Teacher of History 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.
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