Year 4 Class Teacher + TLR PE and Enrichment Leader
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Henry Hinde Junior School
Year 4 Class Teacher + TLR PE and Enrichment Leader
Teacher’s Pay Scale M5 plus TLR2 payment of £2,873 per annum
Full Time - Teacher’s Pay and Conditions
January 4 2022
The Principal and the Aim Board.
Year 4 Class Teacher + TLR PE and Enrichment Leader including responsibilities for PE and Sports Funding/Enrichment Activities/Educational Visits/Healthy Schools)
- As stated within the latest School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document. The post holder will be expected to undertake duties in line with the professional standards for qualified teachers taking account of their current position on the pay spine.
- The post holder receives a TLR 2 for PE and Enrichment (includes responsibility for the teaching and learning of PE/PE and Sports Funding/Clubs/Educational Visits/Healthy Schools)
MAIN ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategic Direction and Development
To contribute to the discussion of the aims and policies of the organisation. To participate in the implementation of school policies, plans, targets and practices.
- Take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices;
- Ensure policies are translated into practice by the team and that you bring to the attention of SLT any which may need revisions or amendments;
- Plan and assess pupil’s learning using knowledge of school policies, schemes of work and National Curriculum requirements for the relevant curriculum areas;
- Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom;
- Contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and governors;
- Have lead responsibility for PE, Healthy Schools, Enrichment Activities, Educational Visits, PE and Sports Funding and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for their development and/or maintenance;
- Together with SLT, lead on the school self-evaluation process for your TLR area including lesson observations, monitoring of school standards and bringing about improvement;
- As appropriate contribute to the writing of self-evaluation and policy documents;
- Promote cross curricular approaches to teaching and learning;
- Develop strong links with other schools, including the participation in and organisation of inter-school sporting events.
- Participate in meetings which relate to the school's management, curriculum, administration or organisation;
- Lead regular meetings relevant to your TLR area with appropriate colleagues;
- Be a proactive and effective member of the middle leadership team;
- Promote the school’s mission statement, ‘Exciting Futures Grow from Strong Roots
Teaching and Learning
To secure and sustain effective teaching for individuals, groups and classes. Develop the quality of teaching, assess the standards of pupil’s achievements and set targets for improvement.
- Use school policy and National Curriculum requirements to set clear targets for improvement of pupils’ achievement and monitor pupil progress towards these targets;
- Ensure pupils acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to PE;
- Have overall responsibility and accountability for your TLR area ensuring curriculum continuity, consistency, balance, match and progression;
- Make accurate assessments, independently, in line with the school’s assessment system, and performance standards associated with other relevant tests;
- Together with the senior leadership team (SLT) of the school, contribute to, monitor and review the impact of teaching and pupil progress through the analysis of data, ensuring the use of information for planning and target setting across your TLR area;
- Monitor standards including recorded work as relevant to your TLR area across the school including reviewing long and medium term planning;
- Plan effectively to ensure that pupils have the opportunity to meet their potential, notwithstanding differences of race or gender, and taking account of the needs of pupils who are: underachieving, most able, disadvantaged, not yet fluent in English, making use of relevant information and specialist help where available;
- Plan effectively, where applicable, to meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and, in collaboration with teaching staff and the Head of Inclusion, make an appropriate contribution to the preparation, implementation, monitoring and review of Individual Support Plans.
- Take appropriate account of ethnic and cultural diversity to enrich the curriculum and raise achievement;
- Reflect on own teaching to improve effectiveness;
- Deliver a range of extra-curricular activities before/after school and at break times/lunchtimes
Managing and Working with People
To lead, manage and work collaboratively with pupils and, as appropriate, with other adults and colleagues.
- Secure a high standard of pupil behaviour through establishing appropriate rules and high expectations of discipline which pupils respect, acting to pre-empt and deal with inappropriate behaviour in line with the school’s behaviour policy;
- Lead, organise and direct support staff effectively, involving them, where appropriate, in the planning and management of pupils’ learning;
- Work as a member of a team, planning co-operatively, sharing information, ideas and expertise;
- Communicate and cooperate effectively with specialists from outside agencies;
- Liaise effectively with pupils, parents and carers through informative oral and written reports on pupils’ progress and achievements, discussing appropriate targets and encouraging them to support their children’s learning, behaviour and progress;
- Take responsibility for own professional development, setting objectives for improvements, and take action to keep up-to-date with research and developments in pedagogy and in your TLR area and disseminate information as appropriate;
- Participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of own performance, and act as a reviewer with the arrangements for the appraisal of all identified staff;
- Take a lead role in identifying group and/or individual training needs and provide support for colleagues within your area of responsibility promoting a whole school approach;
- Act as a role model, mentor or consultant to colleagues as appropriate and encourage collaboration, co-operation and teamwork.
Deployment of Staff and Resources
To develop, monitor and control resources within the teaching areas
- Organise and maintain a stimulating working environment appropriate for a range of activities;
- Teach pupils to take responsibility for resources and the environment;
- Ensure that resources are organised and readily available to promote a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take place;
- Evaluate, organise and monitor the use of resources;
- Be responsible for the organisation, planning and evaluation of the school programmes as relevant to your TLR area of responsibility;
- Manage, monitor and accurately account for any budget for your area.
- Assist in the smooth running of the school at all times, including being responsible with the other TLR holders for the school in the absence of the Principal & Assistant Principal.
- Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to Child Protection and Safeguarding, Health and Safety, and report all concerns to the appropriate person.
- 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.
- Undertake other general tasks that the Principal may reasonably ask.
This job description sets out the duties and responsibilities of the post at the time it was drawn up.
Such duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.
The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all staff, children and young people and to be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion.