Our mission is to offer everyone opportunities to develop as high achieving, resilient, healthy, aspirational, caring and fulfilled members of society.
This will be achieved through:
- The development of productive relationships to prepare students for learning and life;
- Outstanding teaching;
- An inspiring and meaningful curriculum;
- The development of effective partnerships for the benefit and wellbeing of our community.
Online School Year 6 and Year 11- Specific Duties:
Teachers make the education of their students their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and self-critical; forge positive professional relationship; and work with parents in the best interests of their students.
PART ONE: PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Teacher are expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct. The following statements define the behaviour and attitudes which set the required standard for conduct throughout the teaching time.
Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within by:
- Treating students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
- Having regard for the need to safeguard students’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provisions
- Showing tolerance of and respect for the rights of others
Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices and maintain high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.
Teachers must understand, and always act within, the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.
All teachers are CRB checked.
PART TWO: TEACHING
Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students
- Establish a safe and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect
- Set goals that stretch and challenge students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions
- Demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of students.
Promote good progress and outcomes by students
- Be accountable for students’ attainment, progress and outcomes.
- Plan teaching to build on students’ capabilities and prior knowledge
- Guide students to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how students learn and how this impact on teaching
- Encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
- Have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain students’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
- Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher’s specialist subject
- If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics
- If teaching early mathematics, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.
Plan and teach well-structured lessons
- Impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of online learning time
- Promote a love of learning and children’s intellectual curiosity
- Set homework to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired
- Reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
- Have high expectations of behaviour, and establish a framework for discipline with a range of a strategies and use of praise
- Maintain good relationships with students, exercise appropriate authority, act decisively when necessary.
Poor students’ attendance can result in:
- Academic Underachievement
- Difficulty in keeping their place
- Loss of child’s confidence and self-esteem
Attendance is essential.