JOB TITLE: Secondary Teacher (Design Technology preferred but not essential)
REPORTS TO: Head/Assistant Head Teacher Secondary
To teach Design Technology to Years 7-11 (Up to IGCSE) in the secondary section to meet the requirements of the UK National Curriculum adapting to address local circumstances.
To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as set out in the accompanying schedule.
To write and keep under review the schemes of work for Design Technology in the Secondary section
Plan work in accordance with departmental schemes of work and national curriculum programmes of study.
To advise the Assistant Head Teacher Secondary on curricular matters relating to Design Technology in the secondary section.
To advise the Assistant Head Teacher Secondary on the timetable requirements of Design Technology in the secondary section.
Take account of pupils’ prior levels of attainment and use them to set future targets.
Set work when required for absent pupils.
Establish a purposeful working atmosphere during all learning activities.
Set appropriate and challenging work for all pupils.
Identify and work appropriately with ‘special educational needs’ pupils and ‘gifted and talented’ pupils.
Monitoring and setting targets for the social and academic progress of all pupils
Keep appropriate records of pupils’ work.
Mark and return work set, including homework within an agreed and reasonable time.
Adhere to the school’s marking policy at all times.
Carry out assessment programmes, as agreed by the school, or department.
Complete pupil reports in line with school policy.
Attend parents’ evenings as required and keep parents informed about their child’s performance and future targets
To be a form tutor and to be responsible for their pastoral care and deliver a Personal, Health and Social Education programme.
To play an active role in extracurricular activities and assist in the organisation of whole school events e.g. sports, productions etc.
To attend and deliver assemblies according to the school rota.
To supervise pupils at periods before, during and after school.
To undertake any other related duties as reasonably requested by the Assistant Head Teacher Secondary and the Head teacher.
To teach, if required, members of the wider community as part of an evening class or day release programme.
To fully participate in staff meetings.
To take part in cover arrangements when necessary.
Adhere to all school policies , procedure and protocols
To comply with existing Health and Safety legislation and procedures.
To keep under review the schemes of work in Design Technology
Assessment, Recording and Reporting
(1) UK/St Helena Qualified teacher status