Teacher of English and Drama, Grantham

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Walton Girls' High School and Sixth FormGrantham

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS / NQT
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Core Purpose:

• To undertake the teaching of designated pupils and associated duties according to the  National Curriculum, other statutory curriculum requirements and within the framework of  whole school and faculty  policies, local agreements and statutory regulations.

• To take an appropriate share of responsibilities attached to teachers generally within school in connection with the teaching and supervision of pupils, the preparation and marking of work, monitoring of pupil progress, departmental and team planning and development and the day to day operation of the school, faculties and teams.

• To assume the role of Form Tutor where required and to operate within the framework provided by the document “Role of the Form Tutor – A Guidance Manual”. 

• To contribute to pupils’ wider development within school.

Key Tasks:

• To teach to the highest possible standard in the appropriate curriculum area/s as agreed with the Principal, within the framework of the National Curriculum (where appropriate), department and whole school policies and requirements.

• To ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in lessons is of the highest possible quality.

• To maintain good classroom discipline.

• To ensure high quality classroom management.

• To closely monitor student’s progress against predetermined targets according to whole school and faculty policies.

• To keep records of student achievement and progress.

• To set and mark homework/extended learning tasks according to whole school and faculty policy.

• To maintain high expectations of students and ensure that teaching approaches and materials are commensurate with student capability so that the optimum standard of student achievement is reached.

• To participate in faculty/subject planning, development of appropriate syllabuses, resources and schemes of work.

• To share the responsibilities required to enable the faculty/subject to function successfully.

• To attend and contribute to meetings/development time according to the school’s meetings/development time- schedule.

• To implement all aspects of the school’s, Assessment, Recording and Reporting Policy including completion of Interim Reports, RoA’s, other assessment, recording and reporting requirements and attending Progress Evenings to discuss student progress with parents. 

Expectations and Values:

The Diverse Academies Learning Partnership is committed to continuous learning and teachers and support staff are expected to engage routinely in continuing professional learning and development.  In common with all who work in the school, the post holder will also be expected:

• To act as an ambassador for the school by supporting our values and expectations of learning.

• To be a significant presence and role model for students and staff.

• To follow and enact where necessary all relevant policies, procedures and guidelines including those agreed by DAT (Diverse Academies Trust).

• To contribute to school development through team planning and review meetings

• To work within the framework of national legislation and in accordance with the provision of School Teachers Pay and Conditions and all National Professional Standards, The Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales and with locally agreed conditions of service.


• All staff have a responsibility for providing and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s s/he is responsible for or comes into contact with.

• The contents and allocation of particular responsibilities/duties may be amended after consultation from time to time as part of a broader structural review.

• The post holder may be required to attend, from time to time, training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings as required by his/her own training needs and the needs of the service.

• DALP (Diverse Academies Learning Partnership) promotes the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties.

• All employment requirements, rights and benefits comply with DAT (Diverse Academies Trust).

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More about Walton Girls' High School and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Harlaxton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1476 563251
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Walton Girls’ High School and Sixth Form is an 11 – 19 highly successful and oversubscribed specialist academy. As a leading edge high performing academy we pride ourselves in our traditional values and supportive culture for both student...