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Cambian Great Dunmow School is an independent specialist provision that provides relevant, positive and high-quality education experiences and support for your child. We cater for children and young people aged 11 to 19 with ongoing social, emotional and mental health difficulties with associated complex needs.
Core Purpose of the Instructor
In consultation with the Deputy Head Teacher and Head Teacher undertake other identified areas of responsibility as necessary to ensure effective delivery of the school’s curriculum
Seek to enhance educational standards by the effective development and implementation of an aspirational and engaging curriculum across the Key stages taught that strengthens the abilities and ambitions of our students.
To ensure that parents, students and staff are informed of progress towards individual and whole school targets.
To deliver good and outstanding teaching and learning across the curriculum areas taught.
To continue to develop standards of attainment, achievement and progress in the subjects taught.
To develop, monitor, evaluate and review engaging, relevant and innovative schemes of work in each year group, which will enable students of all abilities to make excellent progress and achieve the best possible outcomes.
To develop and enhance the teaching of their own practice, implementing improvements where required.
To work with the Deputy Head Teacher to develop a responsive and innovative curriculum in the subjects taught.
To ensure that a rich and creative curriculum permeates within and beyond the classroom.
To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information concerning all key stages taught.
To evaluate the performance data of pupils and take appropriate action on issues arising – setting realistic deadlines where necessary and reviewing progress on the action taken.
To produce reports on assessment performance, including the use of data
To attend appropriate training conferences and foster your own professional development so that the school promotes external expectations of best practice
To act as a role model, leading by example
Knowledge and willingness to be trained in positive approaches to working with challenging behaviours associated with learning barriers (e.g. MAPA).
To undertake such other duties that are reasonably compatible with the role of instructor.
To report to the Head Teacher in the event of awareness of bad practice, maladministration or health and safety issues.
To undertake such other duties and responsibilities reasonably consistent with the role as may be required from time to time as determined by the Deputy Head Teacher or Head Teacher.
This post is subject to full DBS checking. The following will be tested in application/ interview
Qualifications & Experience.
Eligibility to work in the UK and a teaching qualification or relevant experience in delivering education sessions
Suitable education qualifications such as A levels or a degree
Clean and current car driving licence
Good ICT Proficiency
Successful experience of implementing positive behaviour support strategies
Knowledge of inclusive education that challenges students to reach meaningful outcomes for increased independence;
Knowledge of current curriculum developments in the subjects to be taught
Knowledge of child and adult safeguarding procedures;
Understanding of the principles of good curriculum provision.
Ability to attend work punctually and reliability;
Ability to communicate to an array of stakeholders;
Ability to produce accurate and legible written material, plans and reports to meet deadlines;
Setting high standards for self and being a role model for students and staff
Prioritise, and manage own time effectively
Commitment to inclusive education
Adaptability to changing circumstances/new ideas
Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.
Great Dunmow, Essex – Instructor [SYS-5154]