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Primary Class Teacher KS1

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Contract
  • Closing date for applications: 13 March 2017

LOCATION

The British Vietnamese International School (BVIS)

JOB TITLE

Primary Class Teacher KS1

JOB PURPOSE

To support the Primary Headteacher and Primary leadership team in fulfilling the school’s mission statement by delivering a high quality education to children

REPORTING TO

Key Stage Co-ordinator

DIRECT REPORTS

Head of Primary, Principal

OTHER KEY

RELATIONSHIPS

Students, families (current or prospective)

PACKAGE

Competitive

SAFER PRACTICES

The British Vietnamese International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including references from previous employers in accordance with our recruitment policy.  Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children.

KEY RESULT AREA

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE

General Responsibilities

  • Promote the ‘mission’ and philosophy of the school, ensuring that children are working towards being truly bilingual, global citizens
  • Ensure that planning, preparation of resources, recording, assessment and reporting are of the highest quality and meet the varying learning and social needs of children
  • Be flexible and adjust to the needs and priorities of the school, actively contributing to its development and growth
  • Implement agreed policies and developments
  • Take personal responsibility for your own professional development and for student progress
  • Communicate effectively with the school’s stakeholders, being an ambassador for the school at all times.

Quality Learning

  • Ensure all children develop their language skills
  • Plan lessons to ensure high student engagement and enjoyment
  • Plan to meet the needs of a wide range of learners, so that all are appropriately challenged
  • Ensure children’s skills of enquiry, problem solving and creativity are developed and applied
  • Provide opportunities for both collaborative and independent learning
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers and teaching assistants to support quality learning
  • Deliver home learning tasks to children in accordance with the agreed policy and guidelines
  • Maintain a good quality learning environment, including public spaces
  • Communicate progress through written reports, parent consultations and other, as required by the school.

Pastoral Care

  • Be the first point of contact and provide pastoral care to the children in your class(es)
  • Maintain a purposeful and safe learning environment for the children
  • Promote the general progress and well-being of individual children and of the class as a whole
  • Communicate effectively with parents, liaising with other staff as appropriate.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Support the life of the school beyond the classroom
  • Undertake the planning and organisation of day trips within the Key Stage as required, ensuring all risk assessment and policy procedures are carried out correctly
  • Deliver extra-curricular clubs in line with the school’s expectations
  • Support all Key Stage events such as productions and assemblies.

Personal Development

  • Participate fully in the school’s Performance Management procedures
  • Participate in learning walks, observations and coaching as appropriate.

OTHER

Promote and adhere to the Nord Anglia Education vision and values:

  • Opportunity - for us, opportunities need to be meaningful, about achieving potential and making progress.
  • Impact - for us, impact is about making a difference. It needs to be immediate, positive and lasting.
  • Leadership - for us, leadership is about considering the team’s needs as well as your own, setting inspiring examples, being supportive and showing real accountability and responsibility.
  • Respect - for us, respect is about listening, being inclusive, showing tolerance and getting the little things right

 

All staff are required to manage effective personal development as part of the Company’s commitment to invest in staff as the key resource in the organisation.

  • Each individual must ensure that they meet their statutory responsibilities and Company policies with regard to Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and other relevant legislation
  • Any other appropriate duties as allocated by the Chief Executive Officer

 

  • Be a valued member of the team and organisation˜

 

     

 

 

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Experience / Knowledge

  • BEd degree or degree plus PGCE/QTS

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of the EYFS

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of the Primary Curriculum (English National Curriculum)

Desirable

  • Familiarity with the IPC

Highly Desirable

  • Experience of teaching in the UK or overseas for at least 3 years

Essential

  • Range of teaching experience across different year groups

Desirable

Skills

  • Good classroom practice and interpersonal skills

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to work on own initiative

Essential

Qualities specific to a dual-language school

  • Relish the prospect of collegial planning and teaching with Vietnamese and English language colleagues

Essential

  • Be able to engage and inspire new learners of English

Essential

  • Be open to ideas, to continued professional development

Essential

  • Be creative in the design and delivery of the curriculum

Essential

Personal Attributes

  • High levels of personal integrity

Essential

  • Good organisational and time-management skills

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm

Essential

  • Positive attitude

Essential

  • Continually strive for improvement

Essential

  • Be energetic and prepared to go the extra mile in shaping the school’s future

Essential

 

OTHER CONDITIONS

  1. Hold a current Criminal Background Check or International Police Check or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK tracing employment history for previous 10 years.
  2. Compliance with visa requirements for working in Vietnam.

 

 

 


 

 

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