Post Title
Responsible to
Pay Scale
Class Teacher
Teaching and
Be responsible for teaching in across the Primary range a year group
agreed with the Principal annually.
Be responsible for developing a stimulating and challenging learning
environment which secures effective learning and provides high
standards of achievement and progress.
Be responsible for the pastoral care of pupils in your class, promoting selfdiscipline and good behaviour at all times, in accordance with our policies.
Monitor and record the progress of individual pupils.
Ensure that parents are well informed about the curriculum, targets,
children’s progress and attainment as expected for their age and stage of
Planning and
Prepare long, medium and short-term planning in line with our agreed
policies, having considered the needs of the children in your class.
Ensure that all aspects of the curriculum are taught during the year, as
identified by the National Curriculum and International Primary
Curriculum (IPC).
Be aware of the range and uses of resources throughout the academy
and have relevant materials available and easily accessible in the
classroom to cater for the needs of the children.
Prepare a well-balanced, timetable in line with agreed policies or models
provided. Organise your time and that of any learning support staff
assigned to you, effectively and efficiently in order to support and
accelerate learning and progress .
Ensure that all lessons have clear learning objectives (linked to the
This job description outlines, within the terms of your conditions of
employment and written particulars particulars, the range of
professional duties, which are attached to your post. It is not a
comprehensive definition of these duties, (see also National Professional
Standards for class teachers).
Your terms and conditions of employment are referred to in the
statement of particulars provided to you at the time of your
You are required to perform duties described in the School Teacher’s Pay
and Conditions Document.
You will be available for work for the number of days and the hours of
duty, which conform to the statutory requirements of current legislation.
This job description may be reviewed annually, and it may be amended at
any time during the year after consultation with you.
Your specific post requires you to teach pupils in the age range 4-11
National Curriculum) and appropriate differentiated activities for each
ability group .
Maintain a purposeful display of children’s work ensuring that it is
regularly changed.
Care must be taken with presentation and on-going maintenance to
ensure displays are of a consistently high standard.
Ensure that resources are readily available to all staff and are
immediately replaced after your own class’ careful use, ensuring that
any damage is reported to the relevant post holder.
Assessment and
Ensure that our policy on assessment is followed and that you keep
adequate records for yourself, the academy and the Trust.
Ensure that your marking is up to date and follows the
recommendations of our assessment and marking policy,
identifying areas for improvement.
Ensure that the results of any assessments are used to inform
subsequent planning.
Produce written assessments and reports on children in line with
academy policy.
Pastoral Care
Mark the register at the beginning of the morning and afternoon sessions
in accordance with the academy policy and DfE requirements.
Be aware of the child’s home background, safety and welfare, and act
upon any problems relating to the child’s health or well-being.
To follow the agreed policies and procedures for Child Protection and
Safeguarding and seek guidance from the Designated Child Protection
Officer as required.
Promote a positive image of the school, by encouraging good behaviour at
all times.
Encourage parents to be involved in the education of their child, and to
join in with academy activities, such as trips, visits, workshops etc.
Subject Leadership
To be responsible for a subject area which will be agreed annually with
the Principal
To keep abreast of subject changes, updates, practice and advise
colleagues and SLT
To produce and maintain a subject leader action plan using the agreed
templates of the academy/ the Trust
To monitor and track achievement and standards of the allocated
subject across the academy
To identify and track the most vulnerable pupils, SEND, Pupil Premium
and more able to ensure that they make the progress they should from
their prior starting point
To monitor the impact of any actions and interventions taking pro-active
steps to ensure that timely and effective action is taken in order to
narrow and accelerate any identified achievement gap
To keep governors, the Principal & SLT informed through regularly verbal
and written reports
To undertake training and professional development as appropriate
To keep the subject a high profile ensuring that policies, procedures,
actions or developments are communicated to parents and others as
appropriate (e.g. parent curriculum leaflets, workshops, academy
To audit and maintain subject resources and be responsible for a subject
budget as appropriate
To review and update the subject policy so that it reflects best and
current practice as well as cover statutory requirements as outlined in the
National Curriculum.
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
young and people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Postholder’s Signature
____________________________________ Date ___________________________
Principal’s Signature
____________________________________ Date ___________________________