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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Primary Teacher KS1

Birmingham, B15, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £135 - £195/day

Josh of Aspire People is looking to recruit a first class KS1 Teacher who is willing to build upon their existing teaching skills, ensuring that modern, dynamic teaching methods are fully adopted to give every child the opportunity to achieve his or her full potential. The successful applicant will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applications from experienced teachers with QTS are welcomed.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach Key Stage 1 classes and to promote and safeguard the welfare of all children for whom the post holder has responsibility and with whom the post holder comes into contact. The post holder will report directly to the Head of school.

The salary awarded for the post will be competitive and will be dependent upon qualifications, pay scale and experience.

This is a fixed term Maternity Cover post, for the summer term 2023.

Qualifications/Professional Development
* QTS or equivalent.
* Graduate of a recognised British University or international equivalent. A postgraduate qualification in education would be desirable.
* Commitment to develop as a classroom practitioner. Evidence of recent involvement in relevant professional development would be desirable.

Experience and skills:

* Excellent communication skills.
* Outstanding classroom practitioner with proven experience of working successfully as a Key Stage 2 Class Teacher.
* Experience of working in Key Stage 1 would be desirable.
* Ability to complete administrative tasks accurately and to deliver to a deadline.
* Integrated and innovative approach to the use of technology in teaching and administration.

* Sound knowledge of the Key Stage 2 curriculum and national expectations. Knowledge of the Key Stage 1 curriculum would be desirable.
* Sound knowledge of differentiating activities to meet the needs of children in a Key Stage 2 class.
* Good understanding of a variety of learning styles.

Personal attributes:

* Infectious enthusiasm and passion for teaching.
* A professional manner and appearance.
* Friendly, warm personality with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively.
* Clear communication skills, both oral and written.
* Ability to work independently and as a member of a year group team.
* Sympathy with the Christian ethos and activities of the school.
* Wholehearted commitment to the life of a vibrant school.

All members of staff are required to promote and safeguard the welfare of children they are responsible for, or come into contact with, and to adhere to, and ensure compliance with, the School's child protection procedures and staff guidance at all times.

Original certificates will be required as proof of qualification. All other attributes will be assessed. Aspire People asks to gather reference details, proof of address, Proof of NI, enhanced DBS prior to interviewing.

Application forms, together with a supporting letter addressed to the Headmaster should be returned by noon on Friday 10th February.

Interviews will take place ASAP. At interview applicants must provide original documents to confirm their identity and right to work in the UK. They must also bring proof of qualifications where relevant for the post. The documentation required by applicants is listed in the Recruitment Policy which is available on the agency website.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (including a Barred List check), a satisfactory online check, a satisfactory medical fitness declaration and satisfactory references. Confidential references will be sought prior to interview.

Aspire People is an equal opportunity employer. However,overseas candidates must be able to work over 20 hours and have Letter of Professional Standing/ Overseas Police Check.

Please apply via website or by emailing your CV or calling us on (phone number removed).

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks
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