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Class Teacher

Boston Spa St Mary's CE VC Primary

Closing Date

Mon 20th May


Boston Spa St Mary’s CE VC Primary


School Office


01937 844395



Clifford Road, Boston Spa, LS23 6DB

School Details

Boston Spa St Mary’s CE VC Primary

Clifford Street

Boston Spa

LS23 6DB

Tel: 01937 844395


*Please note: the Diocese of York is not the employer*

Class Teacher


Purpose of the Role:

To facilitate and encourage learning which enables students to achieve high standards; to share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all students.

The Job Description should be read alongside the range of professional duties of Teachers as set out in Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document.  The post holder will be expected to undertake duties in line with the Teaching Standards for qualified teachers and uphold these standards in addition to the professional code of the National College for Teaching and Leadership for England.

Main Duties

· be committed to working as part of a team;
· be enthusiastic and committed to nurturing, challenging, inspiring and motivating pupils to reach their full potential;
· have excellent communication and organisational skills;
· be resilient and flexible;
· have a cheerful disposition and a sense of humour;
· want to share our vision and ethos for the highest standards in all aspects of school life;
· have experience in an EYFS setting

Planning and Setting Expectations/Pupil Achievement

  • Identify clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to the subject matter and the pupils being taught.
  • Set appropriate and demanding expectations for pupils’ learning and motivation. Set clear targets for pupils’ learning, building on prior attainment.
  • Identify pupils who have special educational needs, and know where to get help in order to give positive and targeted support. Implement and keep records on Individual Education Plans (IEPs).

Assessment and Evaluation

  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use this assessment for future teaching.
  • Mark and monitor pupils’ class and homework providing constructive oral and written feedback, setting targets for pupils’ progress.
  • When applicable, understand the demands expected of pupils in relation to the National Curriculum, KS4 and post-16 courses

Safeguarding Pupils

Class teachers will uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by treating pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position and having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provisions.

Relationship with Parents and the Wider community

  • Prepare and present informative reports to parents.
  • Provide opportunities to develop pupils’ understanding by relating their learning to real and work-related examples, recognising that learning takes place outside the school context.
  • Liaise with agencies responsible for pupils’ welfare.

Manage Own Performance and Development

  • Take responsibility for their own professional development and to keep up to date with research and developments in pedagogy and in the subjects they teach.
  • Share corporate responsibility the implementation of school policies and practices.
  • Set a good example to the pupils they teach in their presentation and their personal conduct.
  • Evaluate their own teaching critically and use this to improve their effectiveness.
  • Implements and follows school’s child protection policies and procedures.

Managing and Developing Staff and Other Adults

  • Establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues including, where applicable, associate staff.

Managing Resources

  • Select and make good use of textbooks, ICT and other learning resources which enable teaching objectives to be met.

We are part of the Wharfe Valley Learning Partnership:

a group of local primary schools, and as such we are connected to a strong network who are all committed to work with our partners to raise levels of educational attainment, enjoyment and achievement.

To request an application pack email

Visits to the school are welcomed by appointment with the Headteacher Please call the school on 01937 844395 to speak with the school office to arrange a visit. 

Please visit our school website to learn more about our school

Completed applications forms to be returned to

The closing date is 20th May at 12 noon

Interviews will be held during w/c 20th Mary 2023

St Mary’s Church of England VC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children, and expects all our staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found here:

We promote equality and diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.