Classics Teacher

Classics Teacher
  • £130 - £200 per day
    DAY
  • Long-Term
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire South Holland
Job Ref: CT121021CT
Sector: Secondary Education
Date Added: 12 October 2021

We are looking for a Teacher of Classics to teach at a school in Leeds from January 2022 until July 2022.

An energetic, hands-on teaching style is needed to explain things to classes that consist of pupils of different experiences and abilities with clarity and enthusiasm, presenting information in an accessible way, demonstrating not just what, but also why and how.

As a Secondary Teacher you will:

  • Plan appropriate and effective lessons ensuring all pupils are learning to the best of their ability.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to pupils.
  • Plan your lessons to meet the Curriculum for Excellence national guidance.
  • Keep up to date with changes and developments to the national teaching curriculum.
  • Work with colleagues to plan and coordinate lessons.
  • Design and maintain classroom display and resources.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet pupils' varying needs and interests.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides pupils with opportunities to observe, question and investigate.
  • Motivate pupils with enthusiastic and creative work schemes using different teaching methods, including solo work, group work, whole-class work, demonstrations, and experiments.
  • Direct the work of learning support and Teaching Assistants (TAs).
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment and follow safeguarding procedures.
  • Attend meetings, parent's evenings and teacher training programmes.
  • Organise outings, after school clubs, school social activities and sports events.
  • Take responsibility for the academic progress of each pupil.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behaviour and procedures for maintaining order among the pupils.
  • Challenge and rectify inappropriate behaviour following the school's behaviour policy.
  • Create a classroom environment that learners respect and work together to achieving learning goals.
  • Encourage pupils to research topics themselves, helping and supporting individual pupils as required.
  • Setting assignments, projects and tests, carrying out continuous assessment, marking pupils' work and writing reports.
  • Carry out administrative work, including keeping a register of pupils, updating records and writing reports.
  • Set and mark homework, record completion and individual pupil progress.
  • Participate in training and development sessions at the school, partner schools or other training organisations.
  • Liaise with senior leadership, parents and external bodies concerning progress, behaviour, child protection and health.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child/children's progress and determine priorities and resource needs.
  • Taking responsibility for the progress and tracking the development of all pupil's concerning Classics, feeding this information back to parents and the Head of Department.
  • Organise subject outings, after school clubs, exam revision classes or school social activities.
  • Perform administrative and supervisory duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall, cafeteria and playground monitoring.

With your considerable subject knowledge and experience of teaching pupil's aged 11 to 16 years, you will be an asset to this school. So, if you are ready to take on a new challenge with this rewarding role, we look forward to receiving your application.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
26/11/2021 10:23:57
GBP 130 200 day
Contact Consultant:
Ben Maher

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