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Infants teacher (Maternity Cover)

St. George School (ES)
Madrid, Spain
Date Added: Apr 26, 2024

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Job Description

Line managed by: Head of Primary (Pastoral)



Last updated: 18/09/23

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Maintain high standards of teaching and learning across the Infants phase

  1. Line manage the team of classroom teachers within the phase
  2. Work with the SL (S&D), HoP and subject leaders to ensure there is cohesive oversight of effective learning and teaching within the phase
  3. Support teachers within the phase in developing teaching and learning strategies and improve practice
  4. Mentor and support staff in developing their own teaching practise through formal support plans and informal drop-ins and coaching, as appropriate and agreed.
  5. Support in quality assuring the phase with guidance from the HoP & SL(S&D)
  6. Coordinate trips and activities that are appropriate to the phase, following the school Trips and Excursion procedure.

To be agreed in conjunction with your line manager

Maintain and promote high standards of student behaviour across the Infants phase.

1. Ensure effective implementation of the primary behaviour policy across the phase.

2 Have oversight of and ensure effective and appropriate tracking of behaviour incidents across the Infant school including regular reporting to HoP (Pastoral).

3.Implement and monitor a clear coherent pastoral system linked to the school priorities and policy to support the social, emotional welfare and skills of children within the phase.

4. Lead and manage the student leadership programme across the phase.



Lead and manage pastoral provision within the Infants phase.

1. To take primary responsibility for the pastoral care of the students in the Infant phase of the school.

2.Ensure all class teachers are aware of their pastoral role and safeguarding responsibilities.

3. Effectively manage pastoral concerns within the phase to ensure that issues are timely and appropriately responded to in line with school policy or are referred to HoP (Pastoral).

4. Lead and manage the house programme within the Infant phase in order to provide a range of opportunities for students to take part in.

5. To Liaise the with Head of Upper and Lower Primary to ensure that practice is consistent across the school.

6. Promote and implement strategies to support wellbeing across the primary school.

7. To ensure an appropriate programme is in place to support students as they transition to a new phase of the Infant school as well as those transitioning in to Year 1.



Use school data to monitor and track progress of students across Infants.

1.Organise regular student progress meetings to monitor and highlight students making different rates of progress and work in partnership with HoP and Subject leaders to identify actions to address concerns.

2.Manage and ensure effective outcomes from the Pastoral intervention system to ensure that targeted students needs are effectively met

3. Monitor attendance and punctuality across the Infant phase and follow up where necessary.


Demonstrate effective leadership of the Infant phase.

1.Chair weekly staff meetings to ensure effective communication regarding phase matters.

2.Establish positive working relationships with parents/carers of the Infant phase.

3.In consultation with HoP(Pastoral), ensure that there is appropriate and timely communication with parents including parental concerns within the phase.

4.Liaise with outside agencies as appropriate

5.Organise and lead an assembly rota for the phase in coordination with the whole primary schedule.

7. Ensure the accountability of department members for responsibilities assigned to them

8. Mentoring or delegation of mentoring role for new department members

9. Advise on and contribute to the professional development of staff, including whole school INSET provision.




In addition, the post holder will perform other duties which may be reasonably assigned from time to time



ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles    

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including an online due diligence search, references and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.    


ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging   

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.    



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