Teacher of Science, Coventry

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Ernesford Grange Community AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020 or earlier if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (MPS) & TLR (for suitable candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Responsible for: Carrying out the duties of a subject teacher as set out in the most recent Teacher’s Pay & Conditions Document. Your aim is to be an effective teacher and tutor who challenges and supports all our students to do their best and achieve their potential.

Core purpose: 

To meet high professional standards in respect of:

 Relationships with young people

 Communicating and working with others

 Knowledge and understanding

 Skills to achieve consistent high quality learning and teaching across the Academy

 Promotion of a love of learning.

General teaching duties:

To plan effective courses and prepare good lessons by:

 Developing Schemes of Work and planning lessons to implement the Academy learning and teaching policy

 Matching the design of lessons to the ability of students

 Ensuring progression in the students’ learning experience.

To teach and manage students’ learning by:

 Ensuring effective teaching of whole class groups or individuals

 Establishing a purposeful and safe learning environment conducive to learning and identify opportunities for learning in out-of-school contexts

 Providing effective feedback to enhance students’ progress

 Setting high expectations of students’ behaviour, through good classroom discipline, adherence to Academy climate for learning policy, focused teaching and productive relationships

 Setting homework as an integral part of students’ learning

 Using teaching methods which take account of different learning styles

 Use skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT to support teaching and wider professional activities.

To ensure students progress and that they meet or exceed their targets by:

 Having high expectations of students, based on a sound knowledge of their prior and potential attainment

 Marking and assessing in line with Academy policy

 Recording marks efficiently and reporting to parents in line with Academy policy

 Being clear about the level at which a student is working

 Giving clear and constructive feedback to students on how to move on to the next grade or level.

To manage one’s own performance and enhance the working atmosphere and ethos in the Academy by:

 Applying Academy policies and practices consistently

 Working as a team member, identifying opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing development of effective practice

 Setting an example to students in work ethic, conduct, dress, punctuality and attendance

 Taking responsibility for one’s own professional development, setting objectives for improvement and keeping up to date in subject expertise and teaching skills

 Maintaining effective working relationships with teaching and support staff.

To be a form tutor to a group of students by:

 Keeping an accurate register of attendance

 Mentoring them as appropriate

 Delivering the tutorial programme

 Monitoring their progress across subjects and liaising with the year or faculty heads as appropriate

To support the wider life of the Academy community and its individuals:

 Work to published timescales for reports, publications and events

 Carry out procedures to satisfy Academy policy and practice

 Carry out weekly duties.

Other Duties

 To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may well be reasonably required and which are consistent with the role

 To participate in performance management arrangements

 To adhere to published school policies and procedures

 To attend regular meetings with line manager



More about Ernesford Grange Community Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Princethorpe Way, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 2QD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76453121
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