Teacher of Design & Technology (with a specialism in Art)

Recruiter
Burnt Mill Academy
Location
Epping
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unqualified Scale Point 1 – Leadership Scale Point 3 (£17,718 - £42,454 per annum)

Oversight of:
Students’ attainment, progress and outcomes.
Specific Responsibilities
To teach Technology across the 11 – 18 age range, including GCSE & A Level under the direction of the Head of Faculty.
To participate in the development of appropriate schemes of work, taking specific responsibilities in some areas.
To assess and report on students’ attainment and progress in KS3 and on GCSE grades and progress in KS4 and KS5.
To teach to the requirements of the National Curriculum programme.
To be a form tutor to an assigned tutor group and to carry out related duties.
To carry out a share of supervisory duties.
Communicate effectively with parents with regard to students’ achievements and well-being.
Know when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable students to be taught effectively.
Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired.
Have clear rules and routines for behaviour in classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy.
Have a clear understanding of the needs of all students, including those with special education 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 support them.
To impart knowledge and develop understanding through effectives use of lesson time.
To take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues.
Understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements.
Main Expectations of the role
Being aware of students’ capabilities, their prior knowledge, and plan teaching to build on these.
Guide students to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs.
Demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.
Demonstrate an awareness of the physical, social and intellectual development of children and know how to adapt teaching to support students’ education at different stages of development.
Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on advice and specialist support.
Encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.
Establish a safe and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect.
Have high expectations of behaviour and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly.
Promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity.
Support strategies to promote high standards of behaviour.
Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to involve and motivate them.
Additional duties:
To play a full part in the life of the School community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.
To develop a calm learning atmosphere by completing lunch duties each week as required by the Executive Head or the Co-Heads of School.
To support student progress by completing one homework club session after school each week as required by the Executive Head of Co-Heads of School.
Other specific duties:
To continue personal development as agreed.
To assist with the carrying out of risk assessments as appropriate
To ensure that Health and Safety policies and procedures are followed
To actively engage in the performance review process.
To undertake any other duty as specified by the Executive Head or the Head of School not mentioned in the above
To comply with the School’s Health and Safety Policy and undertake Risk Assessments as appropriate.
To be aware of and work in accordance with the school’s child protection policies and procedures, and to raise any concerns relating to such procedures which may be noted during the course of duty

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