• Lleoliad: Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2YT
  • Testun: Athro
  • Oriau: Amser llawn
  • Cytundeb: Parhaol
  • Math o gyflog: Blynyddol
  • Salary Range: £28,866 - £44,450
  • Iaith: Saesneg

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Teacher of Science

Teacher of Science

Newtown High School
Job Description and Person Specification

Job Description

• To carry out professional duties of a teacher other than a Head teacher as described in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions document including those duties particularly assigned by the Head teacher.
• To assist the Head of Department in raising the profile of the subject with all pupils and to deliver the curriculum as appropriate.
• Deliver high quality and engaging learning to all pupils. Work effectively within a successful team to support the continued success in attainment.

• To lead effectively by example and to maintain the highest personal and professional standards.

• To maintain and build upon the standards achieved as a qualified teacher.
• To contribute to and promote a clear vision for an effective department and school.
• To adhere and promote departmental and school policy and ethos.
• To complete other reasonable tasks as directed by the Head teacher.

• To manage pupil learning through effective teaching in accordance with the department’s schemes of work and policies.
• To develop lessons which meet the specific needs of individual pupils and contribute to the development of resources syllabuses and schemes of work in your curriculum area.
• To ensure continuity, progression and cohesiveness in all teaching.
• To use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of pupil needs, and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils.
• Regular setting and marking of homework, according to school policy.
• To work with ALN staff and support staff.
• To use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect which allows pupils to feel safe and secure, and promotes their self-esteem.

• To be responsible for the assessment, recording and reporting for the pupils in your charge (this includes LNF)
• To assess pupils’ work as required by internal procedures and external bodies.
• To contribute towards the implementation of IEPs, IBPSs particularly the planning and recording of appropriate actions and outcomes related to set targets.
• To assess pupils’ work systematically.
• To develop pupils’ ability to self and peer assess.
• To follow the school’s marking, assessment and recording policy. To keep clear accessible records.
• Keep an accurate register of pupils for each lesson.
• Communicate effectively with parents/carers through Parents’/Carers’ Evenings and on an individual basis where appropriate.

• To have a thorough and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum POS, level descriptors and specifications for examination courses within the teaching area(s).
• To keep up-to-date with research and developments in your subject area and to attend relevant in-service training both within and beyond school.

• To be a role model to pupils through your personal presentation and professional conduct.
• To arrive in class, on or before the start of the lesson, and to begin and end lessons on time.
• To co-operate with the Head teacher in all matters concerning Health & Safety and specifically to take reasonable care of your own Health & Safety, and that of any other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
• To be familiar with the school and departmental handbooks and support all the school policies.
• To establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues.
• To attend department and contractual school meetings.
• To make an appropriate contribution to life outside the classroom.
• To liaise effectively with Parents/Carers and with other agencies with the responsibility for pupils’ education and welfare where appropriate.
• To take responsibility for your professional development by engaging actively in the Performance Management Process.
• Make a contribution to whole school INSET and planning activities.

• To take registers fully and accurately
• To support pupils through target setting processes as applied to both academic and behavioural aspects.
• To have a detailed knowledge of tutees.
• To monitor attendance
• To check on a daily basis that correct school uniform is worn and to take action if necessary.

This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the person appointed to the post. The duties, responsibilities and accountabilities highlighted in this job description are indicative and may vary over time at the discretion of the School and/or Head teacher.

This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modifications at any time after consultation with the post holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks, but sets out the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holders’ professional responsibilities and duties. It is your responsibility to be aware of this job description and apply it to your duties, to maintain your professional portfolio, meet the practising teacher standards, and to participate in the performance management programme.
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