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Key Stage 1 Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Atlantic Academy Portland

The Primary teaching team is directly accountable to the Head of KS1/2, and is an integral part of the Primary team. Primary Class Teachers will contribute to the effective day to day operation of the Primary Phase, and its ongoing success, delivering high quality Lessons across the academy. All Teachers will be fully supported by the Senior Leadership Team and Key Stage Leads in both a subject and pastoral capacity. All Primary Teachers will be excellent practitioners and committed to a high quality knowledge-based curriculum.

Main aspects of the role:
· Carry forward the Aspirations Trust’s vision;
· Support the continuous and consistent Aspirations trust-wide focus on raising achievement and
improving student outcomes;
· Ensure the Aspirations framework is embodied in every aspect of their practice.
· Deliver high quality lessons and support the culture of excellence and challenge.
· To support the raising standards of student attainment and achievement and to monitor and support
student progress.
· To be accountable for student progress and development within their classes.
· To engage in a full programme of continued professional development.
· To contribute to the development of the phase in which they are teaching.
· To encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their
individual potential.
· To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
· To help to raise the aspirations of students in the subject and in the School.
Responsible for:
· Students within their teaching class.
Operational and Strategic duties:
· To support the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies,
assessment and teaching and learning strategies..
· To actively monitor and follow up student progress.
· To attend all appropriate meetings.
· To have an awareness in their practice that fully reflects the distinctive philosophy of the Aspirations
Academies Trust.

· To ensure that Health and Safety policies and practices, including risk assessments, throughout the subject
area are in-line with national requirements and are updated where necessary, therefore liaising with the
Academy’s Health and Safety Manager.
Curriculum Duties:
· To liaise with the KS Lead to help deliver an appropriate, comprehensive and high quality curriculum
programme that complements the vision of the Academy.
· To keep up-to-date with national developments in the subject area and teaching practice and
Student Support Duties:
· To support the overall progress and development of students within their class.
· To implement the Academy policy on rewards.
· To ensure the Behaviour Management system is implemented in their classes so that effective learning can
take place.
Teaching Duties:
· To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale
· To assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and
teaching strategies in the curriculum area and subject area.
· To contribute to the curriculum area and subject areas Improvement Plan and its implementation.
· To attend all appropriate meetings.
· To plan and prepare courses and lessons.
· To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking or work to be
carried out by the student in Academy and elsewhere.
· To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to
keep such records as are required.
· To provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual
students and groups of students.
· To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality
standards - to aim to be an outstanding teacher.
· To maintain discipline in accordance with the Academy’s procedures and to encourage good practice with
regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
· To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, subject area and
Academy procedures.
Other Duties:
· To undertake whole Academy duties as outlined in targets set for Heads of School each year.
· To adhere to the Academy’s Dress Code
· To engage actively in the performance review process.
· To continue personal development as agreed at appraisal.
· To undertake any other duty as specified by School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Body (STPCB) and the
Principal not mentioned in the above.
· To play a full part in the life of the Academy community, to support the distinctive aim and ethos of the
Aspirations Academies Trust and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.
· To show a record of excellent attendance and punctuality.
Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a
similar level that is not specified in this job description.

Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and
telephone callers.
The Academy will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working
environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued
employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

Atlantic Academy Portland


Atlantic Academy Portland