Part Time English Teacher

About the Role

  • Inspire, motivate and challenge pupils in the delivery of the curriculum across the year groups

  • Take responsibility and be accountable for the academic outcomes of pupils taught

  • Contribute to the pastoral care of pupils and support their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

  • Monitor academic progress of the pupils in a form group

  • Maintain positive relationships with parents/carer of the pupils in an allocated form groups

  • Comply with the teaching and learning approaches adopted in the school Teaching and Learning policy, and contribute to the Teaching and Learning development in the school

  • Adhere to the data/record keeping systems across the school and use appropriate data to inform target setting for individual pupils and students

  • Plan lessons thoroughly in advance, to record outcomes and to compare and review the performance of pupils with colleagues as appropriate

  • Consider lesson planning and organisation as a tool in the behaviour management of your classroom and to provide a stimulating learning environment to increase the learning potential of pupils

  • Plan all lessons, differentiating work and materials to meet the educational needs of the pupils’ different abilities and social and emotional needs

  • Use ICT to enhance the delivery of the curriculum

  • Use the Principles of Assessment for Learning to inform lesson planning and ensure all pupils in your groups know their level/grade and how to improve it

  • Ensure work is marked, assessed and recorded appropriately

  • Support the effective use of Teaching Assistants assigned to work in your lessons

  • Follow up behavioural incidents with pupils and to seek advice and support if required

  • Make full use of the Ready to Learn policy and the credit system and reward at every opportunity

  • Provide reports for the pupils in your year group that are thoughtful and accurate, help the pupil progress and are delivered on time

  • Contribute to the Literacy policy across the whole curriculum

  • Work as a member of the school team and to assist at break and lunch times to supervise and manage behaviour, providing activities for the pupils at these times

  • Contribute to the extra curricula and additional activities offered by the school

  • To work as directed by the Headteacher, following reasonable requests.

  • Who we are looking for

    We are looking for someone with drive and a willingness to go the extra mile to improve the lives of the young people in our care. Strong inter-personal skills, team working and a sense of humour are also vital. Ability to deliver English to students in years 8 – 11 inclusive to GCSE/BTEC. They would also be expected to contribute to the wider school curriculum – for example offsite trips and outdoor education

    Essential Criteria

  • Have an understanding and interest in SEMHD

  • Able to be perceptive in gauging mood and anxiety levels and be able to adapt your approach accordingly

  • Have high standards and expectation of yourself and pupils

  • Have a “can do” positive attitude with a willingness to go “the extra mile”

  • Commitment to developing work practices and a willingness to try new ways of working and thinking

  • Well developed communication and inter-personal skills – able to adapt style and approach to the needs of the different audiences

  • Committed to personal and professional development

  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable

  • Resilient, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Have a flexible approach and a willingness to contribute to the work of the overall school community

  • Interested in the young people and their effective development

  • Able to work as part of a team and be self-reliant.

  • Why work for us

  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path