Job Description/RequirementsPosition:Subject Teacher –Physical Education (Full time)Section:Preparatory SchoolReporting to:Head of Sports departmentResponsible for:Student OutcomesThe Role:The successful candidate will be a sportsperson of proven ability,preferably with experience and expertise in coaching hockey andfootball. S/he will be required to teach PE and Games lessons.Job Purpose:To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated learning and coaching for studentsTo prepare students for sports tournaments through coachingTo monitor and support the overall progress and development ofstudents as a teacher and contribute to making sports exciting andvibrant.To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which providesstudents with the opportunity to achieve their individual potentialTo contribute to raising standards of student attainmentTo share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growthDuties and Responsibilities:Ensure effective learning for all studentsthrough excellent teaching and delivery of well-planned and organisedlessons across key stages.Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students.Use appropriate strategies to ensure outstanding student progress and well-being.Set and mark challenging class and homework according to school policy.Support the development of teaching materials and courses of study.Liaise with parents and support staff to ensure excellent attainment.Support extended intervention/enrichment activities to enhance students’ learning experience.Manage the behaviour of students in classrooms and around the school.Maintain an organised and well-presented learning environment for students.Contributing to the maintenance of a supportive and stimulating learning environment for all studentsSupport and uphold the requirements of school polices.Adhere to the staff code of conduct.Be an effective teacher and role model.Be responsible for ensuring subject knowledge is developed and participate in staff training and development.Attend team/staff meetings and other staff engagementsParticipate in relevant administrative and organisational tasks.Person Specification:QUALIFICATIONSESSENTIAL• Degree or equivalent in relevant subject• Qualified teacher status.• Qualified coach in hockey, football, cricket or rugbyDESIRABLE• Recent and relevant professional development.• Post graduate qualifications in teaching subjectEXPERIENCEESSENTIAL• Must have taught sports for at least 2 years• Teaching that is good or better which impacts positively on student progress.• A broad knowledge of relevant curriculum areas at different Key Stages including a sound understanding of assessment and monitoring.• Experience of the use of data tracking and target setting to raise attainment and identify under performance.• An understanding and appreciation of the value of interesting and stimulating display and other motivational materials.• To be able to use ICT effectively.DESIRABLE• Leadership experience at departmental levelKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSESSENTIAL• Excellent knowledge of subject.• A commitment to and knowledge of effective strategies to maintain and raise attainment, in particular to address the differing needs which exist in the mixed ability classroom, which includes second language learners.• An enthusiasm and commitment to teaching• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a range of audiences.• Proven administrative, time management and organisational skillsPERSONAL QUALITIES AND ATTRIBUTESESSENTIAL• A commitment to multi-cultural education, the schools vision and ethos, equal opportunities policy and practice.• A commitment to, and understanding of the wider aspects of student development including tutoring and PSHCE.• A willingness to initiate and participate in both cross curricular and extracurricular activities.• The ability to establish effective and appropriate relationships with students. The ability to be a successful team member• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to parents, external agencies and the wider community.• Flexible, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.• A reflective practitioner who responds to change positively.• Understanding of the importance of professionalism and confidentiality.• A commitment to being a role model for staff and students in relation to overall conduct to include the following: dress code, attendance and timekeeping.• A corporate citizen involved in the school community and demonstrates Hillcrest’s philosophy and core values.DESIRABLE• Has the potential for further promotion and a commitment to career development.To apply, send the following documents firstname.lastname@example.org later than06 June 2021. Your application should include a cover letter detailing relevant experience; a detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees, as well as copies of academic and professional certificates, TSC certificate, and a valid certificate of police clearance. Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.
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