Part-Time Teacher of Geography, Reigate, Surrey

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Dunottar SchoolReigate, Surrey

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive dependant on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title:  Teacher of Geography  

Reports To: Head of Department  

Start Date: September 2019  

Hours: Part time up to 4 days with the possibility of a full time role if combined with a required subject   

Salary: United Learning pay scale  

Application Deadline: Friday 17th March 2017

Key Responsibilities   

  • Enable pupils to acquire new knowledge and to make good progress according to their ability to increase their understanding and develop their skills in the subject being taught  
  • Display evidence of well-planned lessons, and effective teaching methods, activities and management of class time   
  • Show a good understanding of the aptitudes, needs and prior attainments of the pupils, and that these have been taken into account when planning lessons   
  • Display a high level of knowledge and understanding by the teacher of the subject matter being taught, and communicate this enthusiastically to students  
  • Employ an excellent range of teaching strategies, high-quality resources and activities, thus enabling all students to fulfil their academic potential  
  • Ensure that marking of pupils’ work is both regular and thorough and that full records are kept in line with the Assessment, Recording and Reporting Statement  
  • Ensure that pupil assessment is used to inform lesson planning so pupils can make progress, and evaluate pupil performance both in terms of the school’s stated aims and national norms  
  • Use effective strategies for managing behaviour and encouraging students to act responsibly  
  • Have high expectations of students  
  • Create a stimulating and positive learning environment   
  • Keep abreast of current thinking and development in relevant subject area(s)  
  • Assist the Head of Department with the development of appropriate specifications, schemes of work and teaching styles   
  • Share resources and training materials with colleagues   
  • Work with other members of the department to ensure that all resources are well looked after and that departmental areas provide a stimulating environment for teaching   
  • Contribute to departmental activities, e.g. enrichment work, clubs, societies and trips  
  • Provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils  
  • Attend Parents’ Evenings  
  • Attend and contribute to relevant meetings when required  
  • Be involved in a House, attend House meetings and support House events  
  • Take part in one or more co-curricular activity  
  • Attend and support assemblies and co-curricular events e.g. concerts, plays  
  • Pastoral Care is the responsibility of all members of teaching staff at Dunottar, staff must:  
  • Contribute to the pastoral care and personal development of pupils  
  • Report any pastoral concerns to the Head of Section or in serious circumstances the Deputy Head Pastoral   
  • Be fully conversant with the Child Protection policy and report any concerns or allegations to the Senior Designated Person.  

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the post holder may perform other duties reasonably required by the Headmaster. The School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage during the recruitment process.     

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More about Dunottar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: High Trees Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 761945
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