EYFS Class Teacher (Jobshare) - Hipsburn Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/11/2020 12:00
£25,714 - £36,961 (pro rata per annum)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Hipsburn Primary School
Post Number:
Closing date:
30 Nov
Further Information

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic class teacher to join our hard working and successful team at Hipsburn Primary school. The post will start from January 2021.

We are looking for someone who is:
-Dedicated to working in close partnership with children, staff and parents within our caring school and village community
-A creative and enthusiastic teacher
-Flexible and willing to take the initiative
-Organised and prepared to work tirelessly to find the answers to any challenge
-An effective classroom practitioner with high expectations of achievement and behaviour
-A highly motivated person who can demonstrate recent successful delivery of teaching, learning and assessment across the primary age range, but in particular EYFS

In return we offer….
-A dedicated, enthusiastic and professional school team who have a shared clarity of vision and wide- ranging expertise
-Children who are polite and eager to learn
-Access to well-planned quality CPD and coaching from a dedicated mentor
-Picturesque surroundings – our school is lucky to have a large playing field, woodland and ‘wild’ areas and is set in beautiful Northumbrian countryside with frequent opportunities to partake in Beach School

The successful applicant will have:
-Responsibility for teaching a class of Reception children to become enthusiastic, resilient and successful learners; ensuring equality of opportunity for all.
-The ability to provide pastoral care for the class, treating children with dignity and build relationships rooted in mutual respect.
-Experience of teaching in Early Years providing excellent provision for all pupils.
-A secure understanding of assessment for learning.
-Experience of planning flexibly and creatively to meet the needs of the pupils.
-Experience of using a wide range of assessment strategies, including teacher-pupil, peer and self- assessment.
-An excellent knowledge of the National Curriculum / EYFS

We would be particularly interested in a candidate that has:
-The ability to teach Read Write Inc. with confidence.
-Experience of the Tapestry Programme or using on-line Learning Journals.
-The ability to teach outdoor learning.
-The skills and / or experience that would contribute to the school’s extended school opportunities.

Please see attached Person Specification for further details.

This post is 0.6FTE job share

Please note that all salaries quoted are for a full-time teacher and will be paid on a pro-rata basis of the full-time equivalent for this post.

Although you may not be able to visit our school due to Covid19 restrictions you are welcome to make an appointment to speak to the Headteacher, Kevin Moloney who will be able to advise you further.

In the meantime, for additional information about our school please see our website www.hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Closing date for applications is 30th November, please email or post completed application forms to the school by this date.
Shortlisting will take place on 1st December and all applicants will be contacted after this is completed.
Virtual interviews are planned for 7th December.
Observed outdoor teaching session for final shortlist planned for 8th December

Due to the current situation we may need to revise our plans for interview and observed teaching and will contact all shortlisted candidates with confirmed details in advance of the planned interview date.

School Name: Hipsburn Primary School
Full address: Lesbury, Alnwick, Northumberland
Postcode: NE66 3PX
Tel.: 01665 830210
e-mail: Admin@hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk
Website address: www.hipsburn.northumberland.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.