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The post holder is responsible to the Head Teacher for fulfilling his / her teaching duties and responsibilities within the school.

Job Definition

  • To undertake the teaching of Drama at The Banda School.
  • To promote genuine interest and enthusiasm, and to allow all pupils to realise their learning potential within the subject area.Main Duties
  • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for all
    pupils in the designated classes, within the framework of national and school policies.
  • To support and drive the ethos, aims and values of the school.
  • To maintain and use assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.Responsibilities
  • To plan work for the class in accordance with national and curriculum policies and in cooperation with Heads of Department, to ensure that the pupils experience a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to the age group being taught.
  • To liaise with the Head of Department and other members of the department concerning curriculum, schemes of work, teaching methods etc. to provide continuity and uniformity within the department.
  • To follow and implement school policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the pupils – giving
    each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.
  • To evaluate your teaching and use this evaluation to improve and develop teaching
  • To make appropriate educational provision for pupils with learning difficulties and for those
    children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.
  • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest standards of
    organisation and discipline.
  • To provide well-planned, creative and engaging learning experiences for pupils.
  • To be actively involved in the direction of school productions.
  • To maintain a high standard of display and a stimulating environment, in the classroom and
    in other areas of the school.
  • To liaise with parents concerning pupils’ academic progress and attend Parents’ Meetings to
    discuss the academic progress of pupils.
  • To write detailed reports on each pupil when required.
  • To perform duties, as requested by the Headmistress, for supervising the pupils outside the
    classroom e.g. Lunch/break.
  • To cover for any colleague who cannot attend school for any reason and to provide cover work for colleagues when absent from school.
  • To provide the Director Teaching and Learning with detailed schemes of work and weekly planning and evaluation outlines.
  • To attend regular staff meetings and INSETS, before, during and after school hours, when required.
  • To coach a group of children in games (or assist a coach) and referee or umpire any matches that this team might have scheduled. Matches might be scheduled after school hours or during the weekend.
  • To run a Co-Curricular Programme activity once a week and assist in sporting, dramatic and musical events when required.
  • To be committed to the school’s Continuing Professional Development programme.
  • To maintain professional levels of conduct and uphold the School’s dress code.
  • Involvement in running extra-curricular Drama Sessions may be required that could mean working outside normal working hours.
  • In addition to the above, a Subject Teacher in the Upper School may also be a Form Tutor in
    charge of a class and be required to perform all of the associated duties.Qualifications
  • Possess a degree or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Have experience of working in British Curriculum Schools.
  • Possess the desire to be fully involved in all aspects of life in a leading preparatory school.
  • Be pro-active as a part of The Banda School team.
  • Possess a love of Drama teaching to children of all abilities and a passion for the development of academic excellence.
  • Be able to build good relationships with pupils, parents and families.
  • Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.
  • Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.
  • Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.
  • Be punctual and use time appropriately.
  • Be a good communicator with adults and children.
  • Show good organisational skills.
  • Show a competent level of written English.
  • Be experienced in using ICT in teaching. Familiarity with iPads is an advantage.
  • Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC)
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
  • Keep up to date with educational developments and be committed to continual personal and professional development.
  • Be a motivator 

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