7 May 2018

Teacher of English Language and Literature ( August 2018- June 2019) Closing Date: 16 May 2018

Responsibilities

We are looking to appoint a mainscale teacher of English Language and Literature on a 10 month temporary contract from August 2018.
The main role of the classroom teacher is to maximise student learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and achieve specific student outcomes. Teachers teach a range of student abilities and classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their programmes (MYP, IGCSE, IB Diploma).
Classroom teachers assume roles beyond the classroom in endeavouring to maximise students’ learning. These roles include working collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the school community, and communicating with parents and care-givers.
The classroom teacher’s contribution to the school goes beyond the classroom. They participate in the development of the school policies and programmes and assist in the implementation of school priorities. All classroom teachers may be required to undertake other duties in addition to their teaching duties.

Teaching and Assessment:
Planning lessons and sequences of lessons to meet student’s individual learning needs and to ensure each student’s progression.
Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.
Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IBO philosophy.
Maintaining a well organised and stimulating learning environment.
Using learning technologies to enhance learning.
Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.
Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers.

Wider professional roles:
Planning and engaging in professional learning activities that support school and systematic priorities.
Taking responsibility for own professional development and using the outcomes to improve teaching and students’ learning.
Making an active contribution to the policies and aspirations of the school.
Collaborating with members of the school community to build a team environment that supports students’ learning.
Running an extra-curricular activity
Playing a pastoral role through the House system

Requirements

Adaptability
Analysis / problem solving
Collaboration
Communication
Teamwork
Self reflection

Knowledge
A thorough and up-to-date understanding of the teaching of English Language and Literature, preferably MYP, IGCSE and IB Diploma.
Planning & Organising Work
Translating Strategies into Plans & Actions
Valuing & Integrating Diversity
Learning Agility
Written and Spoken Communication
Creativity/Innovation

Closing Date: 16 May 2018

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