Overview

JOB PURPOSE

1.To endeavour to ensure continuously outstanding student progress through effective teaching and learning.

2.To contribute to the teaching of a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum across the full range of ability and help them to develop independent learning.

3.To make a full contribution to the wider life of the School and Community.

4.To set high expectations for all students, to deepen their knowledge and understanding to maximise their achievement.

5.To model positive behaviour management strategies in an environment of mutual respect which allows students to feel safe and secure and promotes self-esteem.

6.To contribute to the routine administrative work of the school, department, support and enable others to provide an engaging curriculum.

7.To assess and record student progress giving positive and effective feedback that improves the learning of students in line with school policies and to take part fully in the Schools reporting framework.

8.To engage fully with whole school improvement cycles including individual performance reviews.

9.To carry out any reasonable requests made by the Headteacher in line with the Teachers Pay and Conditions of service.

10.To work effectively with Pastoral Leaders as a form tutor or mentor.

11.To be able and flexible to teach outside specialism at KS3.

12.To support school ethos and policies.

Person Specification:

Essential:

1. UK QTS and successful completion of Induction programme at the time of application.

Competencies:

2. Setting high expectations, ensuring good progress and outcomes for all the pupils taught or mentored.

3. Proven delivery of outstanding classroom practice

4. Proven experience, knowledge and understanding of making accurate assessments that inform planning and enable pupils to improve and ability to lead KS3-5 moderation. Must be able to teach Design & Technology.

5. Proven experience to successfully lead initiatives (relating to D&T) demonstrating positive impact on progress and attainment.

6. Effective behaviour management that ensures a good and safe learning environment across the school.

7. Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.

Desirable:

8. A minimum of three years successful experience of class teaching in KS3-4.

9. Degree.

10. Experience of teaching specialist subject at KS5.

11. Ability to teach outside subject specialism.ResponsibilitiesKey Areas of Responsibility

To ensure outstanding learning and outcomes for students in design and technology.

The key areas of responsibility for this role include:

To endeavour to ensure continuously outstanding student progress through effective teaching and learning.

To contribute to the teaching of a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum across the full range of ability and help them to develop independent learning.

To make a full contribution to the wider life of the School and Community.

To set high expectations for all students, to deepen their knowledge and understanding to maximise their achievement.

To model positive behaviour management strategies in an environment of mutual respect which allows students to feel safe and secure and promotes self-esteem.

To contribute to the routine administrative work of the school and department and support and enable others to provide an engaging curriculum.

To assess and record student progress giving positive and effective feedback that improves the learning of students in line with school policies and to take part fully in the Schools reporting framework.

To engage fully with whole school improvement cycles including individual performance reviews.

To carry out any reasonable requests made by the Headteacher in line with the Teachers Pay and Conditions of service.

To work effectively with Pastoral Leaders as a form tutor or mentor.

Specifics of a Teachers role relating to the Teachers Standards for an upper scale Teacher.

Excellence

1Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

1aset an example in providing a safe and stimulating environment for pupils of all abilities, needs and ages, rooted in and encouraging mutual respect that significantly develops learning

1bset differentiated goals and targets based on an in depth knowledge of individual and groups of pupils that enthuse, motivate and challenge all pupils.

1ceffectively promote and demonstrate the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils.

2Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.

2aBe accountable for continuously high levels of pupils attainment, progress and outcomes.

2bDemonstrate a clear knowledge of pupils individual capabilities within differentiated SOWs and lesson plans to develop independent learning

2cCreate opportunities for pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and enable them to set individual targets to significantly develop their performance.

2dDemonstrate an excellent knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn and how this impacts on teaching, implementing this in classroom teaching and sharing this with other staff.

2eInspire pupils to take a mature and conscientious attitude to their own work and study, enabling them to help develop the learning of others.

3Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.

3aHave an up to date and excellent/extensive knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, including the different types of qualifications and specifications and their suitability for meeting learners needs.

3bContribute to the professional development of colleagues by sharing critical /and extensive understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship.

3cPromote collaboration and develop high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, in specialist subject and cross curricular activities.

Learning

4Plan and teach well-structured lessons.

4aEmbed knowledge and develop high levels of understanding through clear and effective objectives and lesson time.

4bPromote and encourage a love of learning and stimulate and develop childrens intellectual curiosity. Enable other staff to do the same.

4cContinually set challenging and differentiated homework and extension work. Plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired.

4dReflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching, developing own and others teaching practice to improve the learning of pupils.

4eSupport and enable others to provide an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s).

5Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

5aKnow when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable pupils to be taught effectively.

5bHave a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils ability to learn, and how best to overcome these.

5cDemonstrate an awareness of the physical, social and intellectual development of children, and how to adapt teaching to support pupils education at different stages of development.

5dHave a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, 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.

6Make accurate and productive use of assessment.

6aUse effective assessment processes within the relevant subject and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements to develop learning.

6bmake effective use of formative and summative assessment to ensure high levels of pupils progress.

6cEffectively use relevant data to develop progress, set targets, and plan subsequent differentiated lessons for the promotion of high levels of learning.

6dGive individual pupils regular, positive and effective feedback, both orally and through a range of marking strategies, and enabling pupils to respond to the feedback.

Leadership

7Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.

7aModel effective routines for behaviour in classrooms that promote learning, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the schools behaviour policy.

7bModel high expectations of behaviour, and implement a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly.

7cManage all classes effectively, using a range of approaches which are appropriate to pupils needs in order to involve and motivate them and improve standards of achievement.

7dModel excellent relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.

8Fulfil wider professional responsibilities.

8aMake a positive and effective contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school, encouraging others to do the same.

8bModel effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on and give advice and specialist support.

8cDeploy support staff effectively.

8dTake responsibility for improving teaching and learning through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues.

8eCommunicate effectively with parents to develop pupils achievements and well-being.