Teacher for PPA/Leadership Cover, Liverpool

  • Location: Liverpool
  • Contract type: Part Time
  • Contract terms: Fixed Term
  • Posted: 1 December 2017
  • Closing date: 15 December 2017
  • Job starts: January

We are seeking to appoint someone to join this School and that will adopt the culture and ethos at a fantastic school. As a school that considers the safeguarding and welfare of children as high priority all applicants have to be aware that all relevant safeguarding procedures will be researched

About the Role 

The job is a fixed term temporary position to cover Maternity leave . The role will be across both KS1 and KS2 to cover PPA and Leadership time and is for 3 days per week. The days are currently worked Wednesday to Friday, however the school is flexible and days can be negotiated.

Personal Qualities
A passionate and committed teacher who holds QTS and is keen to help children progressA teacher who shows strong knowledge about how young children learnA teacher who is looking to fully integrate themselves into the school communityA teacher who is good at creating a safe, caring and purposeful learning environment in which children will make outstanding progress

Responsible to:

Executive Headteacher, Head of school, Phase leaders

Purpose of the job:

To carry out, as directed by the headteacher, the professional responsibilities of a main scale teacher as set out in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document 2014. 

To support the school in meeting achievement targets in the School Improvement Plan.

To cover PPA and Leadership time across school.

Major Duties and Responsibilities for Mainscale teachers:

1. To demonstrate good classroom practice, expecting and maintaining high standards.

2. To contribute to long and medium term planning, as part of a year-group or phase group team

3. To plan, prepare and teach good quality lessons which meet the full range of pupils' learning needs within a class.

4. To organise and maintain an orderly, stimulating and creative classroom environment.

5. To mark and assess pupils' work in accordance with school policies and record assessments as required.

6. To contribute to the setting of appropriate pupil and class targets and to monitor progression and achievement 

7. To liaise with parents to involve and inform them on the progress and achievement of their children.

8. To liaise with key staff (e.g. Inclusion coordinator, other Curriculum Postholders) to ensure that targeted pupils benefit from a co-ordinated programme of support. 

9. To contribute to the preparation, implementation, monitoring and review of Individual Education Plans, in collaboration with the Inclusion coordinator.

10. To manage and supervise the work of classroom support staff.

11. To engage in continued professional development, including whole school programmes of INSET and individual training which regularly updates relevant personal skills and knowledge. 

12. To promote and safeguard the welfare of children for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact with

13. To share responsibility for the development of the school's ethos and norms of behaviour for pupils, staff and parents by:

· being aware of and implementing school policies and standard procedures, including those on safeguarding and child protection.

· contributing to whole school displays as required.

· contributing to and participating in whole school events ( e.g. sharing or celebration assemblies and special days)