This job description should be read in conjunction with the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and the provisions of that document will apply to the post holder.
The performance of all the duties and responsibilities shown below will be under the reasonable direction of the Headteacher; and the Headteacher, or other Senior Manager if appropriate, will be mindful of his/her duty to ensure that the employee has a reasonable workload and sufficient support to carry out the duties of the post.
This job description will be reviewed at least annually as part of the Performance Development process and any changes will be subject to consultation. The school’s Grievance Procedure will be used to resolve any dispute arising out of the job description.
Every teacher is expected to go about their duties in a professional and flexible manner in cooperation with all other colleagues around school.
You will be expected to carry out the professional duties of a teacher as outlined in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document currently in operation, or any subsequent legislation.
The post holder will be expected to teach any class that they are reasonably directed to teach, across the full age and ability range from KS3 to KS5.
The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for a tutor group.
The general duties applicable to teachers are set out in the Teachers’ Standards, under the headings:
Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
Plan and teach well-structured lessons
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
Fulfil wider professional responsibilities
Personal and Professional conduct
Current specific teaching responsibilities will include:
1. Teaching Science/Chemistry across the age and ability range to KS3 , Teaching Chemistry from from KS4 to A Level
Contributing to the development of departmental schemes of work and teaching resourcesInvolvement with extra-curricular initiatives within the department to support and promote learningSupporting activities and events to promote English more generally within the school’s external partnerships (e.g. OCL and Acer Trust (secondary partnerships)).
Contribution to the development of English in the school, for example:
Student welfare and developmentTaking responsibility for a tutor group
Follow school and department policies and procedures
The relevant professional standards apply for this post
It is the responsibility of all teachers to participate in appropriate professional development throughout the year and to engage in the school’s performance development arrangements.
It is the responsibility of each member of staff to safeguard and promote the welfare of all young people he/she is responsible for, or comes into contact with, in the school.
- All teachers have specific responsibilities under Health & Safety legislation to ensure that they:
- Take reasonable care for their own health and safety, and that of others affected by what they do, or do not do
- Cooperate on all issues involving health and safety
- Use work items provided for them correctly, in accordance with training and instructions
- Do not interfere with or misuse anything provided for their health, safety or welfare
- Report any health and safety concerns to their line manager as soon as practicable.
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