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Teacher of EAL & English – Full Time

Start Date: January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Salary: £17,500 – £24,500 (dependent upon experience)

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 19th October 2018

Location –Denbigh

About Myddelton Education Ltd

We are a highly ambitious education investment company that is looking to expand its current portfolio. We have just opened, successfully our flagship school, Myddelton College (Denbigh); a Microsoft Global Showcase School and are in partnership with another highly ranked Independent UK Boarding School (Adcote School for Girls). Our plans over the next five years are for rapid expansion, and we are seeking somebody looking for a long term position to join us.

Main Purpose of the Role

To teach EAL to our international students.  This will involve a variety of one to one and small class teaching. You will also contribute to the effective running of the department and the College and to provide support and guidance to the students as part of the pastoral team.

To teach English to GCSE and potentially A-level, contribute to the effective running of the department and college through active participation in the development of the college and to provide support and guidance to the students as part of the pastoral team.

As Myddelton College is a full boarding school, there is also the expectation that clubs and enrichment activities will also be offered by all staff.

 EAL Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure high quality provision for EAL pupils both in intervention groups and in the wider school, where possible.
  • Assist in the preparation, reviewing and evaluation of units of work in the EAL department.
  • Assist in the process of identifying pupils needing EAL support on entry to the College.
  • Liaise with members of the department and other faculties to develop effective provision for pupils.
  • Teach individuals or small groups of pupils as appropriate.
  • Assist in organising and running clubs for EAL students.
  • Ensure that lessons are appropriately challenging with stimulating teaching and learning resources.
  • Manage resources effectively.
  • Attend meetings to help plan for and support EAL pupils.
  • Conduct baseline assessments and produce assessment data on pupils taught and supported by the department.
  • Ensure up–to-date assessment information (both formative and summative) is completed on individual students and updated half termly or as and when required.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of EAL support for identified students by completing systems to track students’ progress and use information to inform teaching and learning.
  • Prepare reports for both teaching staff and parents on individual students’ progress.
  • Work collaboratively, when required, with other teaching staff to disseminate best practice and resources for effective teaching of EAL across the College.
  • Promote the highest standards of achievement for all pupils working in the department.
  • Attend parents’ evenings to discuss progress of students.
  • Attend internal and external CPD where required in order to develop personal practice and assist with whole College development of EAL good practice in the classroom.

English Teaching Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teaching and Assessment
  • To plan lessons for courses, having due regard to the curriculum.
  • To teach pupils, according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work.
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.
  • To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual pupils and groups of pupils.
  • To participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external examinations.
  1. Educational Methods
  • To share, advise and co-operate with others on the preparation, development and review of teaching programmes and materials, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.
  • To make appropriate use of textbooks, ICT and other learning resources.
  • To review methods of teaching and learning activities from time to time.
  • To keep up-to-date with research and developments in subject(s) taught.
  1. Working with others
  • To participate in relevant meetings – departmental, staff, pastoral, INSET.
  • To contribute to the programme for the induction and assessment of newly qualified and trainee teachers.
  • To supervise any person providing support within the classroom.
  1. Communication with Parents
  • To communicate and consult with parents via year group consultation evenings.
  • To liaise with the Head of Department and the relevant Head of School when further communication is deemed necessary
  1. Staff Development
  • To participate in the school’s Professional Review arrangements.
  • To take responsibility for own professional development and to set objectives for improvements.
  • To participate in arrangements for further training and professional development as a teacher.
  1. Wider School Life
  • To contribute to the College activity programme
  • To complete one evening boarding duty per fortnight (non-residential)
  • To compete one weekend boarding duty per term (non-residential)
  1.  General Notes

The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of the Directors’ Conditions of Employment.

This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent in carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed.

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed regularly and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute as appropriate to the extra- curricular and pastoral life of this busy boarding and day school.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • An ability to work in high intensity, demanding environment with demands placed upon you at every and any hour of the day.
  • A sense of humour to get you through.
  • To be sympathetic to worried pupils and parents.
  • To present a welcoming and friendly aspect towards all visitors to the school.
  • To be aware of all events taking place in the school.
  • To be flexible in all matters.

Myddelton College is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 19th October 2018

To have an informal chat about the post or Myddelton College in general, please contact the headteacher: headteacher@myddeltoncollege.co.uk

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