Teacher of Health and Social Care, New Cross, South East London

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Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham CollegeNew Cross, South East London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + ILW
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The core purpose of this post is to contribute to teaching of Health and Social Care at Key Stage 4 and the overall development of this strong department through teaching science at Key Stage 3 and possibly Key Stage 4.

The post-holder will engage with the numerous professional development opportunities, including the specialist science consultancy and support from the Teaching School, to consistently and effectively provide a high-quality learning experience which drives student progress.  

Key responsibilities and objectives of the job:

  • To work within and contribute to established College and department frameworks for 

-  lesson planning, delivery and evaluation 

-  student behaviour and care 

-  student assessment 

  • To actively contribute to the teaching of Science across all age and ability ranges 
  • To teach the Health and Social Care vocational course at Key Stage 4
  • To remain informed of current developments in the subject area, to participate in INSET and to initiate change where appropriate 
  • To devise innovative, challenging schemes of work 
  • To consistently plan and deliver good and outstanding learning experiences across all lessons , ensuring that a variety of teaching resources are utilised as appropriate
  • To set and mark internal examinations and tests as required 
  • To demonstrate good knowledge of a wide range of evidence informed approaches to teaching and to implement these in the classroom 
  • To be fully committed to and actively contribute to the department enrichment activities programme 
  • To actively contribute to cross-Federation curriculum development
  • To possess excellent ICT skills and use these as a tool in the teaching of Health and Social Care and Science
  • To provide accurate information for parents as directed by the College and to attend parents’ evenings and other presentation meetings as directed  
  • To assist in the implementation of the subject area improvement plan based upon self-evaluation
  • To maintain an organised and effective learning environment in the classroom and shared areas
  • To take responsibility for own professional development in discussion with the Curriculum Director 

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More about Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Year 7 – 9 Site, Jerningham Site, Jerningham Road, New Cross, London, SE14 5NY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7652 9510
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