Faculty Teacher of Maths The Henry Cort Community College, Fareham, Hampshire

Job description

Purpose of Role

To work collaboratively to create, maintain, develop and evaluate the conditions which enable students and teachers to achieve effective learning.

Managing Learning

To plan and teach as part of a team, preparing, monitoring and evaluating lessons, courses, schemes of work, assessment tools and resources.

To ensure that students feel safe and secure and are willing to take risks in their learning in order to maximise potential.

To teach, according to their educational and emotional needs, the students assigned to him/her, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the student in college and elsewhere.

To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students of all abilities and contribute to individual and team target setting.

To differentiate work to enable all students to access the material and make good progress.

To continue to develop as a Teacher and to share best practice with colleagues.

To further develop opportunities for students to take responsibility for their learning and to be active partners in their own development.

To provide guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers.

To keep appropriate records and monitor students attendance to lessons.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

To ensure high quality Teaching, Learning and Assessment for all students, encouraging staff, through coaching, to develop and innovate in line with evidence based research as to what constitutes the best practice.

To ensure planning effectively meets the individual needs of students in their classes and that resources are matched to students needs in order to enable all to make maximum progress.

To ensure that student’s work is regularly and accurately marked and provide quality feedback.

To ensure that students experience fair and consistent treatment in all lessons.

Managing People

To be well prepared for Performance Management and to use PM and other review outcomes to continue professional development and to improve the achievement of students.

To share best practice with colleagues and contribute to team and college development.

To implement the Code of Conduct and ensure that at all times the Health & Safety of students is safeguarded and that the atmosphere of your teaching area, and when engaged in off-site activities, is conducive for all students to achieve effective learning.

To communicate and consult with the parents of students and relevant external agencies as appropriate and in consultation with Faculty Leaders and House Progress Leaders.

Learner Journey

To liaise and communicate with staff across the college to ensure that support is in place to allow students to make excellent progress on their courses.

To support the Head of Faculty in the delivery of high quality additional learning support for students across the college, helping to close identified skills gaps and maximise attainment, achievement and success on all courses.

To set high expectations for student behaviour and discipline and to enforce college rules, using disciplinary sanctions and positive reinforcement appropriately.

To maintain excellent and up to date knowledge of the Programmes of Study, providing good quality initial advice and guidance to students, ensuring they are on the right study programme to help them succeed and achieve their goals.

Managing Policy

To contribute to the Faculty Improvement Plan.

To implement, evaluate and contribute to the development of all college and curriculum area policies

To actively participate in Faculty meetings and other team and whole college development activities.

Managing Resources

To ensure that the working environment enriches student’s learning.

To assist in the evaluation, development and ordering of appropriate resources.

To ensure that students take care of and return books and equipment.

To continue to develop ICT as a learning and management tool within college and curriculum frameworks.

Additional Duties

Any other duties deemed reasonable and necessary by the Principal.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

See college website for full details.

About The Henry Cort Community College

Hillson Drive, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 6PH
LA Maintained School
The Henry Cort Community College website (opens in a new window)