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Year 2 Teacher

Job description

A Harrogate primary school need a Year 2 teacher to take their class for the entirety of the summer term 2020, before a new permanent member of staff begins in the summer. If you satisfy the following requirements set by the school then please read on for the details.


  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • Experience in teaching/interventions in preparation of KS1 SATs
  • Can travel to Harrogate (HG2)
  • Available full-time from Easter

The school

The school need someone to take over on a temporary basis from Easter until summer, as the current class teacher is moving roles and the candidate they have chosen to take over is not free until the summer. Therefore, the school see this as a good opportunity to recruit someone who has experience and can boost attainment in Year 2 in the lead up to SATs. The school received GOOD in their last Ofsted but have aspirations of achieving OUTSTNADING, so any record of high performance and good results in the lead up to exams would be greatly appreciated.

The role

The priority for the SLT is to recruit someone familiar enough with KS1 SATs so that they are comfortable in handling the responsibility of this year 2 class for the rest of the year. This does not necessarily have to be experience of teaching year 2, as if you had previously taken interventions in KS1 SAT  s this would also provide the relevant knowledge required. More specifically, Ofsted pointed out that the highest achievers were also not being sufficiently challenged, which resulted in a drop off in students achieving at a higher level in KS1. Therefore experience of running booster groups and sessions with the higher achievers would be extremely useful, as this is likely to be required of the year 2 teacher.

To apply

If you think this role could be for you, then we ask that you apply by submitting an up-to-date CV that details your previous roles and the responsibilities that came with it. Should we and the school consider you suitable for the role, then you will be asked into the school for an interview and trial morning/afternoon in the next fortnight.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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