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Land Based Studies Teacher

Employer
Bredon School
Location
Bushley, Tewkesbury
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Job Details

Job Title: Teacher of Land Based Studies

Responsible to: Director of Studies (BTEC & Vocational)

Hours: Part-time (0.4 FTE) Role

Overview

With a strong emphasis on dyslexia, the post holder will facilitate the delivery of a balanced, relevant and differentiated Land Based Studies curriculum to all pupils. They will support subject initiatives; monitor, assess and report upon pupil progress, and contribute to raising the standard of Land Based Studies within the school.

Main Duties

Curriculum Delivery:

  • To prepare for and undertake the teaching of Land Based Studies from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5, with reference to relevant exam syllabus and in accordance with department schemes of work.
  • To ensure individual needs are met through appropriate use of differentiation.
  • To set regular homework in accordance with school policy.
  • To set work for classes in the event of absence from school.
  • To maintain an attractive and stimulating classroom environment.

Assessing and reporting:

  • To regularly mark pupils’ classwork and homework in line with the school marking policy.
  • To set and mark examination papers and class tests as required.
  • To keep full records of attendance and achievement/ progress of all pupils taught including formative and summative assessment.
  • To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to the attainment, progress, development and learning of individual pupils and of groups of pupils.
  • To use group and individual data to track progress and focus intervention in order to optimise outcomes.

Liaison:

  • To build and maintain positive relationships with parents and to communicate with them on pupils' learning and progress.
  • To attend parents’ consultation evenings and other meetings with parents as required and to provide parents with information about pupil performance.
  • To liaise with non-teaching staff and, where appropriate, supervise the work of classroom support staff.
  • To organise GCSE, BTEC, and other examination entries in conjunction with the Examinations Officer.

Departmental:

  • To build and maintain co-operative relationships with colleagues.
  • To contribute towards creating and updating departmental schemes of work, preparing and developing courses of study and sharing resources with other colleagues.
  • To attend departmental meetings and share in the general responsibilities of administering the department.
  • Ensure that stock and equipment are readily available and used economically.

Publicity:

  • To contribute to the promotion of mathematics by assisting with the production of special events/activities for pupils, parents or both.
  • Contribute to the display of subject work in the department and wider school.

Health and Safety:

  • To safeguard the health and safety of pupils and colleagues whether on the school premises or engaged in school activities elsewhere.
  • To carry out any necessary risk assessments in line with the school’s health and safety policy.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Any other duties negotiated with the Head of Department and Deputy Head (Academic)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • To carry out the duties of a Form Tutor, as required.
  • To carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published schedules.
  • To support with covering lessons for absent colleagues.

Generic Accountabilities:

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. The duties outlined above are not intended as a restrictive list and may be extended or altered to include other tasks that are commensurate with the role.

Safeguarding Children:

In accordance with the school’s commitment to adhere to the Department for Education’s Keeping Children Safe in Education and all other relevant guidance and legislation in respect of safeguarding children, the post holder will be required to demonstrate your commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in the school.

Confidentiality:

During the course of your employment you will have access to information of a confidential nature. Under no circumstances may this information be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or organisation.

Data Protection:

During the course of your employment the post holder will have access to data and personal information that must be processed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the General Data Protection Regulations and properly applied to pupil, staff and school business/information.

Benefits:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Lunch provided in term time
  • Beautiful working environment

Person Specification

Essential

Qualifications

  • GCSE (Grade A*-C or equivalent) in Maths & English
  • Relevant degree or vocational qualification
  • Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent
  • Recent and relevant experience of teaching
  • Recent and relevant professional development
  • A wide knowledge of the Land Based Studies curriculum including GCSE to higher level
  • An understanding of different teaching styles and techniques
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and its importance within a school environment 

Desirable

  • Experience of working with SEN
  • Experience in teaching across KS2-KS5
  • Strong ICT skills

For further information, an appointment brief and to apply, please visit https://www.bredonschool.org/job-vacancies/

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