Primary Teacher (KS2)

Oct 1, 2018 by

Al Mizan Islamic Junior School Published: 1 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Primary Teacher (KS2) Required for immediate start;

Full-time; Salary £21,500 to £30,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Start date: Immediate
Head teacher and Governors are inviting applications from suitably qualified and/or experienced primary teacher.
This post will be attractive to candidates who have:
 An ambition with the required skills to provide the highest quality of learning to Muslim children;
 Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a strong team
 The ability to inspire and contribute to development of the whole child;
 The mind-set to work in strong partnership with skilled and supportive parents, governors and the wider school community, and;
 A strong commitment and dedication to own professional development.
At the Al Mizan, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to:
 Share their strengths and contribute to whole school development
 Be part of a motivated team providing high quality learning
 Work in an inspiring and conducive educational environment, and
 Receive high quality professional development and training

Closing date for application – 31st October 2018. Interviews will be held soon after the deadline - Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Main job purpose:
To provide effective teaching and learning in primary that enables individuals and groups of
students to achieve high standards and make good progress; to share and support the corporate
responsibility for the education, well-being and safeguarding of all students in the academy.
Main duties and responsibilities
General teaching duties
 To teach across the age and ability range, carrying out the professional duties
of a school teacher.
 To contribute to the subject and whole academy development, participating in the required staff meetings as appropriate.
 To undertake a share in the corporate responsibility for the well being and safeguarding of students, and promoting good behaviour.
 To undertake whole academy duties on a rota basis, such as break-time
supervision as directed.
 To proactively undertake continuing professional development and training.
 To undertake duties as a tutor, including keeping an accurate attendance
register, ensuring proper records are kept and attending to the welfare and guidance needs of
the tutor group.
 To meet with parents on a regular basis in order to discuss the progress of
students taught and the progress of students in the tutor group.
Planning and assessment
Plan, prepare and teach effective lessons to the assigned students by:
 following the academy’s scheme of work and the requirement of the National Curriculum;
 carrying out the necessary assessments with accuracy;
 providing students with good feedback, including written marking that allows them to move to
the next level, and;
 establishing and maintaining good communication with parents.
 Contribute to curriculum development, record keeping and maintenance of materials/
 Contribute to the effective implementation of all academy policies.
 Support the academy’s vision, ethos and objectives for teaching and learning and raising
standards for all students.
Other duties and responsibilities
 Support the academy’s vision, ethos and objectives for teaching and learning and raising
standards for all students.
 To ensure all duties and responsibilities are discharged in accordance with the academy’s
health and safety policy.
 To participate in the academy’s performance management scheme, ensuring that performance
standards and targets are set and met within the agreed time scale.
Commensurate statement & equal opportunity
The post holder will undertake any other duties required commensurate with the grade, and
seniority of the post. The post-holder will be expected to undertake all duties in the context of
and in compliance with the schools equal opportunities policies.
Person specification/selection criteria
Primary Teacher (KS2) @ Al Mizan
1. Qualified teacher status
2.Have good academic qualifications and high quality continuous professional
development and training over the past 5 years
3. Good subject knowledge and the requirements of the national curriculum
4. Knowledge about the rationale that underpins the academy’s vision
5. Knowledge of assessment and tracking pupils progress
6. Be a reflective practitioner who is open to share and sacrifice own views
7. Experience of primary teaching in a school or similar setting
8. Proven track record of effective teaching in all primary Year groups,
9. Willing to work in strong partnership with skilled and supportive parents, governors and the wider academy community
10. Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be part of a strong team
11.  Be very organised, energetic and self-directed
12. Be committed to the wider academy life and willing to engage in a range of extracurricular activities
13. Have a good understanding of safeguarding and ways to promote the welfare of children

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All employment is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references.
Visits to the school and informal discussions are encouraged and welcome. Please email the school to arrange a visit or an informal discussion.

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