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