Job Title: Teacher – Business Studies
Responsible to: Head of Department, Vice-Principal or Assistant Principal, Principal
To contribute to the teaching within the Department
To participate in the development of appropriate syllabuses, materials and schemes of work, end of unit tests and end of year / course examinations.
To be responsible for the specific tasks required within the Department, under the direction of the Head of Department.
To actively support the development of the Academy’s extra-curricular programme.
To take responsibility for a specified mentor group with the Academy.
To ensure that schemes of work and lesson notes / plans are produced and reviewed
To assist with assessment processes which are compatible with school policy as required by the Head of Department/Senior Leadership Team
To ensure the appropriate differentiation of the curriculum to meet the needs of all levels of student ability
To develop teaching & learning styles which stimulate student interest and involvement in learning
To contribute as necessary to the planning of the work of the Department
To establish appropriately high levels of expectation by setting down clear guidelines for good standards of behaviour and achievement with the Department, including the careful presentation of work and the care of books and equipment.
To conform with the procedures for monitoring and recording of progress, which include the active participation of students and involve the passing on of records from year to year
To participate in the writing and issuing of reports in the Department
To take responsibility for a specified mentor group within the Academy
To follow school policy on student examination entry to external examinations
To implement school policy on internal examinations / tests, including preparation and assessment and occasional monitoring / invigilation
To record and check stock within the Department as required.
To lay down standards for the proper care of accommodation, furniture and equipment to students; and to enhance the learning environment through the effective display of students’ work and other materials.
Whole School Responsibility
To attend / participate in staff meetings and departmental meetings as required.
To participate in parents’ evenings / awards evenings etc. under the direction of the Head of Department
To represent the Department on working parties / at other meetings as and when appropriate as requested by the Head of Department.
To actively support extra-curricular activities within the Academy
To ensure effective dialogue with parents in accordance with school policies
To positively promote and represent the Academy within the local and wider community.
To participate in the Academy’s arrangements for performance management, professional development and the Academy’s arrangements for quality assurance and internal verification.
These duties may be varied from time to time to meet the changing needs of the Academy, at the reasonable discretion of the Principal.
This job description does not form part of the contract of employment. It describes the way the postholder is expected and required to perform and complete the particular duties as set out above.