Become a Certified Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Position: Head of Computer Science
As Head of Computer Science your role is to oversee the teaching of Computer Science throughout the school, and to devise and deliver an exciting and engaging STEM curriculum. You will also oversee the work of the Head of ICT and three administrators.
- All teachers at Pembroke House work a total of around 28 lessons per week. Games sessions are not included in this total.
- You are responsible for the successful teaching practices of your department and essentially the overall progress of the students in your subject.
- You should be aware of those children who need learning support and every effort should be made to accommodate the needs of these children.
- Sometimes children miss lessons for one reason or another. It is a member of staff’s responsibility to help the children in question to ‘catch up’ either through photocopies or ‘catch up’ work. In both cases staff must make sure that pupils understand the work that has been missed.
- You are responsible for the constructive and positive reporting on the children you teach over the year.
- As Head of Department it is your role to mentor and supervise other members of your department and ensure that they are meeting the various demands of their teaching roles at school.
- To promote and safeguard the safety and well-being of all pupils and young people.
- To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides pupils with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
- To contribute to raising standards of pupil attainment and progress.
- To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
- To monitor and support the overall progress and development of pupils as a teacher and Tutor where appropriate.
- To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for the personal and academic development of children and young people.
- Plan, deliver and evaluate consistently high-quality lessons that engage all pupils and help them to make progress in their understanding of yoursubject.
- Plan well-structured lessons that meet the needs of all pupils through effective structuring of tasks, so they provide challenge or support as appropriate.
- Ensure that pupils’ progress is regularly and accurately assessed and that feedback to pupils is used both summative and formatively to enhance the attainment and progress of all pupils.
- Ensure that standards of behaviour in classes support effective learning and act to manage inappropriate behaviour in accordance with the school’s policies.
- Show commitment and responsibility for own professional development and ensuring best practice in classroom teaching and learning.
- Provide extra-curricular opportunities that enhance and develop subject provision.
- Keep subject knowledge up to date.
- Attend Department and other team meetings as required.
- Contribute to the development of schemes of work and Department resources.
- To be familiar with and adhere to all School Policies.
- To fulfil your duties and responsibilities regarding safeguarding pupils and health and safety.
- To support the aims and ethos of the school and promote good relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents.
- To set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance.
- To participate in the School’s arrangements for appraisal, professional development, meetings cycle, quality assurance and internal verification.
- To effectively manage financial and physical resources within the curriculum area to support the designated curriculum portfolio.
- Under the reasonable direction of the Head carry out the professional duties of a School teacher as set out in the School policies and Staff Handbook
- A good university degree in their teaching subject, and a recognized teaching qualification such as a PGCE
- A forward-thinking and innovative mindset
- Energy and dynamism
- Experience of and empathy for life in a boarding school
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