Class Teacher

 

Teachers’ Duties

  • Carry out all school policies and adhere to expectations of conduct outlined in the Staff Handbook.
  • Provide a broad and balanced curriculum in line with statutory guidance and school policies.
  • Maintain discipline among the pupils, safeguarding their health and safety on the school premises and when they are engaged in school activities elsewhere.
  • Deliver stimulating and effective lessons, differentiated to meet the needs of all pupils including the most able.
  • Manage home learning and lead family learning sessions with good impact.
  • Carry out effective formative and summative assessment procedures, including Assessment for Learning (AfL) in line with school policy.
  • Have a working knowledge of pupil data appropriate to the class group and use this to track progress, set targets for future attainment and identify appropriate provision.
  • Consult and communicate with parents and agencies outside the school and provide written reports.
  • Support the ethos of George’s as a Church of England school. Attend and sometimes lead acts of worship.
  • Act as delegated budget holder and order resources as necessary. Manage resources in school.

 

Professional Development

  • Participate in arrangements for the management of performance.
  • Review and refine methods of teaching and delivery of the curriculum to ensure standards are consistently high across the school.
  • Attend appropriate courses for professional development and participate in school-based training.

 

Curriculum and National Support School Duties

  • Act as Subject Leader for an assigned subject of the primary curriculum as required (not NQT).
  • Provide exemplary lessons, including planning and assessment for visiting teachers and leaders.
  • Maintain pupil workbooks at an exemplary standard to act as a model for others.
  • Maintain an exemplary teaching and learning environment to act as a model for others.
  • Maintain exemplary attitudes to learning through stimulating teaching where independence, determination and resilience are in constant evidence.
  • Participate in, and where required, lead training as required at St. George’s and other schools in accordance with staff needs and the needs of the School Improvement Plan.

Safeguarding Duties

  • Understand and carry out the duties arising from the Children’s Act 2004 in relation to safeguarding children as this applies to the classteacher’s role within the school.
  • Understand and apply the principles of safeguarding relating to vulnerable adults within the classteacher’s role.
  • Ensure that the designated person for child protection is kept fully informed of any concerns which the classteacher may have in relation to safeguarding.

 

Carry out any duties which may reasonably be given by the Headteacher and Head of School in accordance with teachers’ conditions of service.