Job Description


Unqualified 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 the subject area of Art 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.
  • 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 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

  • 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.

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 class teacher’s role within the school.
  • Understand and apply the principles of safeguarding relating to vulnerable adults within the class teacher’s role.
  • Ensure that the designated person for child protection is kept fully informed of any concerns which the class teacher 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.

The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the latest School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and the National Standards for Teachers which should be read in conjunction with this document.


SAFEGUARDING The post holder will share the school’s commitment to safeguard, and promote the welfare of, the children in our care.

  • To be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children’s Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the worker’s role within the organisation.
  • To also be fully aware of the principles of safeguarding as they apply to vulnerable adults in relation to the worker’s role.
  • To ensure that the worker’s line manager is made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.