Year 2&3 Class Teacher- FTE Permanent

This post will be paid within the Main Pay Scale

Required for September 2017, an outstanding classroom practitioner for Year 2 and 3 class This would be an ideal opportunity for an NQT/ early career teacher who will be supported by the experienced Senior Leadership team within the school.

We will expect you to have excellent, up-to-date knowledge and experience of the Key Stage 1& 2 curriculum, teaching and learning both in terms of planning, lesson delivery and assessment.
You will also need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a teaching team of highly motivated practitioners across the Academy and the Trust to support the needs of all children We will also expect you to be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of how children learn and how to translate this into high quality teaching and learning specific to key stage 1& 2 pupils.
The post requires someone who is an inspirational, reflective and creative teacher with a passion to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’, with excellent classroom management and organisation skills.

You will need to:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude and be committed to sharing good practice
  • Be able to competently & positively manage pupil behaviour
  • Show initiative and creativity in your approach to teaching & learning
  • Be organised and efficient and demonstrate the ability to improve outcomes for children
  • Be thoroughly committed to safety and well-being for all our pupils
  • Demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful team liaising with parents, governors and the community, and on occasions working across the Trust
  • Exhibit a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Be supportive of the Christian Values and ethos of the school

If you wish to visit prior to application, a warm welcome awaits you.
Our visiting days are:  Thursday 27th April 1.30-4.30pm and Friday 28th April 9.00-12.00pm
Please phone to book an appointment by calling 01548 821352 or emailing

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
A DBS disclosure is required for this post

Please return your completed application to

Diptford Y2&3 Person Spec

Closing Date: Monday 8th May 12 noon
Interview Date: Tuesday 16th May