Class Teacher (MPR1 -3), Part-time (0.6) Fixed Term from September 2020 to August 2021

We are an Ofsted inspected school (Dec 2013) where our GOOD success in all areas means that we are on the journey to being outstanding. Located in the East of Portsmouth, Langstone Infant Academy is proud of its caring ethos, encouraging and supporting children to achieve their full potential, and is a positive and active place to work.  We believe that success here is built on strong relationships between everyone involved in the academy, and are very proud to be part of the University of Chichester Multi Academy Trust; together we make a difference to our community.

As an inspiring Class Teacher, you will be joining our school at an exciting time when we will be creating a new curriculum to meet the needs of our children post lockdown.  With strong leadership, clear vision and a Journey to Excellence plan for the school and staff, you will benefit from being part of a Trust that is known locally and nationally for its excellence in teacher development. 

Able to inspire, challenge and motivate pupils to excel, you will provide them the support and encouragement they need as they establish a sense of their own self, gaining in confidence and developing vital life-skills. You will have the skills to differentiate teaching and learning for pupils of all abilities and needs, through current knowledge of best practice in learning and child development.

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers, teachers in their first few years of teaching and NQT's who would like to be part of our school, helping pupils to develop and progress in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment.

The School is part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust family.  Each academy has a unique identity, but a shared belief of creating a positive and enriching environment, where all staff feel valued and proud to be part of the Trust.  As a Class Teacher, you will have access to opportunities for professional development and to current research and support from experts in effective strategies for child learning and development. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment

Responsibilities include:

•           Working as part of a team

•           Attending planning meetings

•           Preparing medium and short term planning

•           Attending staff meetings/ briefings and Inset as appropriate

•           Implementing school record keeping and assessment procedures

•           Managing support staff

•           Preparing and assembling displays

•           Liaising with parents

•           Reporting to parents

•           A good or outstanding practitioner

•           Leading and managing an area of the curriculum as part of a team

Download the Person Specification and Job Description for further details.

Please telephone the Headteacher on 02392 832642 to have an informal discussion about the role. We may be able to arrange a visit to the school subject to following safe social distancing measures.