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Early Years Class Teacher

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
Job category
Contract type
Full Time
£28,098 – £37,866 (M1-M6 depending on experience)
Main Scale Basic
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
St Francis of Assisi RC Primary School, Treadgold Street, North Kensington, LONDON, W11 4BJ

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Early Years Class Teacher
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary

Job   Title:EYFS Teacher
Location: London, W11 4BJ
Salary: £28,098 –  £37,866  (M1-M6 depending on experience)
Closing Date: 19.12.16



We are a thriving, one and a half form entry primary school situated in the North Kensington, in the Diocese of Westminster. We have strong links with the Parish of St Francis of Assisi.

At St Francis of Assisi we aim to develop and encourage each individual child to reach their full potential in all areas of the curriculum. We aim to do this within an atmosphere of love, trust and respect in partnership with you, the parent.

St Francis of Assisi is a happy, forward-looking school with a history of success. Within a caring environment, based on the recognition of the dignity and worth of each child, high standards are expected. Social, emotional and spiritual development is emphasised and fostered along with the pursuit of academic excellence.

We hope our website provides a flavour of school life, but you are most welcome to come and visit us and experience first-hand our unique atmosphere at the school.

We are looking to recruit an individual with previous experience of teaching young children. The ideal candidate will be expected to uphold the Christian ethos of the School, to contribute to the further development of the Christian community and, by example to help children live out the gospel values.


Qualified Teacher Status


  1. Be an excellent classroom practitioner
  2. Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of how children learn
  3. Provide creative and innovative and enriching learning experiences to enable our children to attain at the highest level
  4. Work as part of our excellent team, striving for constant improvement
  5. Be able to contribute to the school’s extracurricular activities


a)   Prepare and teach the year’s work in co-operation with colleagues, presenting at the beginning of each term (or half-term) a forecast of work to be covered, which will include specific reference to children and their various needs, and ways in which these needs might be catered for in accordance with equal educational opportunities.

b)   Prepare daily teaching plans, which place particular care on the individual needs of the children.

c)    Assess and evaluate children’s work in order to assist future planning.

d)    Prepare the classroom and yourself well in advance of the children’s entrance in the morning.

e)   Organise the teaching areas with a careful and caring attitude both in day to day handling of furniture and equipment and in fresh,   clean, topical displays which may serve as a stimulus for children or which may celebrate their endeavours.

f)    Consult the SENCo if any child shows special needs.

g)   Complete children’s assessment records half-termly but enter at any time of the year any significant educational, social or emotional response. These assessments will then form the basis of target setting and summative reports to be written in accordance with School policy.

h)   Pass on at appropriate times all records in a neat and clear way, coupled with discussion and expansion as is reasonably required by colleagues.

i)    Encourage in children a degree of independence and responsibility for their own work.

j)    Value each child’s contribution and tangibly demonstrate this within the display and general planning of the teaching area.

k)    Lead children to present their work in a manner, which is pleasing, and of a high standard.

l)     Maintain a high level of expectation through regular example and review.

m)     Be consistent and vigilant in encouraging acceptable behaviours both in and out of the classroom in accordance with equal   opportunities, the School Behaviour Policy and the Christian ethos of the School.

n)    Undertake playground duties as required usually on a rota basis.

o)    Contribute to staff meetings of varying length.

Job   Type: Full-time

Salary:   £28,098 –  £37,866

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