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Secondary Art Teacher

Location
Cologne, Germany
School
St Georges, The English International School, Duisburg
Contract type
Fixed term contract
Salary
€35,000 to €50,000
Hours
Full time
Posted
25th April 2018
Expires
30th May 2018
Start date
26th August 2018
Job ID
834595
NQTs considered
Yes
  • Start date : 26th August 2018
  • Expires : 30th May 2018
  • Contract type : Fixed term contract
  • NQTs considered : Yes
  • Job ID : 834595

St Georges, The English International School, Duisburg

About the Role:

St George's School Duisburg-Dusseldorf are seeking a Secondary Art Teacher for August 2018.


The Secondary School


St George's Secondary School is a thriving area of the school, comprising over 350 pupils and with over 40 teachers and support staff. The secondary area consists of 3 departments: Middle School for pupils aged 11-14, Upper School for pupils aged 14-16 and Sixth Form for pupils aged 16-18. The secondary school has its own specific facilities and most secondary teachers teacher across the 11-18 age range.

The secondary school is led by the Head of Secondary and Heads of Department are responsible for their respective areas. These are supported by Assistant Heads of Department, as well as Heads of Faculty who coordinate teaching and learning in specific subject areas.


Key Responsibilities

- To always act in the best interests of pupils.
- To support the school's ethos and aims.
- To act in accordance with school policy and the school's Code of Conduct.



Professional Learning Responsibilities

- To maintain thorough and current knowledge in the subject area(s) taught.
- To maintain a full overview of curriculum developments.
- To engage fully with professional learning opportunities, including INSET, working groups and professional learning communities, even where these fall outside core school hours.
- To work collaboratively and support the professional learning of colleagues.
- To engage with evidence and research to direct improvements in teaching and learning.
- To be genuinely reflective towards one's practice and pursue consistent improvement. - To engage fully with structures that support professional learning, including appraisal and observation.



Teaching and Learning Responsibilities

- To teach an approximately 80% teaching timetable, with 20% of time dedicated to preparation.
- To maintain the highest standards of practice in planning, preparation, monitoring, assessment, reporting and feedback, in accordance with school and departmental policy.
- To employ teaching, learning and assessment strategies which meet pupils' individual needs and support differentiated learning.
- To create clear, challenging and achievable expectations for pupils.
- To create a secure learning environment, based on mutual trust and respect, in which pupils feel safe to explore and take risks. - To ensure that all pupils make progress relative to their prior attainment and potential.
- To maintain a stimulating and well-maintained learning environment, paying due care and attention to the quality of resources and displays.



Pastoral and Administrative Responsibilities

- To always act in the interest of pupils' welfare, in accordance with the school's Child Protection Policy.
- To undertake the responsibilities of a class or form tutor, in accordance with school policy.  To apply knowledge and experience in facilitating pupils' holistic development.
- To complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner, in accordance with school and departmental policy. This includes the writing of reports, keeping of registers and maintenance of pupil data.
- To ensure that communication with parents is carried out in a professional and timely manner.
- To make an active contribution to the on-going improvement of policies and procedures of the school.
- To attend and contribute to meetings, for example staff meetings, Parents' Evenings, departmental meetings, and individual parent meetings.



Other Duties and Responsibilities

- To take all reasonable steps to ensure a safe environment for staff, pupils and visitors.
- To carry out an appropriate share of the collective staff responsibility to cover absent colleagues.
- To carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with the published rotas.
- To contribute to the extra -curricular activities programme and other aspects of enrichment within the school, including after school clubs, school trips and events. These may be held after school, at the weekend or on holiday dates.
- To attend all school functions relating to teaching year groups or other year groups as part of the whole school programme.
- To assist with examination invigilation of internal and external examinations.
- To take shared responsibility for the tidiness of communal areas.
- To undertake any reasonable request from the school management, in line with your professional role and level of responsibility, to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the school.


For more information and to see the fantastic benefits package that's available, please look at the Teacher Pack that's attached to this advert

Attachments

Secondary Art Teacher Pack.pdf
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