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General Teacher

Employer
Edstart Specialist Education Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our school is an independent school, with a mission to improve the lives and education of disadvantaged young people who have a range of Special Educational Needs. Our overall mission is to support and facilitate the successful reintegration of pupils back into a structured education environment where they will remain for the long term or be supported and transitioned to the next school.

Key responsibilities:

To maintain a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum and pastoral developments which are relevant to your work.
To plan tutorials, activities, lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students' individual learning needs.
To use a range of appropriate strategies and follow schools policies for tutoring, teaching, behaviour management and classroom management
To do all you can, involving parents and other agencies, to ensure that as a result of your tutoring and teaching you promote the health, safety, economic wellbeing and achievement of your students.
To assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching and tutorial groups and give them clear and constructive feedback.
To set well-grounded expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups using information about prior knowledge and previous attainment, making progress as good as or better than similar students nationally.
To take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your tutoring and teaching and your students' learning.
To make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of learners, working as part of the EdStart teaching staffRequired skills:

Education related degree is required
2+ years' secondary teaching experience preferred
Ability to build rapport with secondary school-age students
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Demonstrable record of helping students achieve assessment test scores Performance Expectations:

Be able to positively interact with all students and put aside prejudices and feelings in order to treat all students with respect, provide them with equal opportunities for learning and make them feel confident
Be able to create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning and enforce rules consistently and fairly
Be capable of designing lesson plans to meet student needs and cover the standards
Be able to adopt various teaching strategies to effectively teach the curriculum.
Be able to use effective techniques of assessment to monitor students' performance and identify students' needs through assessments.
Be able to regularly review the effectiveness of teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on students' progress, refining approaches where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues
Be responsible for improving teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal
Be capable of collaboratively working with other colleagues to build up professional network
Be able to communicate with parents and all stakeholders effectivelyCPD Opportunities

EdStart Education are committed to the further development of our staff. We are currently enrolled on the National Government Teaching and Apprenticeship scheme with Coventry University. This is a partnership which allows those working through our schools to enroll on a PGCE course with 95% subsidised fees. Thus, making this an ideal opportunity for recent graduates looking to gain experience before starting their career in teaching. In addition, we offer a range of Teaching Assistant qualifications and placements in Social Work, Youth Work and Early Intervention, for those looking to progress into a slightly different role.

Safeguarding

Please note that our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. On appointment of the role you will be required to complete background checks and an enhanced DBS will be a requirement.

We encourage applications from those who meet the criteria, or those with an enthusiasm for learning and development, and a passion for developing the lives of disadvantaged young people providing them with a positive, supportive and nurturing environment to grow. If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, please submit your cv through below
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