Barton Peveril is a vibrant and innovative sixth form college and this is an exciting opportunity to join our excellent Business & Law Department. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Law committed to ensuring learners fulfil their potential. Working within the Business & Law team you will teach A level Law and BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Law.
Key Role: To provide a high quality teaching and learning environment in which students can achieve their full potential and are prepared in the best possible way for external assessments and examinations.
? To keep up-to-date with relevant curriculum developments and with the information on syllabuses, moderation and assessment.
? To adopt appropriate and varied teaching and learning strategies, including differentiation of work for students with different needs.
? To take positive steps to get to know the individual strengths and weaknesses of the students in each group to enable learning to be achieved more effectively.
? To assist in the development of schemes of learning including the development of teaching materials.
? To consult their line manager and make suggestions regarding textbooks, stationery, equipment, IT software and other resources available within the appropriate area.
? To conform with internal assessment policies on homework, marking, recording and reviewing and adhere to all examination board regulations.
? To ensure the completion of target grade data and summary reviews by the calendared deadlines.
? To review student performance against their target grade and adjust support and offer challenge as appropriate.
? To enter a dialogue with each student about their progress and the actions needed to improve.
? To consult with the subject leader if a student continues to perform below target grade.
? To ensure that the student work is promptly marked and that an up to date online record of weekly homework and assessment grades is kept.
? To complete and record attendance at every lesson according to College Policy.
? To use the appropriate referral systems and procedures when a student is having difficulty with work in spite of help offered, has a poor attendance record, is negligent, unpunctual, hands in work late or not at all.
? To follow the college procedure on setting work for classes when absent from college.
? To attend appropriate calendared meetings.
? To attend Parents’ Evenings, Open Evenings and similar directed events.
? To participate in professional development activities, including subject updating and wider relevant curriculum developments.
? To participate in the College’s Appraisal System. This may include their responsibility and role within the area and setting and reviewing agreed targets on an annual basis / reflecting college objectives and curriculum targets / aims.
? To participate in the induction and mentoring of new staff.
? To take part in college Quality Assurance procedures, such as course reviews, IQRs, setting and monitoring of individual targets for students and courses.
? To contribute to the achievement of course targets for retention and achievement, including added value.
? To participate in a review of student evaluation data on teaching and learning.
? To implement strategies identified in appropriate development plans.
? To participate in peer observation procedures.
? To compile subject references for UCAS and job applications.
? To provide information and advice on progression within the subject in conjunction with the careers department and Tutor / Student Progress Manager.
? To contribute to marketing of the subject through a presence at Open Evenings, Introductory Days and Enrolment.
? To provide enrichment opportunities.
? To implement the College’s Strategic Plan in relation to the teaching area.
? To carry out the professional duties of any subject teacher (see Appendix 4 of the SFCEF Teacher Handbook).
? To participate in the College’s Performance Management system.
? To promote and ensure compliance with all college policies and procedures. In particular, to ensure equality of opportunity and the effective application of health and safety procedures.
? Any other duties required by the Principal, which are reasonable within the purview of the post.