Teacher of History - Okehampton College (Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust)
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
Required to start September 2023.
To be an effective teacher who challenges and supports your students to do their best by:
- inspiring trust and confidence in your students and colleagues;
- building team commitment amongst your students and colleagues;
- engaging and motivating students;
- analytical thinking;
- taking positive action to improve the quality of your students’ learning.
With potential for middle leadership responsibility for the right candidate.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the teaching of your subject(s) and take account of wider curriculum developments which are relevant to your work.
- Plan tutorials, lessons and sequences of lessons to meet pupils’ individual learning needs.
- Use a range of appropriate strategies and follow College policies for tutoring, behaviour management and classroom management.
- Use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students in your teaching and tutorial groups.
- Assess, monitor and record the progress of students in your teaching and tutorial groups; give them constructive feedback, targets and advice; and, report their progress to, and discuss their progress with, their parents.
- Ensure that, as a result of your training and teaching, your students achieve well relative to their pupils’ prior attainment, making progress as good or better than similar pupils nationally. You will be expected to achieve agreed Appraisal Objectives.
- Within the framework of the Trust’s appraisal and CPD policies, take responsibility for your own professional development and use the outcomes to improve your tutoring and teaching and your students learning.
- Make an active contribution to the policies, aspirations and plans of your House, of your curriculum team and of the College – a community comprehensive school, with Technology specialist status.
All teachers through professional growth and sustained and substantial performance and contribution to the College can aspire to a salary of UPS3.
UPS3 teachers play a critical role in the life of the College. They provide a role model for teaching and learning, making a distinctive contribution to the raising of student standards and contribute effectively to the work of the wider team. They take advantage of appropriate opportunities for professional development and use outcomes effectively to improve pupils’ learning.
Teachers are responsible to their Head of Faculty, Assistant Faculty or Subject Leader. Assistant Faculty and Subject Leaders are responsible to their Head of Faculty. Tutors are responsible to their Student Progress Leader or Student Progress Leader – Post 16.
Heads of Faculty, Student Progress Leaders and Student Progress Leader - Post 16 are responsible to nominated members of the leadership group.
Staff with Cross Curricular responsibility will report to the member of the leadership group responsible for that function and to their HoF and SPL in respect of teaching and tutoring.
Data Protection / General Data Protection Regulations Compliance
The Privacy Notice sets our general principles in relation to Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulations. You should also abide all Trust policies relating to the use of data including but not limited to:
- Acceptable Use Policy
- Records Retention Policy
- Personal Data Breach Procedure
- Employee Code of Conduct
- E-safety Policy
- Social Media Policy
- Use of Personal Devices Policy
Our Privacy Notice for Employees explains how we use your personal data.
Teachers must abide by the Teachers’ Standards throughout their career. Teachers (and staff appointed under Teaching Staff Terms and Conditions) must have an understanding of, and always act within, the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.
You should note that a duty of confidentiality applies to all personal data seen prior to the first day of employment (for example, pupil lists for the purposes of lesson planning or other activities to support teaching and learning). This reflects the custom and practice of those contracts of employment starting on the first day of term while recognising the need to be aware of and plan to support pupil needs.
To apply for this position please visit our E-Recruit on-line platform https://dartmoorrecruit.carvalhr.co.uk