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"The behaviour of pupils is good. They have respect and care for each other, and display excellent manners."

- 'Good' OFSTED REPORT 2017 - Moorside Junior School

KS1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Are you an enthusiastic learner?

Do you love bringing creativity and a sense of wonder into your classroom? 

If so, we would love you to join our team!

We would like to appoint a Key Stage 1 Class Teacher, with a commitment to delivering high standards of teaching and learning across the curriculum. The ideal candidate will have the motivation to develop themselves professionally and collaborate with others.  An understanding of progression in Maths and early Reading from the EYFS and throughout the Key Stage 1 curriculum is essential, as well as a secure subject knowledge in the delivery of Phonics.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate their knowledge of child development and experience of supporting children with SEND, as well as possessing the essential skills and experience to support all pupils to grow a love of learning.
Please express your strengths and experience in leading a specific subject area.

The successful candidate will have the ability to provide a high-quality learning experience, as well as the enthusiasm and energy to engage and motivate all pupils with a desire to provide the very best for every child, by working together with our excellent KS1 team.

The post will to be offered on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave from February 2022.  This post is subject to the National Teachers Terms and Conditions and Main Scale Pay (which will be dependant on experience).

Job purpose:

  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class ensuring equality of opportunity for all.
  • Create a nurturing learning environment to support children’s learning and share achievement.
  • Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, other school staff and external agencies.
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.
  • Adopt our whole school nurturing ethos with a clear understanding of pivotal behaviour strategies and contribute to our positive behaviour policy.
  • We will offer:
  • A nurturing school with a supportive and hardworking staff team.
  • A strong leadership team who encourage development and a supportive ethos.
  • A school with aspiration and determination to reach the highest standards in teaching, learning and development of the whole child.
  • Continued professional development.
  • Exciting opportunities to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum both inside and outside the classroom.
  • A school who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please complete our Application Form and return to Mrs J Pawley, School Business Manger by e-mail: finance@moorside-pri.n-yorks.sch.uk.

Please click here for the Job Description.

Closing date for Applications is Monday 6th December 2021.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14th December 2021.

Please contact the School Office if you would like to arrange a visit to look around our school.

Reviews from the Children

Gracie, Year 6

"My favourite thing about school is the teachers because they are so kind and helpful".

Andrew, Year 6

"I enjoy when we have Forest School because we have the best hot chocolate and marshmallows and find animals".

Emily, Year 6

"I enjoy doing art with Mr Moss and Forest School. The most enjoyable thing is going on residential trips like Marrick".

Evie, Year 3

"I like Literacy because it makes my writing better. I also like PE because we learn new skills that we don't know yet".

Ethan, Year 3

"I enjoy our big field as we can play on the play equipment".

Liam, Year 3

"I like PE as we get to learn with Mr Doey".

Xander, Year 3

"I like Forest School as we get to eat Marshmallows!"

Kolby, Year 3

"I enjoy play times as I get to play with my friends".

Beatrice, Year 3

"I enjoy reading because we learn new things from books".

Edward, Year 3

"I like Maths and Topic. In Topic, we find out about different Countries".

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