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English Teacher

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Recruiter
Randstad Education Sheffield
Posted
11 March 2013
Closes
08 April 2013
Ref
English
Contact
Gemma Gibaux
Location
Sector
Function
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£90 - £140 per day

Further information

Description

We are currently seeking a Qualified English Teacher for a secondary school in Sheffield to fill a Long term Job starting after Easter. The school would particularly welcome applications from NQTs.

THE JOB
To teach pupils within the school and to carry out such other associated duties as are reasonably
assigned by the Headteacher.
To demonstrate
- A commitment to personalised learning
- To teach, according to their educational needs, pupils assigned to him/her in the allocated
classes
- To monitor and assess pupils' achievements and progress in accordance with arrangements
agreed within the faculty and school
- To have high expectations of every student, giving them the confidence and skills to succeed.
- To use student data to inform learning and teaching
- To develop a wide range of teaching strategies
- To control and oversee the use and storage of books and other teaching materials provided for
class usage
- To promote high standards of behaviour in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of
the school
- To contribute to Department/Faculty and Pastoral meetings
- To promote equal opportunities within the school and to seek to ensure the implementation of
the school's equal opportunities policy
- To contribute to the pastoral life of the school as a form tutor
- To work collaboratively with support assistants
Key Tasks
- To set challenging learning objectives for every lesson
- To plan lessons using the agreed school proforma in addition to other long term planning
- To teach the lessons allocated
- To set and mark homework in line with school and faculty policy
- To monitor and evaluate pupil performance and progress in accordance with the school's
arrangements
- To monitor and report to parents on the progress of pupils in allocated classes, groups or forms
- To mark class attendance registers
- To prepare appropriate teaching resources
- To monitor and report to the SEN coordinator on the progress of students with Special Needs
Qualifications
- A teaching qualification such as PGCE or GTP or Bachelor of Education and Qualified Teacher Status
Knowledge
- Excellent subject knowledge
- Knowledge and understanding of the learning process and the needs of children
- Knowledge of the National Curriculum and of public examination requirements
- Knowledge of how their specialism relates to other areas of the curriculum and how it delivers crosscurricular
skills
- Knowledge of what constitutes good teaching
- To know how pastoral structures support the learning process

Skills
- The ability to work effectively as part of a team
- The ability to take the initiative when needed
- Excellent communication skills
- Good ICT skills
- The ability to plan, organise and deliver lessons which cater for all abilities
- Good organisational skills
- The ability to employ a range of strategies to promote good behaviour

Personal Qualities
- A commitment to providing high quality learning and teaching
- A commitment to providing an holistic education
- A commitment to working collaboratively with parents/carers and with other staff
- A commitment to professional development
- A commitment to promoting positive attitudes and values
- A commitment to equality of opportunity
- The ability to enthuse and inspire students
- A willingness to respond positively to change

Randstad Education Sheffield