Teacher of Drama - part-time (0.5 FTE) Maternity Cover Presdales School, Ware, Hertfordshire

Job description

Job Description –Teacher of Drama

Vision and Purpose

• To teach across the age and ability range, as and when experience allows, and to provide a learning environment that enables all students to make progress regardless of their starting points

• To share the responsibility of all staff to ensure that our students are challenged, encouraged, nurtured and developed as all-round young people

Main Responsibilities

• Teach across the full range of age and abilities, as and when experience allows

• Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people

• Monitor and evaluate the progress of students in your classes in line with school policies, and lead on actions within your classes to address underachievement

• Plan and deliver lessons that are in line with the departments curriculum

• To maintain good order and discipline in line with the school’s behaviour policy

• Actively engage in the performance management process

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with students, staff, parents and governors

• Have a commitment to your own continued professional development

• Keep up to date with your subject knowledge

• Attend all relevant meetings as required in order to fulfil your role and responsibilities

• Be a form tutor as required

• Ensure that all students have equality of opportunity

• Promote the school’s ethos and culture within the department and wider community

• To comply with the school’s Health and Safety policy

Whilst this job description is current, and every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task may not have been identified. Employees will be expected to comply, following consultation, with any reasonable request from the Headteacher to carry out tasks and duties that are of a similar level, but not specified in the job description.

Essential educational requirements

• A good honours degree

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher (QTS)
• A commitment to on-going professional development with evidence of further study or professional training

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge and Experience
•Successful teaching of KS3/GCSE/A Level
• Evidence of adding value to current students
• Knowledge of current educational developments in subject and implications
• Good understanding of how students learn and how to raise standards of achievement
• Evidence of active involvement in own professional development
• Experience of using data systems such as SISRA/4Matrix

Skills and Abilities
• Able to communicate well, both in writing and orally
• Excellent organisational skills
• Good ICT skills and be able to use them in own teaching
• Able to manage time effectively and work to deadlines
• An excellent classroom practitioner

About Presdales School

Hoe Lane, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9NX
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