Teacher of Food Technology
INS1 - UPS3
(Dependent on experience)
Required: September 2019
Closing date: 22 May 2019
This is an outstanding school. “Exemplary behaviour, mutual respect and a highly inclusive culture are key contributory factors’ (Ofsted 2012)
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is ambitious and has a real passion for their subject.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews:
Keeping Children Safe in Education
BMAT – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post.
Please forward a completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note we reserve the right to close or extend this position, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.
JOB DESCRIPTION: TEACHER
This Job Description should be read alongside the range of professional duties of teachers as set out in the 2012 School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document and Teachers’ Standards.
Teachers make the education of their students their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their students.
A teacher must set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect
Set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
Demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils.
Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes
Plan teaching to build on pupils' capabilities and prior knowledge
Guide pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn and how this impacts on teaching
Encourage pupils to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study.
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
Have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
Demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship
Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher’s specialist subject
If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics
If teaching early mathematics, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.
Plan and teach well-structured lessons
Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time
Promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity
Set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired
Reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
Contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s).
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
Know when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable pupils to be taught effectively
Have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these
Demonstrate an awareness of the physical, social and intellectual development of children, and know how to adapt teaching to support pupils’ education at different stages of development
Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; those of high ability; those with English as an additional language; those with disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements
Make use of formative and summative assessment to secure pupils’ progress
Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons
Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback.
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
Have clear rules and routines for behaviour in classrooms, and take responsibility for promoting good and courteous behaviour both in classrooms and around the school, in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy
Have high expectations of behaviour, and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly
Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupils’ needs in order to involve and motivate them
Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary.
Fulfill wider professional responsibilities
Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues, knowing how and when to draw on advice and specialist support
Deploy support staff effectively
Take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues
Communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements and well-being.
A teacher is expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct. The following statements define the behaviour and attitudes which set the required standard for conduct throughout a teacher’s career.