Weedon Bec Primary School

JOB DESCRIPTION - CLASS TEACHER – Maternity Cover

 

Areas of responsibility and key tasks:

A. Planning, teaching and class management

Teach allocated pupils to achieve progression of learning through:


  • identifying clear teaching objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed

·         setting tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest

·         setting appropriate and demanding expectations

·         setting clear targets, building on prior attainment

·         identifying SEN or very able pupils;

 

To provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge;

To make effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study;

To ensure effective teaching and best use of available time;

To monitor and intervene to ensure sound learning and high standards of discipline;

Use a variety of teaching methods to:

·         match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary

·         use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions

·         select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other sources;

 

To ensure pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught;

To evaluate their own teaching critically to improve effectiveness;

To provide pupils with a stimulating and educational environment that encourages self-discipline and independent learning

To effectively use ICT to enhance teaching and learning

 

B. Monitoring, assessment, recording, reporting

To:

·         assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;

·         mark and monitor pupils' work and set targets for progress;

·         assess and record pupils' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and weaknesses, inform planning and recognise the level at which the pupil is achieving using online tracking;

·         prepare and present informative reports to parents.

 

C.   Pastoral responsibilities – to have a pastoral responsibility towards all pupils in the school, ensuring their welfare, safety and personal and social development.

D.  Other professional requirements

To:

·         have a working knowledge of teachers' professional duties and legal liabilities;

·         operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school;

·         establish effective working relationships and set a good example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct;

·         endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations;

·         contribute to the corporate life of the school through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to co-ordinate the management of the school;

·         attend and participate in school  collective worship and assemblies as required;

·         take responsibility for their own professional development and duties in relation to school policies and practices;

·         liaise effectively with parents and governors.

To take on any additional responsibilities, which might be agreed in consultation with the Head teacher from time to time.