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Year 1 Teacher- Phonics Experience is a Necessity

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Year 1 Teacher- Phonics Experience is a Necessity

In order to be considered for this role you must hold the following as a necessity;

QTS in Primary Education

Experience in working alongside children in a Primary or Nursery setting and have the confidence to talk about how you work in the classroom and the progress your children have made, particularly with the development of Reading and Writing through Phonics work.

Have at least two education based references from your most recent employer(s) which are GOOD or OUTSTANDING.

The Headteacher of a one form entry Community School in Blackburn are looking for a strong Teacher to begin as soon as next week. This role has cropped up due to the school being let down by a member of staff who had previously been appointed. The school are specifically looking for a fully inducted teacher and this role is not suitable for a Newly Qualified Teacher.

The school serves an area of deprivation and there is a high percentage of pupils in school eligible for Pupil Premium funding. Experience working alongside children displaying challenging behaviours would be advantageous.

You must be able to commit to the role for at least the first term of this academic year with the potential of securing a school contract in 2020. You will be given time to plan during allocated PPA time in the week, contributing towards 10% of the working timetable.

The School:

The School is an average sized Primary who serve a mixed catchment area of mainly white British heritage children. The children tend to arrive from challenging backgrounds and so the entry level is lower than National Average particularly for Maths, Reading and Writing. The School do have a strong and consistent behaviour policy which is used effectively to ensure all the children work to their potential and no disruptive behaviour can affect this. The School currently holds a GOOD Ofsted grading across all areas; and OUTSTANDING for Leadership. This makes for a welcoming environment to any newcomer to the School. There is a genuine excitement around the School as they are now pushing for OUTSTANDING status.

The Role:

The Head teacher is seeking to employ a temporary Year 1 trained and experienced practitioner who can effectively build good working relationships with staff, children and their parents; raise standards in academic ability as well as social and communication skills; contribute to the wider School Community by leading an after school club and attending INSETs and staff meetings. You will be expected to provide evidence of working with a number of Phonics Schemes including Read Write Inc. Letters and Sounds as well as Jolly Phonics. This will be a full teaching role where you will be expected to plan, deliver and assess for all the children in your class and also partake in parents evening and pupil progress meetings. You must be committed not only to the role but also to be treated as a member of full time/permanent staff. You will have your books and planning scrutinised and lessons will be observed.

How to apply:

To apply, you must follow the next steps;

Ensure you are suitable for this role, by checking the pre-requisites.

Follow up the CV by contacting the office on 01772 842154

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