- To exemplify excellent classroom practice that results in
high standards of learning and achievement for the pupils/students in your
- To support the Senior Leadership Team in establishing a
culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all
pupils/students and the L.E.A.D. Trust values.
- To ensure that your professional practice is informed by
rigorous self-evaluation and that it continuously improves learning and
- To ensure that you provide a safe and happy environment
that promotes the welfare of children.
- To ensure all safeguarding and child protection policies
are adhered to fully and without reservation in line with statutory duties.
Teaching and learning
- Set high expectations for all pupils/students which
inspire, motivate and challenge pupils/students.
- Establish a safe and stimulating environment for
pupils/students, rooted in mutual respect.
- Set goals that stretch and challenge pupils/students of
all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions.
- Demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values
and behaviour which are expected of pupils/students.
- Promote excellent learning behaviours in the
pupils/students so that they work hard in the academy and in completing tasks
set for homework.
Promote good progress and outcomes
- Be accountable for all pupils/students’ attainment,
progress and outcomes assigned to them.
- Be aware of pupils/students’ capabilities and their prior
knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these.
- Guide pupils/students to reflect on the progress they
have made and their emerging needs.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how children
learn and how this impacts on the organisation of the classroom and teaching.
- Encourage pupils to take a responsible and conscientious
attitude to their own work and study.
- Encourage pupils/students to develop study skills in
order to learn more effectively and with increasing independence.
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
- Have a secure knowledge of the relevant subjects and
curriculum areas taught, foster and maintain pupils/students’ interest in the
subject, and address misunderstandings.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in
the subjects and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility
for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of
standard English in all work produced.
- If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear
understanding of systematic synthetic phonics.
- If teaching early mathematics, demonstrate a clear
understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.
Plan and teach well-structured lessons
- Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective
use of lesson time.
- Promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual
- Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to
consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired.
- Reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons
and approaches to teaching.
- Contribute to the design and provision of an engaging
curriculum within the relevant subject area(s).
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of
- Know when and how to differentiate appropriately.
- Understand how a range of factors can inhibit
pupils/students’ ability to learn, apply this understanding to overcome these
restrictions to learning.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the physical, social and
intellectual development of children, and know how to adapt teaching to support
pupils/students’ education at different stages.
- Have a clear understanding of the needs of all
pupils/students, including those with special educational needs; those of high
ability; those with English as an additional language; those with disabilities;
and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
- Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject
and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements.
- Make use of formative and summative assessment to secure
- Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and
plan subsequent lessons.
- Give pupils/students regular feedback, both orally and
through accurate marking, and encourage pupils/students to respond to the
Behaviour and safety and Personal Development
- Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a purposeful,
stimulating and safe learning environment.
- Have clear rules and routines for behaviour in
classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour
both in classrooms and around the site, in accordance with the academy’s
- Have high expectations of behaviour, and establish a
framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions
and rewards consistently and fairly.
- Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are
appropriate to pupils/students’ needs in order to involve and motivate them.
- Maintain good relationships with pupils/students,
exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.
- Carry out playground/bus and other duties as directed and
within the remit of the current School teachers’ pay and Conditions Document.
- Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young
people within the academy, raising any concerns by following the academy
safeguarding policies and procedures.
- Promote British values, equalities and pupils’/students’
spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
Fulfil wider professional responsibilities
- Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos
of the academy.
- Develop effective and collaborative professional
relationships with colleagues, drawing appropriately on advice and specialist
- Deploy support staff effectively.
- Ensure that parents/carers and pupils/students are well
informed about the curriculum,
attainment and progress and about the contribution they can make in supporting
their child’s learning and wellbeing.
- Provide the senior leadership team on request accurate,
timely and coherent information about class, group or individual pupil/student
progress and attainment in order to inform regular academy development
- Carry out any such duties as may be reasonably required
by the Headteacher.
Team working and collaboration
- Participate in any relevant meetings/professional
development opportunities which relate to the learners, curriculum or
organisation of the academy including pastoral arrangements and assemblies.
- Work as a team member and identify opportunities for
working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with
- Contribute to the selection and professional development
of other teachers and support staff including the induction and assessment of
new teachers, teachers serving induction periods and where appropriate
- Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately
involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to
- Take part as required in the review, development and
management of the activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and
pastoral functions of the academy.
- Cover for absent colleagues within the remit of the
current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document.
- Register the attendance of and supervise learners,
before, during or after sessions as appropriate.
- Participate in and carry out any administrative and
organisational tasks within the remit of the current School Teachers’ Pay and
- Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and
assessment procedures and its impact on pupils’ progress, attainment and
wellbeing, refining your approaches where necessary and responding to advice
and feedback from colleagues.
- Be responsible for improving your teaching through
participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the
school or as developed as an outcome of your performance management.
- Responsibility for the safe use and safe keeping of
Academy and Trust resources in line with the requirements of the role.
and Managing Relationships:
- Required to have positive working relationships with The
Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team within the Academy and all other Trust
schools as required.
- Positive working relationships with teaching and support
staff, parents and other third party organisations as required.
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