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CLASS ONE TEACHER
Please see the school website for more details about the school and a copy of our recruitment brochure. Below are the key responsibilities of the post and the person specification.
The Key Details of This Role
Working hours: Full time
Salary Range: £20,700 - £23,535
Position: Class One Teacher – Permanent
Annual Leave: School Holidays plus bank holidays, please see website for term dates.
Key relationships will be with the Head Teacher, the other class teachers, the Head of Special Needs and the subject teachers. There will be a mentor for this role.
Start Date: Sept 2023
Training: For non-Steiner trained teachers who have PGCE/QTS, the school will fund a Postgraduate Diploma in Waldorf Education and Creative Pedagogies run by Bath Spa University. Please see the link below:
A very important part of our ethos and school structure is that the Class Teacher “holds” the class both academically and pastorally throughout their learning journey. The class teacher forms a very deep bond with the class as they accompany their class ideally through to Class Eight. The job description below includes general class teacher responsibilities but also specific aspects related to Class One in the first instance.
OUR ETHOS AND PEDAGOGY
We work with the pedagogical principles of Rudolf Steiner in partnership with the Steiner Waldorf Schools’ Fellowship. The key responsibilities are:
MONITORING PROGRESS AND PARENT COMMUNICATION
Qualifications, Training and Experience
Teacher Qualification (either PGCE/QTS or Steiner Waldorf training)
Degree level qualification
An understanding of Steiner Waldorf Education and the Ethos of York Steiner School
At least two years teaching experience
IT skills including Microsoft Office and G suite
Maths and English GCSE
Professional, positive, friendly and approachable
Ability to relate to and inspire children
Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team and on your own
A commitment to the school and a desire to become part of the school community
Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with parents and internal and external colleagues
A positive attitude to work, being responsible, self-motivated, pro active and flexible
Resilience and a sense of humour in times of pressure
Adaptability in the context of a small school
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