lead practitioner for english (september) in bradford

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£ 25,000 per year
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bradford, west yorkshire
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£ 25,000 per year
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0113 246 2500
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English - Lead Teacher
September 2018

Are you an experienced English Teacher? Are you looking to become a lead practitioner or do you have that experience already? Get in touch!

About the Role:
Lead Practitioners provide pedagogic leadership within the setting and play a key role in raising teaching and learning standards through:
*The leadership of an Academy thematic improvement priority ( e.g. Foundation; e learning ; Citizenship; Enterprise; Functional Skills; Assessment is for Learning; Creativity)
*The quality of their own teaching and
*By supporting the professional development of their colleagues.

The Lead Practitioners at the setting are expected to meet the standards for Advanced Skills Teachers/Specialist Leaders in Education Lead Practitioners fulfil their role by:
*Working with other teachers on classroom management and teaching methods / providing model lessons:
*Leading professional development activities through our Visible Learning Community;
*Running workshops and sharing practice on whole school strategic issues such as behaviour for learning, differentiation, assessment is for learning, functional skills, thematic or contextualised learning, creativity etc
*Modelling how to tailor work more sharply to meet the needs of individuals and groups of students
*Building on existing best practice in the Academy to improve the quality of feedback through marking
*Matching teaching approaches to learner learning styles
*Acting as a consultant to teams of colleagues developing strategies for learners experiencing difficulties.
*Demonstrating model lessons Disseminating best practice based on educational research
*Using educational research and development to enhance existing practice;
*Acting as a link with other external organisations e.g. SSAT in implementing strategies for dealing with challenging behaviour and promoting inclusion;
*Co-ordinating the assessment and analysis of results and developing action planning.
*Recommending strategies for effective intervention to raise standards of attainment and progress for individuals and groups of learners Producing high quality teaching materials
*Updating existing schemes for learning and supporting their introduction;
*Leading the development of pedagogy to enhance the progress of students of all abilities
*Developing schemes of work to support existing teaching. Advising on professional development
*Designing and delivering professional development activities including undertaking lesson observations and feedback;
*Leading a professional learning group as identified through our Visible Learning Community;
*Participating in the planning and delivery of focused Visible Learning training days;
*Supporting the induction of new to profession/new to school teachers
*Participating in the performance management of other teachers;
*Assisting in the performance review of teachers experiencing difficulty.
*Coaching colleagues to ensure Academy policies are implemented In addition our lead practitioners effectiveness in teaching and learning will enable them to be very effective in supporting whole Academy priorities for example:
*Providing workshops for learners on key borderlines;
*Providing targeted support for particular groups of learners, e.g. most able; disaffected learners, disadvantaged learners, EAL etc.

If you feel that this is the kind of challenge you are looking for please apply to this job online with an updated CV.