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Primary Cover Teacher for Term 3 (Key Stage 2)

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 28 February 2021

 

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD 12 April till 25 June 2021

LOCATION

Dover Court International School - Singapore

JOB PURPOSE

To provide stimulating lessons that provide opportunities for all students to learn and make good progress

REPORTING TO

Principal and Primary Headteacher (Line Manager will be the Year Group Leader)

DIRECT REPORTS

None

OTHER KEY RELATIONSHIP

Year Group Leader Leader, Deputy Headteacher - Primary, Progress Leaders, NAU Coordinator, Global Campus Coordinator, Teaching Assistant

 

KEY RESULT AREA

MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE

Engagement and Interaction – School Ambassador to Internal Community

  • Fully support the school’s Safeguarding policy and know the reporting procedures to follow in case of a Child Protection issue
  • To promote the ‘Be Ambitious’ programme 

§  To promote high standards of work amongst the students

  • Be involved in the organisation of Year Group aspects of special days, festivals, house events, assemblies, special focus weeks etc
  • Contribute to the provision of subject or Year Group related trips and expeditions
  • Contribute to Year Group Newsletter articles

 

§  Students are safe and ready to learn

 

Learning and Teaching

  • Teach according to the needs of the students in the class
  • Sharing good practice with other colleagues
  • Provide students with appropriate information that allows them to know where they are and what they need to do to improve
  • Provide assessment data as required by the Year Group for tracking
  • Provide assessment data as required for whole school reporting and tracking
  • Contact parents on academic matters, including follow up on reports, parents’ conferences etc.
  • The delivery of lessons that always aim to be Outstanding and are at least Good
  • Student attainment meets or exceeds targets
  • Work Scrutiny shows clear progression of students’ work and a clear dialogue of feedback

§  Parents feel part of the learning process.

KEY RESULT AREA 

MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE

  • Liaise with Year Group Leader to contribute to an annual requisition.
  • Maintain good quality display in classrooms and public areas which relate to the children’s learning
  • Liaise with Year Group Leaders regarding any students causing concern, initiate remedial action
  • Liaise with Learning Support Dept regarding provision mapping of Individual Education Plans for students.
  • Liaise with EAL Dept regarding further support required for students
  • Offer exciting Extra Curricular opportunities that meet the needs of the children 
  • Provide occasional cover for absent colleagues
  • Supervise children on a duty rota
  • Supervise examinations
  • Be responsible for personal health and safety and know how to report H&S concerns

 

The teacher plays an active part in a wide range of the life of the school, both in and out of the classroom

The school operates in a safe and organised manner

 

Planning and Preparation

  • Plan and prepare for lessons engaging lessons that meet the requirements of the year group and the primary school. 

 

  • The delivery of lessons that always aim to be Outstanding and are at least Good

 

Professional and Personal Development

  • Continual development through the identification and implementation of your own Personal Development Plan
  • Play a full part in internal and external CPD opportunities including staff meetings

 

  • Improved performance
  • Performance appraisal
  • Personal Development Plan

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS – Skills Knowledge and Experience

§  Degree plus a teaching qualification

§  Good working knowledge of the English National Curriculum (including National Curriculum assessment)

§  Excellent classroom practice 

  • Understanding of effective teaching and learning theory, and practice of, providing effectively for the individual needs of all children through classroom organization, differentiation and learning strategies 
  • Proven ability to develop good personal relationships within a team
  • High level of IT competence

 

Essential

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS – Skills Knowledge and Experience

§  CELTA/DELTA or Equivalent

§  International Experience 

  • Understanding of IPC Structure and Philosophy
  • Knowledge of EAL in the mainstream
  • Proven ability to develop opportunities for parental involvement
  • Use of ISAMS

 

Desirable

Personal Attributes

  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible
  • Continually strive for improvement

 

 

Other 

  • Hold a current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent for countries lived in outside of the UK.
  • Compliance with visa requirements for working in Singapore
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils. And the willingness to undertake appropriate child protection training when required

PHILOSOPHY AND VALUES

We are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that:

§  There is no limit to what every person can achieve.

§  Creativity and challenge help us get better every day. 

§  Learning should be personalised.

§  Unique global opportunities enhance the learning experience. 

 

The NAE Commitment

At Nord Anglia Education, we work every day to inspire our schools, our students and our employees to be the best they can be, and we are ambitious for them all to achieve more than they thought possible in their personal, social and academic endeavours. Within our family of schools, this aspiration is underpinned by a commitment to always act with respect, integrity, openness, courage and ambition. These qualities are the foundation of how we approach our work and roles within NAE and are shared by everyone in our global family.

 

Promote and embodies  The CORE 7 Leadership Capabilities: 

  • Accountable – Establishes a high performing culture and accepts accountability for organisational performance.
  • Strategic – Leads opportunity and is committed to continuous improvement aligned with the organisational vision and direction
  • Collaborative – Works collaboratively with others to achieve organisational outcomes
  • Entrepreneurial – Creates organisational value for diverse stakeholders and achieves commercial success
  • Enabling – Drives excellence through valuing and developing others
  • Agile – Achieves personal and organisational success within a changing, dynamic and complex environment
  • Resilient – Demonstrates personal resilience within a demanding environment of high expectations

§  Role-model the ‘Be Ambitious’ philosophy each day

  • Feedback as a valued member of the team and the wider organisation