Humanities Teacher Maternity Cover

Al-Khair Secondary School

Al-Khair Primary & Secondary School

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Humanities Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Al-Khair Secondary School is a high achieving school, which has an excellent academic as well as pastoral record. We place the utmost importance on nurturing our students in a holistic manner to be the best they can whatever their chosen specialisation may be in the future. We would like our students to realise their individual potential and live as valuable and beneficial members of society that will bring benefit to all who they come across.  If you share our values and would like to be a part of our exciting, rewarding and demanding vision, please complete an application form and return it with a covering letter to: samia.arooj@alkhairschool.org.uk

The application form is available to download from our website (http://www.alkhairschool.org.uk/).

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview from the week beginning Monday 2nd July 2018 onwards.

Start date: September 2018

 

Job Description

Post title: Humanities
Post title to which post holder reports:  The Head Teacher, The Proprietor and the AKF School Management Team

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties shall be deemed to be included in the professional duties which a teacher will be required to perform:-

Teaching:

•      The schools high achieving humanities department are looking to offer the right person a fantastic opportunity to further their knowledge and skills by working with some of the hardest working pupils in South London. The school are looking for a well-rounded individual with a commitment to the school and to teach to the highest standard.
•      Your role as a humanities teacher will include teaching all aspects of history and geography at KS3 & KS4.
•      You will work with others to plan and coordinate lessons in line with the current curriculum.
•        You will require the ability to plan interesting lessons that appeal and engage pupils.
•      The school offers continual professional development to all its teachers and any successful NQT will have access to an excellent induction year or an opportunity to launch their initial teacher training.
•      The right person will have a calm nature, excellent student related experience and have the ability to build instance rapport.
•      Works closely with the head of department on all developing projects within the school, taking the initiative to work individually on these matters where required.

Knowledge, skills and competencies required:

•      Al-Khair school seek an articulate, dedicated, hardworking and passionate individual who is actively looking to develop this role into their own and one that benefits the school overall.
•      A degree holder.
•      Good literacy and ICT skills.
•      Clear communication skills.
•      An easy manner- be able to work effectively as a team and individually.
•      Responsible.
•      Time management skills – You will be required to multi-task.
•      Strongly support our vision and actively be involved in the schools high expectations.
•      Be positive & enthusiastic role models for our pupils.
•      You will also need the confidence and classroom presence to ensure students are engaged.
•      Supporting the aims and Islamic ethos of the School. The post holder is expected to follow the guidelines provided in the staff handbook therein.
•      Using their influence with other staff and students to promote high standards of behaviour and order within the school.

Assessments and Reports:

•      Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils except in instances where to do so might be regarded as compromising a teacher’s own position.
•      Participating, if required, in any scheme of staff development and performance review.
•      Reviewing from time to time his/her methods of teaching and programmes of work.
•      Participating in arrangements for his/her further training and professional development as a teacher.
•      Advising and co-operating with the Head teacher and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.

Discipline, Health and Safety:

•      Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils in accordance with the policies of the employing authority and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorised to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
•      Participating in meetings at the school, which relate to the curriculum for the school or the administration or organisation of the school, including pastoral arrangements.

Cover:

•      Supervising and teaching any pupils whose teacher is not present of needed.

Public Examinations:

•      Participating in arrangements for preparing pupils for public examinations and in assessing pupils for the purposes of such examinations; recording and reporting such assessments; and participating in arrangements for pupils’ presentation for and supervision during such examination.

Other Activities:

•      Promoting the general progress and well-being of individual pupils and of any class or group of pupils assigned to him/her.
•      Providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions, making relevant records and reports.
•       Making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of pupils except in instances where to do so might be regarded as compromising a teacher’s own position.
•      Communicating and consulting with the parents of pupils.
•      Communicating and co-operating with such persons or bodies outside the school as may be approved by the employing authority.
•      Participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of duties and responsibilities, but indicates the major requirements of the post.  It may be amended at a future time, to take account of the developing needs of the service.

Al-Khair School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all posts will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS checks.

 

You have 9 day(s) until the application deadline.