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Year 1 Class Teacher, Old street station

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Year 1 Class Teacher, Highbury & Islington

A wonderful mainstream school in N1, Islington are recruiting for a Year 1 Class Teacher to join their fantastic team after the Easter break. This school have been rated 'Good' by Ofsted

The school is a 12 minute walk from Highbury & Islington station (Great Northern, Overground and Victoria lines) and a 8 minute walk to Caledonian Road & Barns bury station (National Rail).

Leaders, including governors, are highly ambitious and have a clear vision for the school. Their leadership has been successful in improving the school. This is a two form entry school with an incredible amount of support staff ranging from HLTA's, TA's, Art Specialist and a Counsellor on site. The school offers in house art therapy and counselling services.

We aim to develop children's awareness of their own emotions and how to regulate them constructively. PSHE (Personal, Social and Health education) is used frequently in class to develop confidence in expressing and exploring feelings

The school is very special; our school motto is 'Help Yourself and Others to Learn'. The school believes that with supporting all children they can become highly successful learners and that all children are entitled to high quality learning experiences in the classroom and beyond.

The school aims:

- Secure 100% good teaching with 70% outstanding

- Improve outcomes for children in all year groups so that attainment is outstanding

- Further embed effective leadership capacity at all levels

- Enhance communication systems across the school.

The School:

Achievements: The school shares with their parents the work of pupils who have presented 'outstanding' work.

Enrichment: The school has a large focus on enrichment activities that include; Massage & Reflexology, cooking, plumbing, yoga, philosophy, art, forest fun, drumming, film appreciation and GarageBand.

Facilities: The school is currently raising money to build a new library.

Community Based: The school holds yearly events; Year 6 Residential (The Year 6 pupils spend a week in the summer in a rural area in Kent) and the 'Parents Football tournament' to name a few.

Pupils' personal development, behaviour and welfare are now good. Pupils are polite and courteous to each other and adults. They display positive attitudes to learning.

Job Specification:

Role: Year 1 Class Teacher

Type: Full time

Start: 23/04/2019

Pay: Main scale, upper pay

Teaching Experience and QTS required to apply for this job

Why work for Teaching Personnel:

  • Minimum base pay of £150 per day
  • CPD courses throughout the term (Team-Teach, Child Protection Training and The Prevent Duty)
  • Specialist consultants (One consultant per Borough)
  • Flexible work options; daily supply, long term, short term and intervention roles.
  • Easy transition to daily supply (keeping the same pay rate)

At Teaching Personnel we offer a number of discounts (up to 85 %!) on courses which can help you with your development as a Teaching Assistant and aspiring Teacher or School Psychologist!

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.

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