• Teach students of the full range of age and ability;
• Contribute to the development of the Department’s curriculum;
• Attend and contribute to school assemblies and acts of worship, as applicable;
• Follow Academy and departmental procedures on assessment, recording and reporting, including communication with parents at consultation evenings;
• Take part in departmental activities such as field trips;
• Undertake such departmental responsibilities as are delegated by the Head of Humanities;
• Act as form tutor to a group of students
• Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rotas;
• Set and mark home learning in accordance with Academy and departmental policies;
• Participate in meetings with colleagues and/or parents/carers with regard to the above responsibilities.
• Have a thorough and up to date knowledge of their subject(s) and should take account of wider curriculum developments that are relevant to their work;
• Consistently and effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs, including students with special educational needs, and gifted or talented students. They should be aware of, and take proper account of the strategies agreed in IEPs (Individual Education Plans) and IBPs (Individual Behaviour Plans);
• Keep an attendance register of students in every lesson and following up absence when necessary;
• Consistently and effectively use a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and classroom management;
• Consistently and effectively use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students, and monitor progress to give clear and constructive feedback;
• Be able to make use of the performance data available in the Academy in order to determine how much progress their students are making;
• Take responsibility for their own professional development and use the outcomes to improve their teaching and students’ learning;
• Make an active contribution to implementing the policies and aspirations of the Academy and Trust;
• Be effective professionals who challenge and support all students to do their best;
• Set and maintain high expectations for student behaviour;
• Set a good example to students, for example in terms of appropriate dress, standards of punctuality and attendance;
Applying for the job
For more information about Lees Brook Community School and the vacancy, please visit http://leesbrook.co.uk/index.php To apply for the role click apply which will take you to the application form for the post. We would encourage you to refer to the job description and person specification, demonstrating your suitability for the role
Lees Brook Community School is committed to working with pupils and their parents to enable each youngster to achieve success in all areas of life – academic, personal, physical, social;Raising standards of achievement, increasing access and widening participation in PE and Sport for everyone in our school, partner schools, wider community and Derby City;Changing the culture for learning in our community by raising self-esteem, recognising achievement, promoting pride within the local area and providing pathways for talented performers;Building a community for learning in which everyone (pupils, parents, staff, governors, and the wider community) sees learning as a life-long process for them to engage in.
At Lees Brook, we believe how we learn is as important as what we learn and the kind of person we each become matters as much as what we achieve. Each of us is responsible for our actions and our behaviour; each one of us has a right to feel safe, secure and free from bullying in school; each one of us has a right to learn and achieve at the highest level we are capable of. The way in which we deal with other people matters, so we should always treat other people as we would wish to be treated and we learn from our mistakes as well as our successes.
Lees Brook is a school that cares for the people within it. We have a uniquely inclusive school which allows everyone to succeed. Our safe, successful and positive learning community ensures that every student is able to fulfil their potential; but more than that, to also become well rounded young people who will go on and thrive in the world of work.