Teacher of History

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Go Tec Consultancy
31 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description: Teacher of History

Location: Loose, Maidstone, Kent

Salary: £25,000 - £38,000

Responsible for: The provision of a full and rich learning experience and support for students

Working Time: 195 days / 1265 hours per year (Full time, or Part-time equivalent)

Job Purpose:

§ To fulfil The Teacher Standards (2012) in the context of being a teacher of Science as part of a Subject/Faculty team and as a Form Tutor as part of a Year team

§ To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.

§ To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher and as a Form Tutor including the personal development dimension

§ To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

§ To contribute to raising standards of student progress and attainment.

§ To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Principal Responsibilities

Teaching & Learning:

• To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of differentiated work to be carried out by the student in school and elsewhere

• To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required

• To provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students

• To ensure that ICT, Literacy, Numeracy and school subject specialism(s) are reflected in the teaching/learning experience of students

• To undertake a designated programme of teaching

• To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality standards

• To prepare and update subject materials

• To use a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and demands of the syllabus

• To maintain discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and independent study

• To undertake assessment of students, underpinned by the principles and practice of AfL and as requested by external examination bodies, faculty and school procedures

• To mark, grade and give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required.

Operational / Strategic planning & Quality Assurance:

• To assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the subject area and faculty

• To contribute to the process of the ordering and allocation of equipment and materials

• To assist the Faculty Leader to identify resource needs and to contribute to the efficient/effective use of physical resources

• To co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the School, department and the students

• To contribute to the Curriculum Area/Department’s development plan and implementation.

• To plan and prepare courses and lessons

• To contribute to educational enhancement activities

• To contribute to the whole school’s planning activities

• To help to implement school quality procedures and to adhere to those

• To contribute to the process of monitoring and evaluation of the faculty/subject area in line with school procedures

• To take part, as may be required, in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school

Curriculum Provision and Development:

• To assist the Faculty Leader to ensure that the curriculum area provides a range of teaching which complements the school’s strategic objectives

• To assist in the process of curriculum development and change to ensure continued relevance to the needs of students, examining//awarding bodies and our Aims and Strategic Objectives.

Staff Development, Recruitment & Wellbeing:

• To take part in the school’s CPD programme

• To continue personal development including subject knowledge and teaching methods

• To engage actively in the Performance Management Review process

• To ensure the effective/efficient deployment of classroom support

• To work as a member of a designated team and to contribute positively to effective working relations within the school


• To communicate effectively with the parents of students as appropriate

• Where appropriate, to communicate and co-operate with bodies outside the school

• To follow agreed policies for communications in the school

• To take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings Parents Evenings, liaison events with partner schools.

• To contribute to the development of effective subject links with external agencies

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