Tyndale Community School

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Job Post.

Class Teacher

Start Date

1st September 2024

Contract Type




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Job description: Class Teacher

Key Responsibilities:

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities


  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
  • Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge


Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s vision and values
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes


Health, safety and discipline

  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment


Professional development

  • Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
  • Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
  • Take part in the appraisal and professional development of others, where appropriate



  • Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers



Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

  • Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
  • Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues


Personal and professional conduct

  • Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
  • Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
  • Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities


 Management of staff and resources

  • Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them, and where appropriate, other teachers
  • Contribute to the recruitment and professional development of other teachers and support staff
  • Deploy resources delegated to them Safeguarding
  • Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies
  • Work with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to promote the best interests of pupils, including sharing concerns where necessary
  • Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school


Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.


Person Specification


This person specification relates to the requirements of the post as determined by the job description. Shortlisted candidates must meet the essential requirements of the person specification. It would be highly advantageous for candidates to meet some or all of the desirable requirements. Please write a personal statement detailing how you meet the criteria below (five areas) and how your examples demonstrate impact.






Person specification



and training

●                    GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grade C) in English and maths

●                    First-aid training, or willingness to complete it

●                    Appropriate Child Care qualifications (e.g. TA level 3 qualification)


●                    Successful primary teaching experience

●                    Experience of working in other schools/setting

●                    Leading one or more curriculum areas


Skills and knowledge

●                    Understand the features of high quality teaching and learning

●                    Secure knowledge of and commitment to inclusion

●                    Excellent classroom practitioner

●                    Knowledge and understanding of effective strategies to manage the behaviour of pupils

●                    Good understanding of safeguarding practices especially the safety and welfare of vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils

Personal qualities

●                    Commitment to the school’s Christian vision and ethos

●                    Ability to ask for help when needed

●                    Fantastic communication to a range of stakeholders (both written and verbal)

●                    Develop positive working relationships in school

●                    Demonstrate high standards of personal integrity, loyalty, discretion and professionalism

●                    Good attendance and excellent punctuality

●                    Has a strong desire for all children to succeed

●                    Ability to think creatively in problem solving