​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​KS1 Class Teacher

Glasshoughton Infant Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of professionals to deliver the best education for over two hundred 3-7 year old pupils for the Castleford community. We are committed to establishing excellent standards and have set our expectations high.

KS1 Class Teacher- To Start January 2019 

MPS/UPS £23,957 - £39,800

General description of the post.

The holder of this post is expected to carry out the professional duties of a pre-threshold teacher as described below, as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school's policies under the direction of the Headteacher. The post-holder is required to fully support the vision, ethos and policies of the school. 

Values and behaviour

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

Teaching & Learning

  • To ensure that the quality of teaching and learning is at least consistently good.

  • To provide additional training and support for teachers so that they have higher expectations of what more able children can achieve and ensure that challenging work is set for them.

  • To improve feedback given to children (and parents) so that they have a better understanding of their curriculum levels and what they need to do to reach their targets.

  • To ensure that the school learning environment is attractive, meaningful and fully supports children's ongoing learning and development.

  • Behaviour & Safety.

  • To support behaviour for learning so that all children understand their rights and their responsibilities as a learner.

Leadership & Management 

  • To provide additional training and support material for parents so that they are better able to support their children is learning at home.
  • To provide more opportunities for children's opinions to be used to influence what and how they learn.
  • Ensuring key stage variation of performance is minimised.
  • Raising the quality of teaching and learning and embedding a learning culture that will enable pupils to become effective, enthusiastic, independent learners, committed to life-long learning.

Closing Date: Friday 9th November 2018 at 09:00am
Interviews: Monday 12th November 2018

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed. Please make an appointment for this with our School Business Manager Mrs Charlotte Probert on 01977 516343 Completed application forms to be returned to the school via post or email cprobert@glasshoughtoninfant.co.uk.

Completed application forms to be returned to the school via post or email cprobert@glasshoughtoninfant.co.uk

Glasshoughton Infant Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers share this commitment. 

All appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Subject to a suitable number of applications received by 24th October 2018, we may run an assessment day on Friday 26th October 2018.

To fill in the Multi Academy Application-fill in form, please right click on the file and select 'save target as' to download the form. You can use the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit the form. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from here. ​​

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