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Leeds, Yorkshire
Home Town: Leeds
Member Since: 29/07/2014
Last Login: 5 months ago
Response Rate: 65%
Expected Response: < 2 hours

My Qualifications

Leeds Trinity University
Primary Education: Later Years (wit...
2:2  (2002)

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Enthusiastic, effective and passionate teacher with a proven record of helping children progress, providing positive learning experiences as well as building and maintaining effective behaviour management systems. Enjoys sharing knowledge, inspiring both children and adults. Experienced in leading, adept at training, motivating and developing others. Widely experienced with all types of pupils.

Availability: Monday - Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm

Willing to travel: 12 miles

Experience: 09/2015 – Present
Headteacher – Baldersby St James School
• Responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of a rural village primary school.
• Set and implemented the strategic direction of the school through managing a team of staff and ensured a diverse and inspiring curriculum that delivered outstanding academic and vocational results in a caring and nurturing pastoral setting.
• Responsible for all operational matters which are necessary for the day-to-day running of the school, including buildings and maintenance and compliance with statutory duties.
• Managed the procurement of resources linked to the strategic development plan and worked together with the school’s finance manager to ensure the school’s financial accountability.
• Responsibility for safeguarding, child protection and staff welfare matters.
• Successfully taught a year 3/4/5/6 class on a 0.5 basis preparing children for SATs in year 6 and ensured effective high rates of progress for other year groups.

09/2004 – 08/2015
Head of School, Year 5/6 teacher – Scotton Lingerield School
• Responsible for ensuring the day-to-day running of the school in the absence of the Headteacher, who worked on a part-time basis.
• Undertook management responsibilities which contributed to the school’s success by putting in place a series of school improvement initiatives which included talk for writing, Numicon, dialogic teaching and learning approaches.
• Successfully taught a year 5/6 class on a full-time basis resulting in 2 ‘good’ gradings from OFSTED with my practice recognised as outstanding.

09/2002 – 08/2004
Year 6 teacher, Wigton Moor Primary School
• Responsible for teaching a class of Year 6 pupils ensuing they passed their SATs examinations.
• Responsible for co-ordinating P.E within the wider school mapping out units of work across KS1 and KS2 and supporting staff with the teaching of different aspects of the P.E. curriculum through observation methods.

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