specialist education recruitment

Lead Teacher

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Workplace: Aberdeen
Added 02-08-2018 15:04:30


A full time, lead teacher, committed to Progressive and Alternative Education

On behalf of a progressive school offering dynamic and unique learning experiences to children aged 5-12 years, Nurture is seeking a full-time teacher, committed to progressive education, to lead one of its year 5 and 6 groups starting 1st April, 2017.

Lead Teachers work to support the intellectual and social/emotional development of children as individuals and members of a community in collaboration with their students’ families. Lead Teachers are responsible for developing and implementing curriculum in english, arts, and social studies and working collaboratively with a teaching assistant and five specialist teachers (Mathematics, Music, Science, P.E.), the arts coordinators, and other part-time support staff.

As standard, this client promotes continuous professional development and supports employees to achieve their career goals within the education sector.

The right candidate wll have:

  • substantial experience with primary school age groups
  • a deep understanding of and demonstrated commitment to Progressive Education, pedagogy, and values as well as a passion for learning
  • proven experience in designing and implementing curriculum
  • exceptional proficiency and comfort with writing and the written word, including the skills to communicate with parents and colleagues
  • experience with collaboration, and a desire to collaborat
  • a continuing desire for professional development and learning
  • high energy, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude
  • Work with administrative colleagues to support the school’s mission, students and families
  • Aa Masters is preferred

Although we have many resources available to our teachers, we do not adhere to a single textbook or published curriculum throughout the school. The opportunity exists to create and implement curriculum that will: :

  • be soundly based in developmentally-appropriate practice and evolving research on learning and brain function
  • embody the values of community, diversity, and democracy that are espoused in the school
  • make extensive use of the schools outdoor areas and the environment

Think this job is perfect for you? We'd love to hear from you.

Find us at www.thisisnurture.com and www.nurturesearch.com.

Specific details

Job Type Permanent
Recruiter Type Recruitment Consultant
Hours Full time
Salary Range 30,000
Specialist Area Democratic


Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe


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