Teacher of History Christ's College, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Job description

All teaching staff are responsible, through their line manager, to the Principal for:

• the detailed knowledge and understanding of the Schemes of Work and Assessment Criteria for all classes for which they have responsibility;
• an awareness of the general requirements and standards of work required by their classes in the years before and after the year in question, thus ensuring a professional sensitivity to matters of progression, development and preparedness for future study;
• detailed record of the prior attainment and target levels / grades / outcomes for each child in each class for which they are responsible, and the ongoing recording of performance against these measures;
• the effective teaching, setting, assessment and marking of appropriate classwork and homework in line with the Schemes of Work provided by their Line Manager / Head of Department;
• the planning and delivery of differentiated work suitable to stretch all students in every teaching group, with particular reference to students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs);
• the planning and delivery of appropriate opportunities to contribute to students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development;
• clear, accurate and informative reporting to parents, whether oral or written, on students’ progress as directed by their Line Manager / Head of Department;
• the proper preparation of students, including revision advice, for internal and external examinations;
• a full account of the attendance / absence of all students in all lessons for which they have a responsibility;
• the good order, appearance and discipline of all students within and beyond the classroom;
• an active involvement in the cover and duties programmes as directed by the Principal;
• familiarity with and adherence to School policies as detailed within the professional Handbook for staff;
• liaison with their Line Manager / Head of Department with regard to any student whose progress is the cause of some concern;
• attend courses and undergo training as necessary and train any relevant personnel as required;
• be aware of the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and report any needs that are not being met or if advice is required;
• any other reasonable duties as required by the Principal.

Christ's College is committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff are expected to ensure that Christ's College is a safe and secure environment for our students.

Please note that this detail is indicative and can be amended, updated or replaced as appropriate at any time and in order to remain in line with any future legal requirements or expectations.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Excellent subject knowledge and experience of teaching
Ability to teach inspirational lessons which challenge and motivate students
Capable of setting and achieving ambitious goals and targets
Ability to lead students in achieving and exceeding their potential
Knowledge of relevant, current and forthcoming educational issues.
Excellent communication skills to support students’ needs
A team player who seeks to have positive and mutually support relationships with all colleagues
Strong interpersonal skills both written and oral
Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Creative thinker able to anticipate and solve problems
Excellent ICT skills and use of appropriate technology

Employee benefits

Reduced length school year of 180 teaching days plus 3 days of CPD (in addition to weekly CPD). Additional two holiday weeks are: one at Christmas and one immediately before the summer break.
- Exceptional CPD provision throughout the year, and for rapid professional development

About Christ's College

Pennywell Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR4 8PG
All Through
Free School
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