Teacher within our Behaviour unit (ENGAGE) Montgomery Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire

Job description

The Candidate
We are looking for a teacher whose dynamism, commitment, energy, professional expertise and experience qualify them to take on this exciting and challenging role. The successful candidate will facilitate and encourage learning within our ENGAGE unit, enabling students with complex needs to achieve high standards. The successful candidate will ideally have a core subject expertise, but this is not essential. They will work with our Alternate Curriculum Lead to support the learning and emotional needs of our Alternate Curriculum students. The appointed person will be responsible for delivering programmes of study in a range of subject disciplines.
The Role
To perform all duties in line with the National Teacher Standards.
• To prepare and teach lessons of a high standard:
o following designated programmes of study
o using assessment to capture and enhance student academic progress, in planning and for formative and summative purposes
o monitoring students in accordance with agreed Personal Education Plans
• To maintain discipline in accordance with school policies and demonstrate good practice in class with regard to attendance, appearance, uniform, punctuality, behaviour and completion of classwork and homework
• To contribute to the corporate tasks of development, record keeping, monitoring, evaluation of lessons and maintenance of resources
• To apply school homework policy, including the marking and setting of homework on a regular basis, according to policy
• To work closely with and consult those teachers, who are responsible for other curriculum areas, ensuring continuity and progression for students
• To record student progress, using the tracking system and to use this information to plan for student progress and to report to parents
• To engage in continuous professional development

Knowledge and Skills
Classroom teachers should demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of:
• The principles and practices of effective learning and teaching
• Preparation of schemes of work and lessons, according to Montgomery Programmes of Study and the revised National Curriculum
• Principles and practices of monitoring/ assessment/ evaluation

and must demonstrate in an on-going fashion the appropriate level and depth of professional attributes, professional knowledge and understanding and professional skills for their particular career stage, as defined in the current Professional Standards for Teachers and Appraisal arrangements.

Essential educational requirements

Good academic qualifications relevant to the post

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Have a high regard for young people and the learning process
Have the ability to articulate and maintain vision for high quality education
Be efficient, highly organised and able to deal effectively with a heavy workload
An ability to get the best out of students and to work well with colleagues.
Have a working knowledge of ICT applications including use of Microsoft Office and be willing to use a range of modern technologies to enhance classroom practice in the Faculty
An excellent record of enthusiastic and successful teaching, or teaching practice.
Have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Have the ability to establish good working relationships with staff, parents and the wider community
Have personal impact and presence
Show on-going commitment to own personal development and training
Have energy, dynamism and a sense of humour

Employee benefits

Holiday entitlement in line with School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions.
Annual appraisal, access to comprehensive CPD and career development opportunities.
A challenging, ambitious and supportive place to work.

About Montgomery Academy

All Hallows Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0AZ
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