The aim of this assignment is to show an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the teacher and the relationships between the different professional bodies in the education and training environment. This will be done by exploring the teaching role and responsibilities within education and training. Ways in which to maintain a safe and supportive environment will be explained. It will also be necessary to show an understanding of relationships that exist between of professionals in education and training.
Within my role as a teacher in education and training my role is to provide students with good cognitive engagement in my chosen topic. Through using aspects of Nero linguistic programming (NLP) it is important to ensure that my lessons are an enjoyable experience and to also ensure that the topic, tasks and activities will meet the needs of the differing learners. It is also vital to ensure that, as a teacher, I can enthuse students to believe in themselves which will, in turn, increase self-efficacy and allow achievement throughout the sessions and course.
As well as being a teacher my roles and responsibilities are varied and broad. These roles are not limited to my course or subject area as a teacher, but also the need to be an organiser, facilitator, role model and motivator. I am also responsible for the health, safety and safeguarding of my students and must ensure the policies and procedures are followed and that the reputation of the institution is maintained. By allowing myself to be part of the corporate image I can ensure that this is achieved. It is also vital that my own personal/professional development and knowledge of the subject area I am teaching is both current and relevant.
As part of my responsibility as a teacher I need to be aware of and have a basic understanding of the relevant legislation that is relevant within the education and
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