Lead Teacher

Recruiter
Catch 22
Location
Bracknell, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1235892590
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Catch22 College is looking for Bracknell-based Lead Teacher. As Lead Teacher, you will be providing effective leadership and management at our Bracknell Catch22 College site. You will be charged with delivering a safe and secure education provision for 14-19-year-old students with complex needs and behaviours who, for whatever reason, don't want to stay in a traditional academic environment.

You will be teaching a minimum of three days a week and spend the other two days on your leadership and management responsibilities. You will be working with the Operations Manager to ensure that the College's overall effectiveness is judged by OFSTED as consistently good or outstanding.

Company Description

A forward-looking social business, Catch22 has more than 200 years' experience of providing public services that help people turn their lives around. We work with troubled and vulnerable people, helping them to steer clear of crime or substance misuse, do the best they can in education or employment and play a full part in their family or community. Our vision is a strong society where everyone has a good place to live, a purpose and good people around them, no matter what their background.

Catch22 College is the collective name for 10 sites we have across the country delivering academic and vocational training programmes for young people aged 16+ who, for whatever reason, are not suited to a mainstream college setting. Our College Site, like our all our other College sites, provides learners with a highly supportive environment where they have access to opportunities to build up their confidence and self-belief, and to gain new skills and experiences that will help them to achieve their goals in life. We exist to help our learners find their future .

Main Duties & Accountabilities
  • Creating an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of learner attendance, achievement, success and progression.
  • Implementing the agreed curriculum and being accountable for its quality as defined by the Catch22 college offer, the commissioner and the individual needs of the students.
  • Teaching GCSE Maths and/or English
  • Engaging with parents regarding the progress of learners, ensuring that they are engaged and supportive in all aspects of our delivery.
  • Building effective and supporting relationships with students and families/carers; embed that trust and support within the education process.
  • Ensuring that lessons are well planned and enable learners to achieve and progress.
  • Using a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources in line with the College's teaching and learning policy adapted to learners' individual needs
  • Supporting and guiding learners so that they can reflect on their learning, identify the progress they have made and set positive targets for improvement.
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among the students, safeguarding their wellbeing. Setting high expectations for behaviour and be responsible for behaviour management.

Leadership and management:
  • Managing and analysing performance data and report to Operations Manager. Taking appropriate actions to address areas of under performance.
  • Being the lead for improving the quality of teaching and learning by following and implementing the College's observation of teaching and learning procedures.
  • Managing and implementing the contribution review process by setting targets for individual and team performance. Managing direct reports and dealing with staff underperformance effectively and timely.
  • Working with the Recruitment and Progression Officer to manage the referral process.

Person specification
  • A recognised QTS qualification (or willing to work towards)
  • Degree in a related subject.
  • Experience of working with a cohort of young people including those with complex behaviours and additional learning needs.
  • Extensive behaviour management experience with students who have complex needs and extreme behaviour.
  • Sound knowledge of planning and assessment techniques.
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of subject(s)/curriculum area(s) and related pedagogy.

For a more detailed Job description please see our website (link in apply button)

Additional information
  • Contract: Full-Time Permanent
  • Hours per week: 37
  • Salary: £32-£33,000
  • You must have a driving licence and be able to drive as part of the role

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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