Year 1 Teacher - Okehampton Primary School (Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • TPS, dependent on experience

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, dedicated, excellent Year 1 classroom practitioner. Our teachers must possess the skills and understanding to accelerate the progress and raise the achievement of all our children. They should be excellent classroom practitioners who are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for all children, possess high levels of emotional intelligence and a desire to continually improve their practice. 

Summary of Role: 
• To contribute to the provision of high-quality Teaching and Learning in Year 1 ensuring maximum success for all. To be a role model for the school community and raise levels of pupil achievement. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:  
• Working closely with school leaders and members of the SLT to ensure that the visions and cooperative values are effective and pertinent to all aspects of school life. 
• Maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the teaching of relevant subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to the day-to-day work. Being an outstanding practitioner, carrying out the functions of a teacher in accordance with the Teacher Standards and the stated aims and objectives of the Trust. 
• Supporting help develop the school’s policies and actively promote high levels of achievement at all stages. Planning lessons/activities and sequences of lessons to meet pupils’ individual learning needs and using a range of strategies to ensure effective  teaching/tutoring, behaviour and classroom management. Working in partnership with the leadership team to monitor the success of the teaching of the curriculum and manage areas for improvement. 
• Ensuring there is a close match between the learning experiences offered and the individual needs of the children in the class, so as to give each child an opportunity to achieve to the maximum of his/her capability. Maintaining an attractive and stimulating classroom environment and contribute to making the whole school environment stimulating. Making appropriate educational provision for children with SEMH and, with support from the SENDCO. 
• Maintaining assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to senior staff and to parents and carers, in accordance with school policy, regularly using the school’s tracking system for assessment. 
• Ensuring good order and discipline among pupils and safeguard their health and safety, doing everything possible to safeguard and promote the welfare of students/pupils/children in the School/Trust. Working with the DSL and the deputies to ensure safeguarding is promoted.  
• Developing and maintaining effective relationships with parents, colleagues, the governing body and the local community and ensuring effective links are made with support services. 
• Taking responsibility for professional development and use the outcomes to improve teaching (and tutoring) and students’ learning.  
• The role will require travel to Trust educational settings and offices. 

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS). 

For further information and to apply for this post please visit the vacancies page on our Trust website 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationWest DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX20 1JB

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupTeaching - Primary & Early Years

  • Salary Details

    TPS, dependent on experience

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required