To plan and deliver an appropriate Curriculum to all 6th Form pupils in the given class group and potentially to a range of pupils across the school in the field of Horticulture.
To oversee and offer advice on Horticulture projects relating to the school as a whole.
To identify and address a broad range of emotional and learning needs, to provide effective teaching and to be responsible for creating a therapeutic, safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment that enables pupils to succeed to their fullest potential.
To identify and address the individual needs of pupils with demand avoidance and challenging behaviour who struggle to take part in conventional classroom learning with their peer group.
To provide effective teaching and be responsible for creating a therapeutic, safe, stimulating and supportive environment that enables a pupil to succeed in their learning.
To develop and maintain a suitable educational programme with flexibility and creativity in delivering teaching.
General Task Description
Teaching & LearningMonitoring attendance and punctuality of pupils Organising and implementing the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum where applicable and relevant accredited schemes. Organising and implementing Literacy and Numeracy programmes for a range of pupils including assessment and evaluation. Teaching with a lively, rich and enthusiastic lesson delivery (and with attention to multi-sensory strategies) in keeping with the Steiner/Waldorf ethos of the school Have a good, up-to-date working knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, and maintain IEP's, lesson planning, behaviour support and management plans and risk assessments in line with the school's procedures and policy
Relationships with children and young peopleEnsure pupils achieve their full educational potential and demonstrate positive values, attitudes and behaviour Implementing strategies and supporting pupils in self-esteem and confidence-building activities Listening to and helping pupils resolve a range of issues that are creating barriers to learning Drawing up agreed action plans with pupils, outlining the aims of the mentoring
FrameworksMaintain an up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers; Work within the policies, proceedures and agreed practice of the School and contribute to their development as required
Achievement and diversityUnderstand how pupils develop and how progress is affected by a range of influences. Know how to make effective personalised provision for those you teach. Understand the roles of colleagues and the contributions they can make to the learning, development and well-being of pupils. Developing in advance of admission, implementing, and up-dating inclusion programmes in consultation with the Head of Education
Health and well-beingBe aware of current legal requirements, national policies and guidance on the safeguarding and promotion of the well-being of pupils, including school policies; Know how to identify potential abuse or neglect and follow safeguarding procedures; Know how to identify and support pupils whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes to their circumstances. To undertake risk assessments for individual students, activities and working areas To ensure the health and safety of students in line with the school's policy To ensure all accidents/incidents are recorded and reported by the end of a working day
PlanningPlan for progression across the age and ability range and design effective learning. To develop and implement medium and short term planning at least one week in advance of delivery Differentiate planning to meet the needs of pupils and reflect IEPS/ behaviour plans as appropriate Make sure all planning is available to Head of Education at the beginning of term and to Senior LSA's at any given time.
Learning environmentEstablish a purposeful and safe learning environment conducive to learning and establish a clear framework for classroom discipline using the Waldorf principles, guidelines, structure and routine. To create displays within the learning environment which support learning and achievement. Ensure your Classroom has up to date educational display as well as creating a therapeutic environment.