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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/11/2016 12:00
MPS £22,467 - £33160 + TLR 2a (£2640)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Pelton Primary

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Due to the retirement of a member of our teaching staff - the Governors at West Pelton Primary School are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, inspirational and outstanding teacher to join our team and be the lead for assessment and computing. The post is to commence on 24 April 2017. The successful candidate will become part of a committed team who have high expectations for our children’s academic and pastoral development. The successful candidate will have responsibility to ensure continued delivery of high quality teaching and learning and be accountable to the senior leadership team and specifically to the Head Teacher and the Governing Body.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding practitioner who is able to demonstrate skills in the following areas:
• Evidence of exemplary classroom practice demonstrating a passionate commitment to both the academic and pastoral welfare of children:
• Experience of successfully using IT to support Teaching and Learning.
• Good understanding of assessment and data analysis
• Hold high expectations of pupils and a strong commitment to raising standards
• Be an inspiring teacher with a desire to make learning exciting, memorable and fun
• Have the enthusiasm and skills to deliver a creative curriculum
• A sense of humour and willingness to work as part of a team
• Have a commitment to the whole life of the school, including providing extra curricular activities
• A good working knowledge of Special Educational Needs and appropriate interventions
• A clear understanding of behaviour management principles

In return we offer excellent professional development and the opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking team.

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged. Please contact Julie McDowell via 0191 3700238 to arrange an appointment.

Application packs are available from and returnable to the school e-mail address at: j.mcdowell103@durhamlearning.net
A hard copy is also available from and returnable to the school.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria is met.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

This post is not open to job share.

West Pelton Primary
Twizell Lane

Tel: (0191) 3700238

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