Barnfield Studio School Hourly Paid Teaching Talent Pool - Science
Barnfield Studio School currently working towards creating a pool of exceptional Teaching staff available to work on an adhoc basis. Candidates should be prepared to teach variable hours within our Science Department. Please note that all applications submitted for this department will be considered for future opportunities within our Talent Pool. Job Requirements: JOB DESCRIPTION HOURLY PAID TEACHER Reports to: Assistant Director Curriculum - Barnfield Studio School Purpose To develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality learning experiences for all students, supporting the delivery of the unique Studio School curriculum. Be accountable for the learning and achievement of all students they teach. To be responsible for the delivery of the National Curriculum within their subject area. Main Responsibilities Deliver the National Curriculum through innovative exciting themed enterprise projects as well as tutorials and projects which focus on a single subject, using your subject specific knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities which facilitate active learning experiences. Ensure that there is a focus on skills from within the CREATE skills framework and that these are mapped across and reinforced throughout lessons. Ensure that personalisation of learning lies at the heart of delivery by fostering a mentoring and personal coaching approach that enables students to tailor the curriculum to their individual needs and aspirations and which will develop their personal and employability skills. Provide high quality subject and personal development curriculum lessons in which students: Acquire new knowledge and skills, develop ideas and increase their understanding. Develop their learning habits of concentration, working productively both independently and collaboratively, and producing work which is well presented. Make progress though: Well planned and well placed lessons Embedded use of assessment for learning Delivery well matched to students' needs, commensurate levels of challenge Well organised and skilful use of resources, including time, information learning technology and Personal Coaches Personalised and challenging stretch targets Homework which reinforces and extends the learning undertaken in class Consistent and effective behaviour management Develop their own learning through self evaluation and reflective partnership with peers and teaching staff Ensure Personal Coaches are clear about the learning objectives and outcomes in lessons, understand the sequence of teaching and learning in the subect and communicate this to the students. To teach/coach/mentor students for 25 hours per week in 1:1 or group. Leadership and Management Take responsibility to ensure you are up to date in terms of your knowledge of the subject(s) you teach, the related teaching methodologies and the external examination requirements for your subject(s), especially the newly emerging vocational qualifications/diplomas. Attend assemblies, register students and assist with supervision before, during and after the working day. Attend meetings arranged for staff, with parents and, when appropriate, with outside agencies/providers. Supervise and, so far as practicable, teach students whose teacher is not available. Assess, record and report on the personal development and academic attainment and achievement of students. Ensure that work is always set for classes when absence is foreseeable. Care, Welfare, Guidance and Support As a Personal Tutor and Subject Tutor Maintain an ongoing overview of the personal and academic development of each student. Negotiate the Individual Learning Plan for each student. Work with others to identify when intervention is needed e.g. when underachievement is identified or additional challenge is required. Monitor the effectiveness of additional support, especially from Personal Coaches and outside agencies. Maintain effective lines of communication with parents at all times. Liaise with the SENCO and Inclusion Team and co-ordinate provision to support students with challenging behaviour. Taking a leading role in the implementation of the academy's behaviour policy. Establish a strong partnership with parents/carers to involve them in their child's learning as well as providing information about curriculum, attainment, progress and targets. Demonstrate how student needs are being met. Monitor student engagement, progress and well being to ensure all are supported appropriately. Contribute to the assessment and reporting of student development in line with Academy policies and achievement across all skills and competences in and out of the academy. Participate in the arrangements to seek and take action on students' views. Contribute to the Every Child Matters (ECM) Agenda and ensure that the outcomes of ECM are embedded within lesson planning and delivery. Comply with Health and Safety Requirements Know and abide by the Health and Safety Rules within the Academy. Equal Opportunities Maintain and demonstrate a good understanding and knowledge of equalities legislation and the Academy's Equality and Diversity policies as applicable to the role. Safeguarding Maintain and demonstrate a good understanding and knowledge of Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and the Academy's Safeguarding policies and procedures as applicable to the role. Professional Development Maintain and update your own knowledge and skills in line with the requirements of the role. Attend meetings as required. Undertake any additional training highlighted by line management feedback. Lead by example to maintain a high standard of professionalism. Other duties Adopt a professional approach at all times and ensure all areas of personal activity comply with standards laid down by the Academy. Undertake such duties as may be required. 'The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, inclduing checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.' CONTEXT Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of Criminal Record Disclosure to be undertaken. Therefore, it is essential in making your application you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bindovers or cautions and if so, for which offencs. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 2, (2), of the Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (exemptions) (Amendments) Order 1986. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary actionb y the Academy. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bindover or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment. PERSON SPECIFICATION HOURLY PAID TEACHER Essential Desirable Source of Evidence Educational and Professional Qualifications Teaching Qualification X AF Evidence of further subject based professional development X AF First Degree of equivalent X AF Experience Minimum of two years teaching experience in subject specific area(s) X IV/AF Experienced in the use of ICT to enhance the teaching and learning process X IV/AF Evidence of improved student outcomes at end of Key Stage 4 X IV/AF/PT Experience of leading innovative curriculum development X IV/PT Skills/Knowledge/Abilities The ability to plan lessons and sequences of lessons with clear objectives to ensure progression for all students X AF/IV Good understanding of effective and engaging teaching methods X IV/PT Knowledge of child development X IV Knowledge of coaching methods and techniques X IV The ability to motivate students to high levels of achievement X IV/PT Excellent written and verbal communication skills X IV An understanding of the use of assessment to inform planning X PT The ability to demonstrate a good understanding and knowledge of and commitment to health and safety, equalities and diversity and Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults as applicable to the role X IV/PT The ability to monitor student progress through the use of ICT X IV/PT A commitment to ensuring excellence in teaching and learning X PT Strong team working skills X IV/REF The ability to set consistently high expectations for all students through class work and homework X PT Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to manage competing demands effectively X IV Experience of developing work plans and timetables X REF Experience of designing coaching sessions X IV Other A commitment to the aims and values of the Studio School X IV A willingness to be involved in extended curriculum opportunities X IV A commitment to own professional development X IV A commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards at all times X IV AF = Application Form IV = Interview REF = Reference PT = Presentation and/or test
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