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Year 1 Class Teacher, Islington, Highbury and Islington station

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Year 1 Class Teacher, Islington, Highbury and Islington

A fantastic school in Islington are recruiting for a Year 1 Class Teacher to join their team after the Easter break. This school is located in N1, Islington and near Highbury and Islington station (London Overground and Victoria lines)

This is a two form entry School and have been rated 'Good' by Ofsted. This school is particularly focused on their SEN department and have shown fantastic results with their students.

The special educational needs and disabilities department will offer a great amount of support when you join their team. You will have the opportunity to work with extremely hard-working and experienced specialists including: Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language therapists and other medical professionals who are all focused on raising the attainment throughout the school.

The school have made special provision for Deaf children and all of their classes are sound proofed to minimise the background noise while children wear radio aids to enable them to hear the teachers more clearly. They have a rigorous tracking system in place which is shared both by parents and carers with their children regularly.

We have an achievement assembly weekly and A Good as Gold Assembly where Special Certificates are awarded personally to pupils. In addition quick notes home are given in the week to pupils who show excellent social skills and manners at lunchtime.

''Good relationships and high expectations support much of the school's work and the sound of laughter and groups of children and adults talking and sharing the learning is a common feature of life at our School''.

Job Specification:

Type: Year 1 Class Teacher

Start: 24TH April 2019

Position type: Full-time until the end of the academic year.

Location: Islington, Highbury and Islington station

Pay: £120 minimum base pay per day

Successful Teacher:

  • The successful applicant needs to have a team player attitude
  • The teacher must be extremely driven, reliable and hard-working
  • Teacher displays a clear and thorough understanding of the curriculum
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils of all achievement levels.
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with special needs children and developing skills to facilitate this
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

Working for Teaching Personnel:

  • Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

CPD Courses that are currently available:

  • Team-teach
  • Child Protection Training
  • The Prevent Duty
  • Understanding Autism
  • Moving and Handling

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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