Purpose of Role: Member of the Primary Teaching Team
1 Responsibilities to Learners.
1.1 To provide learning opportunities that match each individual’s learning requirements. The learning opportunities should take account of each individual’s abilities and preferred ways of learning as well as their stage of development. The learning opportunities should enable the learner to experience success whilst also challenging them to achieve their full potential. The learning opportunities should incorporate planned and supervised activities outside the classroom in line with school policy.
1.2 To foster a good relationship with learners through trust, positive feedback and mutual respect, recognising at all times the principles of equal opportunities.
2 Teaching, Curriculum Development and Departmental Responsibilities
2.1 To create a stimulating teaching atmosphere and ensure teaching spaces, furnishings, resources are used effectively and are respected and looked after by the pupils.
2.2 To advise and cooperate with colleagues in developing subject and departmental syllabuses.
2.3 To contribute expertise to the preparation and development of learning programmes and teaching materials in line with the school ethos and in response to the demands of external examinations and assessment procedures.
2.4 To contribute expertise to the ordering of resources.
2.5 To plan, prepare, develop and review personal teaching methods and learning programmes in line with the school ethos and external syllabuses.
2.6 To take part, whenever possible, in regular meetings to discuss learning programmes, teaching methods, equipment and resources under the direction of the appropriate Head of Section.
2.7 To help create a united team of staff by exhibiting qualities of loyalty, tact, reliability, enthusiasm, efficiency and hard work.
2.8 To undertake formal teaching commitments according to the timetable drawn up by the Head of Department, IB Coordinator, Head of Section, Head of Administration or Head of School.
2.9 To carry out tasks related to the teaching area assigned by the Head of Primary.
2.10 To carry out an appropriate share of administrative and organisational tasks as and when requested by Heads of Primary, IB PYP Coordinator, or Head of School.
3 Communication, Record Keeping and Reporting
3.1 To take responsibility at all times for appropriately communicating information in relation to any activity and reporting decisions and actions taken to appropriate people.
3.2 To participate in full staff meetings as and when requested.
3.3 To attend the weekly staff briefing.
3.4 To take actions according to information in the staff weekly bulletin and senior management team meeting minutes.
3.5 To keep a record of all lessons taught in an agreed form that could be requested for viewing by the Head of Primary, IB PYP Coordinator, or Head of School.
3.6 To set, mark and record pupils’ work.
3.7 Following our school protocol track and monitor students’ progress to track pupils’ progress. This is shared with Head of Department, IB PYP Coordinator, Head of Section or Head of School.
3.8 To consult and liaise with parents regarding their children’s academic and pastoral progress, providing written reports and attending parent-teacher consultations and student-led conferences according to school procedures.
3.9 To report any concerns on student progress or welfare promptly and according to school procedures.
4 Professional Development and Staff Assessment
4.1 To keep up-to-date with developments in education and those specific to individual teaching responsibilities.
4.2 To follow and contribute to the annual staff assessment process.
4.3 To attend and disseminate information from training courses and contribute to school in-service activities.
4.4 To help fulfil the aims of the school mission statement and development plan.
We will hold face to face interviews with the shortlisted people during the international smart-Match fair on the 19th and 20th January