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KS1 Class Teacher

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

Teacher Main Pay Range Job Description

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share this commitment. As a Main Pay Range Teacher you are required to be competent in all elements of the Teacher Standards, to discharge the Teachers Responsibilities as set out in the Contractual Framework for Teachers of the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and to act in accordance with the School’s ethos, policies and practices, under the direction of the Headteacher.


1.1. Plan and teach lessons and sequences of lessons to the class(es) you are assigned to teach within the context of the School’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work in order to

achieve target levels of pupil attainment, progress and outcomes.

1.2. Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of

assigned pupils.

1.3. Set and mark work to be carried out by the pupil in school and elsewhere.

Whole school organisation, strategy and development

2.1. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the School’s policies,

practices and procedures in such a way as to support the School’s values and vision.

2.2. Work with others on curriculum and/or pupil development to secure co-ordinated


2.3. Supervise and so far as practicable teach any pupils where the person timetabled to take the class is not available to do so. (You will only rarely be required to provide such cover in circumstances that are not foreseeable).

Health, safety and discipline

3.1. Promote the safety and well-being of pupils in accordance with the School’s Child

Protection and other relevant policies.

3.2. Maintain good order and discipline among pupils in accordance with the School behaviour policy.

Management of staff and resources

4.1. Direct and supervise support staff assigned to you and, where appropriate, other teachers.

4.2. Contribute to the recruitment, selection, appointment and professional development of

other teachers and support staff.

4.3. Deploy resources delegated to you in accordance with School policies.

Professional development

5.1. Participate in arrangements for the appraisal and review of your own performance and,

where appropriate, that of other teachers and support staff.

5.2. Participate in arrangements for your own further training and professional development

and, where appropriate, that of other teachers and support staff including induction.


6.1. Communicate with pupils, parents and carers in accordance with the School ethos, policies and practice.

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

7.1. Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the School.

7.2. Participating in administrative and organisational tasks, including the direction or

supervision of persons providing support for the teachers in the School, which require the

exercise of your professional skills and judgment.

Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

8.1. Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the School.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Keeley Burgess


To apply, please visit: Vacancies - Bassingbourn Community Primary School


What will you be doing?

Are you a passionate, inspiring, and enthusiastically committed to delivering the best teaching and learning opportunities to all of your pupils? If so...we would love to hear from you! We wish to appoint an ambitious and reflective KS1 teacher, eager to improve the life chances of all children. We are at a challenging, yet exciting stage in our school journey, making this a great time for new members of staff to join us and shape the future direction of our school.


About you

This job description and related documents provides the standards and framework for Performance Management Objectives for a Main Pay Range Teacher which will be set under the School’s Appraisal Policy before, or as soon as practicable after, the start of each appraisal period. The objectives set will be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound and will be appropriate to the teacher’s role and level of experience. The appraiser and appraisee will seek to agree the objectives but, if that is not possible, the appraiser will determine the objectives. Objectives may be revised if circumstances change. The objectives set for each teacher will, if achieved, contribute to the School’s plans for improving the School’s educational provision and performance and improving the educational opportunities of pupils at that School.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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