- To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class.
- To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities.
- To promote the aims and objectives of the Academy and maintain its philosophy of education.
Main duties and responsibilities
- To create and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment, which is conducive to children’s learning.
- To plan and prepare lessons in order to deliver the curriculum and bespoke academy curriculum, ensuring breadth and balance in all subjects.
- To plan and deliver a creative, responsive and appropriate curriculum for the profile of learners in your class.
- To identify clear teaching objectives and learning outcomes, with appropriate challenge and high expectations.
- To rigorously develop basic skills in Language and Mathematics, ensuring rapid progress is made in these areas.
- To maintain good order and discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety.
- To organise and manage groups or individual pupils ensuring differentiation of learning meets the needs of all children.
- To plan opportunities to develop the social, emotional and cultural aspects of children’s learning.
- To support inwardly mobile pupils through baseline assessment, knowledge of children records and appropriate pastoral and teaching support.
- To maintain a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record keeping and reporting of children’s progress.
- To prepare appropriate records for the transfer of pupils.
- To ensure effective use of support staff within the classroom, including parent helpers.
- To participate in staff meetings as required.
- Contribute to the development and co-ordination of a particular area of the curriculum.
- To be part of a whole academy team, actively involved in decision-making on the preparation and development of policies and programmes of study, teaching materials, resources, methods of teaching and pastoral arrangements
- To ensure that Academy policies are reflected in daily practice
- To communicate and consult with parents over all aspects of their children’s education – academic, social and emotional.
- To liaise with outside agencies when appropriate e.g. Educational Psychologist
- To meet individual needs of all groups of pupils
- To continue professional development, maintaining a portfolio of training undertaken.
- To meet with parents and appropriate agencies, to contribute positively to the education of the children concerned.
- To support the Principal and Head of Primary Phase in promoting the ethos of the academy.
- To promote the welfare of children and to support the academy in safeguarding children though relevant policies and procedures
- To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity
- To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the Academy’s Health and Safety policy and any academy-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role
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