Second in Mathematics Robertsbridge Community College, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Job description

In addition to the requirements of a class teacher and any other agreed responsibilities.

To assist the Head of Department in all areas of the key tasks as listed below:

Areas of responsibility and key tasks:
- To agree and support the achievement of pupil progress targets within the Department to make a measurable contribution to whole school targets.
- To support, facilitate and monitor the progress of the Maths Department development plans to ensure they make a significant contribution to the College Development Plan and to ensure all staff understand the key school targets and the part they play in achieving these.
- To provide regular feedback for team members in a way which recognises good practice and supports their progress against performance management objectives resulting in a tangible impact on student learning across the subject.
- To review and report annually on the standards of leadership, teaching and learning in the Maths Department consistent with the procedures in the school self evaluation policy.
- To support and assist team members to ensure they understand and are actively implementing the key aspects of the school's behaviour and inclusion policies.
- To provide regular progress updates to the Department Manager to ensure they are fully aware of all successes, issues and concerns in the Maths Department.
- To act as mentor for trainees within the Department.

Essential educational requirements

A recognised teaching qualification
An excellent classroom practitioner
A passion for your subject
An up-to-date knowledge of current educational developments in the subject/s
An understanding of the requirements of teaching children with special educational needs
An understanding of equal opportunities and its application in the classroom
Competence in using technology to support learning
Supportive of inclusion
A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Essential qualifications

A recognised teaching qualification
An excellent classroom practitioner
A passion for your subject
An up-to-date knowledge of current educational developments in the subject/s
An understanding of the requirements of teaching children with special educational needs
An understanding of equal opportunities and its application in the classroom
Competence in using technology to support learning
Supportive of inclusion
A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Essential skills and experience

The candidate will be able to:
motivate, support and lead the work of other teachers
evaluate teaching and learning through lesson observations, scrutiny of work and data analysis
enthuse students with a love of the subject
work as a team member with teachers, and teaching assistants
contribute to school self-evaluation, development planning and performance management
identify realistic and challenging targets for improvement in the subject standards
provide guidance on appropriate teaching methods
ensure curriculum is accessible to all students
establish clear methods of assessment to enhance teaching and learning
analyse all relevant data to inform teaching methods and set targets
appraise staff appropriately
contribute to the wider formulation of school policy as a middle leader

Employee benefits

TLR2A of £2796


About Robertsbridge Community College

Address
Knelle Road, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5EA
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Robertsbridge Community College website (opens in a new window)