Roles of a Teacher

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DuThe responsibilities of the post are to be performed in accordance with the provisions of the most up to date edition of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document and within the range of teachers’ duties set out in that document.

Job Purpose

To carry out professional duties and to have responsibility for an assigned class. To be responsible for the day-to-day work and management of the class and the safety and welfare of the pupils, during on-site and off-site activities. To promote the aims and objectives of the school and maintain its philosophy of education.

Main duties and responsibilities

To create and manage a caring, supportive, purposeful and stimulating environment which is conducive to children’s learning. To plan and prepare lessons in order to deliver the National Curriculum ensuring breadth and balance in all subjects. To identify clear teaching objectives and learning outcomes, with appropriate challenge and high expectations. To maintain good order and discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety. To organise and manage groups or individual pupils ensuring differentiation of learning needs, reflecting all abilities. To plan opportunities to develop the social, emotional and cultural aspects of pupils’ learning. To maintain a regular system of monitoring, assessment, record-keeping and reporting of children’s progress. To prepare appropriate records for the transfer of pupils.

To ensure effective use of support staff within the classroom, including parent helpers. To participate in staff meetings as required.
Contribute to the development and co-ordination of a particular area of the curriculum. To be part of a whole school team, actively involved in decision-making on the preparation and development of policies and programmes of study, teaching materials, resources, methods of teaching and pastoral arrangements. To ensure that school policies are reflected in daily practice. To communicate and...
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