6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 April 2021 at 11:00 am

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Geography
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Mainscale

Job summary

TO BE AN EFFECTIVE TEACHER OF STUDENTS ACROSS THE AGE & ABILITY RANGE:
Lead by example—act as a positive role model to students and be an effective classroom practitioner.
Plan and prepare effective lessons that meet the requirements of the school’s Learning & Teaching Policy and which meet the needs of all learners.
Ensure students work is marked regularly in accordance with the school’s Assessment & Reporting Policy.
To use assessment diagnostically to further improve students’ learning and to be able to report progress to the leader of the Department, the leadership team and to parents.
Ensure high standards of behaviour through implementation of the school’s Behaviour for Learning Policy.
Ensure that the classroom is a welcoming and stimulating environment in which to work.
Ensure other relevant school and department policies and procedures are adhered to.

TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT:
Contribute to the strategic development of the department as part of the Department team.
To take on a share of the responsibility for developing schemes of learning and learning resources in agreement with the Department leader.
To undertake to improve own performance through sharing best practice with colleagues from your Department and from other department teams.
Play a full part of the successful running of events organised by the Department.

TO BE AN EFFECTIVE TUTOR:
Ensure the agreed tutor time programme is carried out effectively, as specified in the school’s Learning & Teaching Policy, so that tutor time is used to support learning in lessons.
Be involved in the induction programme for new students.
Be the “first port of call” for students with day-to-day pastoral issues.
Support vulnerable students in the tutor group.
Carry out effective individual Advice and Guidance (IAG) sessions for students in the tutor group.
Report to parents through the written tutor report and through appointments at parent/tutor meetings.

Applying for the job

Please complete a Teaching Staff Application form and return to Mrs Lisa Jeffreys via email: lisa.jeffreys@westfieldacademy.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
904 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01935423747

About Westfield Academy

We are an 11-16 co-educational school, in Somerset, serving the town of Yeovil and the surrounding villages. Westfield is an oversubscribed and successful school with a good reputation.

School location

Stiby Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3EP

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