Teacher of Business Logic Studio School, Feltham

Job description

Strategic purpose
The basic duties of a teacher are outlined in the latest School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document. S/he shall maintain a good understanding of whole school curriculum, assessment and pastoral policies.
Core responsibilities

• Teaching:
o Plan work in accordance with departmental schemes of work and national curriculum programmes of study.
o Take account of students’ prior levels of attainment and use them to set future targets.
o Set work when required for absent students.
o Maintain good discipline by following the school’s student disciplinary policies and procedures.
o Ensure punctuality and establish a purposeful working atmosphere during all learning activities.
o Maintain excellent classroom management with due regard to health and safety policies.
o Set appropriate and challenging work for all students.
o Ensure effective setting of homework and ensuring comprehensive feedback to students.
o Identify and work appropriately with ‘special educational needs’ students and ‘academically more able’ students.
• Assessment, recording and reporting:
o Keep appropriate records of students’ work.
o Mark and return work set, including homework within an agreed and reasonable time.
o Use the school’s marking scheme at all times.
o Carry out assessment programmes, as agreed by the school, faculty or department.
o Complete records of achievement in line with school policy.
o Complete student reports in line with school policy. Attend parents’ evenings as required and keep parents informed about their child’s performance and future targets.
• Pastoral work:
o Undertake responsibility for a form group.
o Monitor and set targets for the social and academic progress of all students in the form.
o Endeavour to build up a good relationship with the students in the form, so that they will look to the teacher for support and advice.
o Command high standards of student behaviour and conduct at all times and support the school in its application of related policies.
o Report issues of concern to the appropriate senior staff.
o Maintain an accurate register of attendance and do everything possible to encourage good attendance.
• The teacher will be part of the school’s appraisal scheme. S/he will have a team leader who will set agreed targets for the year. The team leader will monitor and review performance, including classroom teaching. The school will support the continuing professional development of all staff, to ensure that their expertise is being kept up to date.
• Attend and contribute to key stage, subject, team and full staff meetings.
• In relation to the school’s strategic plan, contribute towards the goals and targets.
• Maintain a professional interest in educational initiatives relevant to the teacher’s subject(s).

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

• First degree.
• A continued commitment to own professional development.
• Understanding of child-safeguarding issues and successful measures that promote and ensure the safe-guarding of children.
• Knowledge of current legislation, guidance and developments relating to the subject area.
• Successful practice in accordance with the specified teaching standards 2012 (as identified below).
• Teaching experience (including training practice) within the designated age range.
• Involvement in and organisation of wider school activities, including extra-curricular activities.

Employee benefits

At Logic we are committed to YOUR well-being –

• Flexibility: a 1.50pm finish every Friday, 3 long weekends, and 2 days of flexible holidays to be taken at any time throughout the year. Weddings? Cheap flights? You’ve got it.

• Realistic Accountability: You will see NO Logic lesson proformas, over-burdensome marking expectations or meetings for meetings sake. Expect streamlined reporting and assessment. There are no emails after 6pm. Your day job is exactly as it says on the tin. In the day.

• Genuine support: Happy schools have happy teachers. This involves listening to you carefully.

• Time: The biggest impact on progress is simple - good teaching and learning. Everything else is just peripheral. A reduced teaching timetable will give you increased time to develop what matters the most.
YOUR progression – We want you to become a future educational leader and it is our responsibility to help you make this happen.
• Advancement opportunities: when applying for future jobs you need to show experience and impact. You will be the recipient of high quality and well planned professional development opportunities throughout the year. You will also benefit from development opportunities across the Trust, the Hounslow Education Partnership and our local teaching alliance

• Coaching and mentoring – each member of our staff can chose to be coached and mentored by a member of staff across the MAT allowing you to develop skills and career goals in areas of most interest to you.


About Logic Studio School

Address
Browells Lane, Feltham, TW13 7EF
Phase
Secondary
Type
Free School
Website
Logic Studio School website (opens in a new window)