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Secondary Teacher - Head of MFL

  • Location: Camden
  • Start date: 17 May 2018
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE11019968
  • Branch: London Secondary North
  • Consultant: Rina Bhudia
  • Call: 020 3219 7730
Job description
Head of Department - MFL

Purpose:
• To raise standards of pupil attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support pupil progress.
• To be accountable for pupil progress and development within the subject area.
• To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
• To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for pupils studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Headmistress.
• To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject/curriculum area.
• To manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department effectively to support the department development plan.

MAIN DUTIES
• To develop and review syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies, assessment and teaching and learning strategies in the department.
• To oversee day-to-day management, control and operation of course provision within the department, including effective deployment of staff and physical resources.
• To actively monitor and follow up pupil progress
• To implement School Policies and Procedures, e.g. Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety
• To work with colleagues to formulate aims, objectives and strategic plans for the department which have coherence and relevance to the needs of pupils and to the aims, objectives and strategic plans of the School.

Curriculum
• To liaise with the Deputy Head to ensure the delivery of an appropriate, comprehensive, high quality and cost-effective curriculum programme which complements the School Improvement Plan/School Evaluation.
• To be accountable for the development and delivery of the Department's curriculum.
• To keep up to date with and respond to national developments in the subject area and teaching practice and methodology.

Pastoral System:
• To be familiar with the School's Child Protection Policy and to report concerns to the designated Child Protection Officer.
• To ensure the Behaviour Management system is implemented in the department so that effective learning can take place.
• To monitor and support the overall progress and development of pupils within the department.
• To monitor pupil attendance together with pupils' progress and performance, with the class teacher, in relation to targets set for each individual; ensuring that follow-up procedures are adhered to and that appropriate action is taken where necessary.

Teaching:
• To undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale teacher.

Other Specific Duties:
• To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission, ethos and policies and to encourage and ensure staff and pupils to follow this example.
• To continue personal professional development as agreed.
• To engage actively in the performance review process.
• To comply with the school's Health and Safety policy and undertake risk assessments as appropriate.

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.

You must be a fully qualified teacher, be able to offer 2 references and have a DBS on the Update Service or be willing to complete one.

Please note - due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to reply to successful applicants.



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