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English Teacher

The Grange Therapeutic SchoolLeicestershire

JOB TITLE:                       English Teacher; Part Time-3 days a week (days to be negotiated)

LOCATION:                      The Grange Therapeutic School, Oakham

SALARY:                           £15,000 - £21,000 dependant on experience

START DATE:                   ASAP

Main duties

Participate in Safeguarding and Mappa training and always be vigilant of the pupils’ well-being and welfare in any interactions with pupils

Inspire, motivate and challenge pupils in the delivery of the curriculum across the year groups

Take responsibility and be accountable for the academic outcomes of pupils taught

Contribute to the pastoral care of pupils and support their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

Monitor academic progress of the pupils in a form group

Maintain positive relationships with parents/carer of the pupils in an allocated form groups

Comply with the teaching and learning approaches adopted in the school Teaching and Learning policy, and contribute to the Teaching and Learning development in the school

Adhere to the data/record keeping systems across the school and use appropriate data to inform target setting for individual pupils and students

Plan lessons thoroughly in advance, to record outcomes and to compare and review the performance of pupils with colleagues as appropriate

Consider lesson planning and organisation as a tool in the behaviour management of your classroom and to provide a stimulating learning environment to increase the learning potential of pupils

Plan all lessons, differentiating work and materials to meet the educational needs of the pupils’ different abilities and social and emotional needs

Use ICT to enhance the delivery of the curriculum

Use the Principles of Assessment for Learning to inform lesson planning and ensure all pupils in your groups know their level/grade and how to improve it

Ensure work is marked, assessed and recorded appropriately

Support the effective use of Teaching Assistants assigned to work in your lessons

Follow up behavioural incidents with pupils and to seek advice and support if required

Make full use of the Ready to Learn policy and the credit system and reward at every opportunity

Provide reports for the pupils in your year group that are thoughtful and accurate, help the pupil progress and are delivered on time

Contribute to the Literacy policy across the whole curriculum

Work as a member of the school team and to assist at break and lunch times to supervise and manage behaviour, providing activities for the pupils at these times

Contribute to the extra curricula and additional activities offered by the school

To work as directed by the Headteacher, following reasonable requests.

Personal characteristics

Have an understanding and interest in SEMH

Able to be perceptive in gauging mood and anxiety levels and be able to adapt your approach accordingly

Have high standards and expectation of yourself and pupils

Have a “can do” positive attitude with a willingness to go “the extra mile”

Commitment to developing work practices and a willingness to try new ways of working and thinking

Well developed communication and inter-personal skills – able to adapt style and approach to the needs of the different audiences

Committed to personal and professional development

Honest, trustworthy and reliable

Resilient, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Have a flexible approach and a willingness to contribute to the work of the overall school community

Interested in the young people and their effective development

Able to work as part of a team and be self-reliant.

The Grange Therapeutic School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS and DfE check.


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