Job Title: Subject Lead PE
Salary Range: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b
Responsible to: Relevant
quality teaching throughout the Academy, as required.
the learning experiences and achievement of students in assigned classes.
report on student progress.
the activities of designated curriculum areas.
role of form tutor, as required.
To ensure that
Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond the
and Management Responsibilities
overall responsibility for the quality of teaching and learning in the
curriculum area, work with other TLR post holders.
overall leadership for the development of effective teaching and learning
styles, taking account of students different abilities and any SEND needs.
To ensure that
there are up to date and effective schemes of work across the department from
Years 7 to 11, including co-ordinating any cross-curricular initiatives.
and update the Department Improvement Plan annually, working with departmental
colleagues, ensuring that it is consistent with the School Improvement Plan.
To ensure that
the department is contributing to school policy making and plans and is
To ensure the
department is contributing to cross-curricular, enrichment revision and other
whole school activities.
regularly with SLT to discuss the performance of the department and to feedback
on any issues.
and lead regular departmental meetings.
To monitor and
evaluate the effectiveness of department and school policies e.g. on marking
and assessment, homework, use of ICT, rewards and sanctions etc, and to ensure
that departmental colleagues are implementing such policies consistently.
Management team leader to set and review appropriate objectives in line with
personal, professional Academy priorities. To ensure Performance Management of
the team is conducted in line with the school’s policy
ideas for improvement with departmental colleagues, based on an analysis of
external exam results, and to help them manage their implementation.
overall management responsibility for the Department capitation for the
deployment of teaching and non-teaching staff, and for facilities and
To ensure that
departmental colleagues take a fair share of setting and marking exam papers,
as well as making recommendations for exam entries and setting.
To ensure that
work is set for the classes of absent teachers.
overall responsibility for student behaviour in subject lessons, supporting
colleagues and co-ordinating the department detention procedure.
recruitment and selection of personnel
students, ensuring a high-quality learning experience for all which meets
external and internal standards.
necessary interventions to enable students to progress, including where
relevant operating in line with a student’s Individual Education Plan.
student records through the Academy’s assessment procedures and use the records
to inform teaching.
moderated assessment information as required to the central database for
reporting to parents.
other staff involved with the assigned students, to ensure effective provision
e.g. co-teachers, associate support staff, trainee teachers.
C ontribute to
the Academy’s quality assurance programme.
effectively with parents when required.
All staff are
personal professional development and engage actively in the PM process.
promote and follow the Academy’s policies and procedures.
any reasonable request from the Principal or other Academy leader to undertake
work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.
play a full
part in the life of the Academy and support its vision and ethos.
Teaching PE in
the upper and lower school across the full ability range following schemes of
work, the National Curriculum and the relevant subject specifications.
marking work (including homework) in line with academy policy.
the development of key skills (numeracy, literacy and ICT) into teaching.
Monitoring and assessing students in line with academy/faculty policy
promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal opportunities policy.
any other professional duties of the Principal which are reasonably delegated
to her/him by the Principal or Board of Governors.
To assist the
Principal in ensuring that the academy runs smoothly. This includes:
Helping to maintain outstanding behaviour around the academy at all
times by undertaking daily duties and providing pastoral support for pupils, as
Undertaking the responsibilities of a Form Tutor as required and
attending assemblies on a regular basis.
Actively promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal
Maintaining sound procedures for security, supervision, and maintenance
of the academy environment, ensuring that all safeguarding and health and
safety regulations are met.
Modelling the highest standards of professional conduct, supporting and
driving excellence in all practice within the academy; ensuring that Cliff Park
Ormiston Academy and the Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented
positively within and beyond the academy.
Participating in the Academy’s
arrangements for performance management, professional development and the
Academy’s arrangements for quality assurance and internal verification.
To undertake such other duties
appropriate to the grade of the post as the Principal may from time to time
All staff are part of a wider academy
team. Each individual, therefore, is
required to support the values/ethos of the academy and the academy priorities
as defined in the Academy Improvement Plan.
This will mean being responsive to the needs of colleagues, parents and
students and being flexible in a demanding environment. On occasions the post holder may be expected
to carry out additional tasks, as requested by the Principal and Governors,
which are not specifically specified in this job description.
All staff in the academy work subject to
statute and academy policies and procedures.
The post holder will be expected to become familiar with these and work
in accordance with them.
Due to the
nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal
record disclosure to be undertaken. It is essential you disclose whether you
have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for
which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2)
of the Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (Exemptions) (Amendments) Order 1986.
Therefore, you are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which
for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act. Any failure to disclose such convictions will
result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.
The applicant will
be required to safeguard and promote
the welfare of
children and young people.
This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the person
appointed to the post. It reflects the
position at the present time only and may be reviewed in negotiation with the
employee in the future. The appointment is subject to the current conditions of
employment in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document as they relate
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