A Level Teacher Duties and Expectations
Situated 30 minutes north of Barcelona in the beautiful town of La Garriga, The International School of Catalunya (ISCAT), is an accredited British International School offering the National Curriculum of England and Wales from Early Years through to A Levels. Our mission is to offer a stimulating, engaging and challenging multicultural environment where the intellectual, emotional and creative potential of each student is optimised and respected. ISCAT continues to grow each year and 2018 is an exciting time to join our school, as opportunities for progression will potentially be available for exceptional staff.
Subjects to be taught at A level are currently listed on our webpage.
Requirements of the post:
We seek to appoint inspirational teachers with proven A Level experience in their subjects to teach full-time from September 2018. A love of the subjects and the ability to convey this to students is essential. The post requires an individual who is confident to coordinate the teaching of their subject at A Level and to help shape their respective departments.
You will be expected to teach 25 periods a week (1 hour lessons) and you will be allocated adequate planning and preparation time to minimize the impact of working outside of school hours. This will involve at least the following:
a) teaching the pupils in every period shown on your timetable except by arrangement with the Head of Department/line manager
b) in a class of mixed ability, differentiating between the different abilities
c) provide evidence of planning for progress and differentiation
2. Other Academic responsibilities
You will be expected to do the following :
a) be responsible for a tutor group and registration
b) report to parents on the progress of each pupil you teach by way of written reports and in person at parents evenings
c) following and promoting the schools policies
d) attending weekly departmental/coordinator meetings
e) ensuring books are marked and students are aware of targets and how to develop and make progress
f) commitment to the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award
3. Pastoral Responsibilities
a) to be a positive role model and promote the development of all students at ISCAT
b) to actively promote the community ethos of ISCAT and be an ambassador of the school
c) to be responsible for a tutor group and teach the allocated plans for citizenship
d) to be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you came into contact.
e) to uphold the schools behaviour policy and promote a positive approach to learning
f) adhere to all school policies and all associated requirements to help ensure each individual’s safety and well being