Teacher - Business
- PROFESSIONAL DUTIES (in line with the Sixth Form Colleges Association contract)
To carry out your duties under the reasonable direction of the College Principal.
- planning and preparing learning material for courses and lessons;
- teaching, according to their educational needs and awarding body requirements, the students assigned to you including the setting and marking and assessment of work to be carried out by the student in college and elsewhere;
- assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students in each case having regard to the curriculum for the college;
- Internal moderation and moderation of assessed work;
- Ensure the continuous improvement of retention and achievement on learner programmes.
- promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned to you;
- providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions; making relevant records and reports;
- making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of students;
- communicating and consulting with the parents of students;
- communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside the college;
- participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above;
- contributing to the College marketing activities;
- to assist with the recruitment of new students;
- Adherence to College policies and procedures.
- GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- To identify personal and professional staff development needs to meet the College’s Strategic and Operational Plan.
- To ensure continuous professional development (CPD) requirements as specified by the College and that may be identified during College processes, for example Appraisal.
- To participate in the College Appraisal Scheme.
- To be responsible for ensuring that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Health and Safety Policy are adhered to and carried out.
- To maintain awareness of the requirements of the College Health and Safety Policy.
- To read and apply the College Safeguarding procedures and to ensure that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Safeguarding Policy are adhered to and carried out.
- To read the College Single Equality Scheme and to act in accordance with statutory obligations under the equality duties and in compliance with current Equality and Diversity legislation.
- To ensure adherence to the College Data Protection Policy.
- To work to the College quality standards and systems within the context of the College quality systems.
- To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are appropriate to this level of post.
- THE PERSON
Essential skills and characteristics
- A relevant Degree or equivalent professional qualification
- Teaching qualification (or working towards a full teaching qualification)
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Teaching experience (or relevant professional work experience) including knowledge and experience of the specified subject area(s)
- Experience of using a range of differentiated and creative teaching strategies and resources
- Experience of developing course material
- Commitment to active and student-centred learning
- A commitment to raising standards for all learners in order for students to achieve their full potential and overall achieve better than average progress from their starting point
- Commitment to keeping up-to-date with educational developments affecting the work of the College and the subject/course areas covered by the post
- Energy, enthusiasm and the ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
- Well-developed organisational skills
- The willingness and ability to work collaboratively with a committed team of teachers and support staff
- Effective ICT skills
- A commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity
- A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students