Teacher’s General Job Description
JFK is a unique small school with family at the heart of its mission. We believe that learning can always be found inside and outside the classroom. At JFK each child is supported and encouraged to find and develop their own learning experience.
JFK staff are expected to foster a professional environment through supporting the core values of the school.
Responsibilities Specific to the Role of Teacher of Mathematics
- To effectively plan, teach and assess Mathematics to Year 6 to Year 9.
- To develop the subject scope and sequence documents inline with the IMYC curriculum and KS2 and KS3 documents with the Curriculum Coordinator.
- To incorporate the IPC and IMYC themes into the Mathematics where links can be made
- To utilize the IMYC Assessment for Learning Documents and Student Portfolio every term
- To take responsibility for the ordering and managing of the Mathematics equipment, stocks and supplies.
- To set and mark regular homework
- To be a proactive member of the STEAM faculty team and support initiatives in the school around STEAM education.
Homeroom: General Responsibilities
- To take the responsibilities of homeroom teacher
- To be present during each morning Homeroom Welcome session which takes place in the 20 minutes preceding the start of class
- To update the electronic register each morning and to monitor absences and late arrivals.
- To liaise with/inform the subject teachers, Head of Middle School and School Director about any issue concerning a student
- To inform parents about any issues, after consultation with the Head of Middle School
- To check the homeroom students’ reports for spelling errors or anomalies of level/attainment
- To write a comment for each child, summarizing the report and the term’s progress
- Ensure safeguarding of students, reporting concerns to the appropriate member of staff
- Create a positive community of mutual respect and support
- Positively embrace different cultures
- Read and adhere to the various policies of the school and support the ethos of the school by upholding the behaviour code, uniform regulations, and other expectations
- If required, act as a tutor to one of the boarding students, providing pastoral care as required
- Be inclusive and supportive in and out of the classroom
- Act as a positive role model for students, exemplifying a positive attitude
- Take at least one after school activities class per week in either the Autumn or Spring Term
- To attend school functions as required
- To do break and lunch duties as required, these may vary between winter and other terms
- Participate in staff meetings, in service training and parents’ meetings as required
- Ensure that all deadlines are met, as published in the school calendar
- For staff over 70% participate in the Autumn Excursion week and/or Spring Overnight trip if required
- Provide cover as and when required by line manager
- Engage in professional development both inside and outside the School.