Year 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)
We are looking to appoint a new Year 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover) to join our team from 24th May 2021.
Teachers at Great Ballard are the backbone of a dedicated team where the education, pastoral care and welfare of the children are paramount. We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious professional who can demonstrate a flexible approach, an ability to work effectively both on their own initiative and as an integral part of a hard-working team, coupled with sensitivity and a commitment to the ethos of the school.
The successful candidate will be a well-qualified graduate teacher with the ability to teach across a wide range of KS1 subjects. The role of the form teacher is pivotal, especially with this age group. You will be responsible for the pupils’ pastoral welfare, take registration twice a day, be in regular contact with their parents and generally be responsible for this year group’s needs. You will be expected to contribute to the co-curricular life of the school according to your interests and inclinations. This will include the running of an after school club at least once a week. Staff are frequently involved in out of school activities and visits with their own forms.
Most of the teaching takes place in the form room. The children have Music, Forest School, PE and swimming lessons taught by subject specialists.
Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for further information about the position.
Any applications should be completed on the school's own application form and submitted online with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the role.
The deadline for applications is: Wednesday 17th March (4:00pm)
Great Ballard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, which includes checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.