and the communities we serve through learning. The Hart Learning Group currently includes:

  • North Hertfordshire College (NHC): a further education college with campuses in Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth.
  • Hart Learning & Development (Hart L&D): a progressive learning business that supports businesses of all sizes to engage with and invest in emerging talent.
  • The Hart Schools Trust: a burgeoning schools trust that currently sponsors Thomas Alleyne’s Academy and The Roebuck School in Stevenage.

In 2015/16 we supported over 6,000 students, including 2,200 full time students at NHC, 1,600 apprentices and 400 trainees through Hart L&D.

We are currently working towards an ambitious five-year strategy. To realise our strategy, we need the best people around. We’re building an amazing team, all of whom share our passion, pace and commitment to helping our students get where they want to be in life.

If you are looking for a new opportunity within an organisation that is progressive and striving for outstanding please apply today.

 

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration, and here for rehabilitation of offenders declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

     

    “We are always looking for ways to improve and deliver excellent customer service. Jobs are challenging at times, flexible, rewarding and allow you to meet a range of people from across the group. Most importantly I have fun and enjoy working in my team and for the company.”

    Kathy Levy - Curriculum Administrator