Classroom Teacher (Two Positions)

At Oasis Academy Clarksfield , Oldham
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: 01st Sept 2020
Applications Closed: 12:00 PM on Friday 24th April 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be held Week commencing 27th April 2020.

Classroom Teacher  (Two Positions)

This is an exciting opportunity to join Oasis Academy Clarksfield.   

We are looking for an outstanding teachers.  The candidates must be an inspirational classroom practitioner with a passion for learning; a commitment to high standards of achievement and a willingness to contribute to the further development of the academy. They must have enthusiasm, drive and ambition.

Join an innovative, forward- thinking school with a strong commitment to action research and professional development for all.  This is an ideal opportunity to take the next step in your career.

Be a part of the Oasis family of academies transforming schools into community hubs through an holistic view of education.

The successful candidate will teach either a KS1 or lower KS2 class.

To download an application pack for this role please visit OCL Careers or contact Suzanne Bergin, – suzanne.bergin@oasisclarksfield.org Tel: 0161-213-1235

For further information about the vacancy, please contact the Associate Principal Mrs Lauren Norris – lauren.norris@oasisclarksfield.org

To learn more about this outstanding Academy please visit our website on www.oasisacademyclarksfield.org

Closing date: Friday 24th April 2020 at 12pm.

Interviews will be held Week commencing 27th April 2020.

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:  

  • To provide a happy, welcoming and motivating learning environment where children enjoy learning and the challenges of new experiences.

POST:                          

Class Teacher

RESPONSIBLE TO: 

Principal

SALARY:                     

Main Pay Scale (appropriate to the holder’s experience and                  

                                     

qualifications).

LOCATION:                

Oasis Academy Clarksfield

WORKING PATTERN:

Fulltime

DISCLOSURE LEVEL:

Enhanced

  • To promote and celebrate high standard of achievement through outstanding practice in all aspects of academy life.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To undertake the responsibilities of a class teacher in relation to the class allocated.
  • Have knowledge of and keep up to date with the National Curriculum, the Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education, PSHE and Citizenship, statutory assessments and national legislation.
  • To have knowledge of and keep up to date with current educational policy, research and thinking.
  • Plan and deliver the teaching and learning programme for all pupils within the class / unit with regard to the school’s aims, policies and schemes for learning.
  • Provide clear structures for learning experiences and units that maintain pace, motivation, challenge and interest for the learners.
  • Ensure effective teaching, establish high expectations of behaviour, achievement and attainment, using a variety of teaching and learning techniques and styles to engage and encourage the learners.
  • Select and make good use of ICT for classroom / unit, management and assessment support.
  • Understand how pupils’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual development and understand the stages of child development.
  • Assess and record individual pupil’s progress with regard to the academy’s policy and use the information to set targets and inform planning.
  • Provide reports on the progress of all pupils in the class to the Principal and parents as required.
  • Be familiar with the Code of Practice and identification, assessment and support with special educational needs.
  • Evaluate own teaching and set targets to improve effectively.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and community groups and stakeholders.
  • Participate in staff meetings; attend professional training days and meetings with parents and community groups / agencies as required.
  • Take responsibility for personal professional development in relation to the roles held in the academy and its aims.
  • Be familiar with the school’s systems and structures as outlined in the staff handbook and policy documents, including Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures and Health and Safety procedures.

Safeguarding children and young people

Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including an enhanced CRB check.

The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment.

The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed.

Person Specification

Class Teacher

Our Purpose

Oasis Academies exists to provide a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our students as well as to provide a learning hub for the entire community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a ‘can do’ culture which nurtures confident and competent people.    

Oasis Community Learning Ethos

Our ethos is an expression of our character - it is a statement of who we are and therefore the lens through which we assess all we do. Our work is motivated and inspired by the life, message and example of Christ, which shapes and guides every aspect of each of our schools. This is foundational to our belief that all people are created and loved by God as equal and unique beings, and to our commitment to model inclusion and compassion throughout all the aspects of the life and culture of each Academy community. 

For further information, please refer to the Education Charter document which accompanies this job description.

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

  • Qualified to Degree Level;
  • Qualified Teacher Status;
  • Experience of working with KS 2 children
  • A commitment to further professional development;
  • Experience of working with parents and partners in the wider community;
  • Successful  enhanced DBS; 

 

Professional 

Knowledge and

Experience

  • A track record of outstanding classroom practice;
  • Understanding of the role of a class teacher; 
  • Understanding of the National curriculum, its assessment and a clear knowledge of the methodology needed for high rates of progress 

 

 

Professional

Skills

 

  • Ability to maintain a positive school ethos with an accent on high achievement and inclusion for all;
  • Ability to communicate and promote the aims and objectives of the academy.

 

 

Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) with a wide variety of people inside and outside the academy;

 

 

Ability to motivate and stimulate pupils of all abilities to enjoy learning and to maximize their learning opportunities;

 

 

To teach to a very high standard;

 

 

Ability to use data for assessment and analysis purposes;

 

 

To have a thorough understanding of assessment for learning and pedagogy;

 

 

Experience of participating successfully in a team for professional development.

 

 

Professional

Philosophy and Commitment

 

Clear philosophy of values driven primary education.

Understanding of and commitment to developing links between home, school, neighboring schools and the local community.

 

 

Commitment to promoting equal opportunities and meeting the special educational needs of all pupils, including gifted and talented pupils;

 

 

Commitment to putting pupil outcomes at the core of all aspects and to raising standards.

 

 

Personal

Qualities 

Excellent interpersonal skills; The ability to be reflective and selfevaluative;

A sense of perspective and the ability to rise to challenges; 

 

 

Enthusiasm; Flexibility; Resilience; Self direction

 

 

Make appropriate judgments over issues of confidentiality.

 

 

 

Ability to work in partnership.

 

 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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