Primary School Teacher

Mar 28, 2018 by

Al-Khair School Published: 28 March 2018
Croydon, United Kingdom
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Al-Khair Secondary School is a high achieving school, which has an excellent academic as well as pastoral record. We place the utmost importance on nurturing our students in a holistic manner to be the best they can whatever their chosen specialisation may be in the future. We would like our students to realise their individual potential and live as valuable and beneficial members of society that will bring benefit to all who they come across.  If you share our values and would like to be a part of our exciting, rewarding and demanding vision, please complete an application form and return it with a covering letter to: The application form is available to download from our website.

Deadline to submit application: Monday 1st May

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview from the week beginning Tuesday 2nd May – Fri 11th May 2018.

Start date: September 2018

Competitive salary depending upon qualifications and experience

It is expected that all members of teaching staff will

  • Support the Islamic ethos of the school;
  • Adopt professional standards of behaviour and appearance at all times;
  • Work as a supportive member of the teaching staff;
  • Participate in sharing good practice;
  • Familiarise themselves with all the relevant documentation and policies;

Role of the Teacher:

1          To facilitate and encourage learning which enables students to achieve high standards.

2          To share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all students.

3          To work to achieve the aims of the school


Job Description:         KS2 CLASS TEACHER

Responsible to:          Head teacher

Liaises with:                Teaching and Non-teaching staff, Parents


Main Duties:


  • To prepare and teach lessons of a high standard to the students assigned to him/her according to the students’ needs, which will include following designated programmes of study, carrying out necessary assessments, providing full information/comments for records and monitoring students in accordance with agreed faculty and school policies.
  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils. To monitor and support the overall progress and development of pupils.
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides pupils with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To maintain discipline in accordance with school policies and encourage/demonstrate good practice in the class taught with regard to attendance, appearance, uniform, punctuality, behaviour, homework etc.
  • To plan and deliver intervention programmes for students to raise their attainment. This will involve one-to-one tuition and small group sessions.
  • Report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
  • To contribute to the corporate tasks of development, record keeping, monitoring, evaluation, the maintenance of materials and lessons and meet deadlines.
  • To undertake the registration of students at each lesson and record absences accordingly.
  • To actively participate in the application of the school homework policy which includes setting, marking of homework and monitoring/initialling homework diaries.
  • To work closely with other year teacher partner ensuring continuity and progression for pupils, which includes whenever possible, preparing work when absent from school.
  • To be seen as an approachable trusted adult with whom students can discuss their personal interests and problems
  • To participate in and contribute to the support and development of whole school policies, procedures and events.
  • To participate in professional development in relevant areas which may include attending meetings, courses etc. as part of the school’s Performance Management Policy and to follow the general administrative procedures in the staff handbook and other school policies.
  • Provide a stimulating classroom environment and keep it in a pleasant and attractive order. It is the responsibility of teachers to make their room a good working environment.  Displays should be of a high standard and frequently updated.
  • As a class tutor, to take an interest in the pastoral and academic welfare of their tutor group
  • To undertake other appropriate duties as required by the Head teacher.

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities, but indicates the major requirements of the post. It may be amended at a future time, to take account of the developing needs of the service.


Al-Khair School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all posts will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS checks.

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