Geography Teacher KS3 , KS4 ( EALING )
Main Responsibilities as a Subject Teacher
• To participate with the Subject Leader and other colleagues in the development of appropriate syllabuses, materials, schemes of work and lesson plans, which should engage, stimulate and challenge students of all abilities and should cater for all learning styles. This may include taking responsibility for particular courses.
• To ensure that all lessons are planned, prepared and delivered with clear differentiation to cater for students of all abilities and backgrounds whilst ensuring individual student progress.
• To share in the preparation and delivery of SMSC elements in all lessons across the curriculum.
• To employ a variety of interactive teaching methods appropriate to the age and ability of each individual student to promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity.
• To impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time.
• To maintain an up to date knowledge of the subject, and utilise a range of teaching methods in line with currently acknowledged best practice.
• To demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher’s specialist subject.
• To reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
• To take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development, responding to advice and feedback from colleagues.
• To set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired on a regular basis according to the school homework policy.
• To use directed time to actively contribute to the wider life of the school.
• To fully incorporate the teaching of skills including literacy, numeracy and communication into
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications
• Qualified Teacher Status;
• Degree in relevant subject area;
• To aspire to be an outstanding classroom practitioner;
• Strong current subject knowledge;
• A positive disposition;
• A willingness to develop excellent ICT skills;
• An effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal skill.
• Evidence of good teaching or better at interview.
• Ability to run extra-curricular clubs and manage teams in inter-School competitions
• Commitment to the delivery of a pastoral curriculum. Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Qualities
• Influencing and negotiation skills
• Previous experience in teaching Geography
• A proven track record of examination success
• Ability to teach Geography for students across the age and ability range, including examined courses .
• An approach which encourages active learning in Geography across the age and ability range.
• Commitment to inclusion and achieving high standards for all students.