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Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Reference: DEC20206327
Expiry date: 10:07, 22 January 2021
Location: Nottinghamshire
Salary: £25,714.00 - £36,961.00 Per Annum
Benefits: TPS
Duration:Until April 2021 - tbc
Attachments: KeyStage1ClassTeacher.docx

Classroom Teacher (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for:

  • a dynamic, creative and hardworking teacher who will deliver the very best learning experiences for our children
  • someone with high expectations of children’s behaviour and achievement
  • energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humour.
  • excellent communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team
  • an interest in developing a strong, challenging, broad and balanced curriculum
  • experience of teaching Key Stage 1.

 In return we can offer you:

  • a warm and welcoming staff team
  • well behaved, enthusiastic and motivated children
  • excellent opportunities for professional development both in school and within the Trust.

Key purpose of the job

To teach pupils in allocated classes in order to ensure that their learning is of the highest quality.

Responsibilities of a classroom teacher

  • Teach pupils within allocated classes, enhancing their learning and providing the opportunity for achievement for all pupils
  • Planning and preparing tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest during lessons
  • Monitor the academic progress of pupils within allocated classes and implement appropriate strategies to address underachievement
  • To assess, record and report on the progress and attainment of all pupils within allocated classes
  • To register the attendance of pupils in class
  • To set appropriate homework
  • To mark pupil’s work and give appropriate and constructive feedback
  • To research new topic areas, maintain up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials
  • Manage pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour
  • Communicate with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participate in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events
  • Undergo regular observations and participate in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Undertake critical self-evaluation and then participate in continuous professional development designed to enhance the quality of teaching or other working practices.

Performance Management responsibilities

  • All members of staff are required to participate fully in the school’s performance management system.

Other professional requirements 

  • Have a working knowledge of teachers’ professional duties and legal liabilities
  • Operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school
  • Establish effective working relationships and set a good example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct
  • Contribute to the corporate life of the school through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to coordinate the management of the school

To Apply
To apply for this role please visit the vacancies section of the Trust website,  and complete an online application form. Visits are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01949 837422

About the Nova Education Trust
Nova Education Trust is a dynamic and growing Multi Academy Trust Group based in the East Midlands. With a range of schools in the trust serving a variety of different communities, opportunities for career progression and wider professional experiences are extensive. We have outstanding CPD provision across our schools, supported by our Teaching School Alliance, which links over 25 schools together, sharing effective practice and developing new models for staff development. We also have a unique programme designed to provide middle and senior leaders with all the skills required to develop their careers. For more information please visit our website


The Nova Education Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The Nova Education Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.  An enhanced DBS is required for this post. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.