Banda School Key Stage 1 Class Teacher Jobs in Kenya

Banda School Key Stage 1 Class Teacher Jobs in Kenya

The post holder will report to the Head of Lower School and will be accountable to the
Headmistress

Main Duties:

  • To take responsibility for planning and implementing appropriate work programmes for
    all children in the designated class, within the framework of the National Curriculum,
    school policies and schemes of work.
  • To support and drive the ethos, aims and values of the school.
  • To maintain and use assessment records and report on pupils’ progress to staff, and to
    parents and carers, in accordance with school policy.
  • To manage a Class Assistant within the classroom.

    Account-abilities:
  • To plan work for the class in accordance with National Curriculum, school policies,
    schemes of work and in co-operation with the Heads of Department, Head of Lower
  • School and Head Teacher to ensure that all children experience a broad, balanced,
    relevant and stimulating curriculum relevant to their age.
  • To ensure that the learning experience matches the individual needs of the children in
    your class – giving each child an opportunity to achieve to the best of his/her capability.
  • To make appropriate educational provision for children with learning difficulties and for
    those children with EAL, with support from The Banda’s Learning Support Department.
  • To evaluate your teaching and use this evaluation to improve and develop teaching
    strategies.
  • To provide well-planned, creative and engaging learning experiences for children with
    opportunities for them to manage their own learning and become independent thinkers.
  • To create a secure, happy and stimulating environment, maintaining the highest
    standards of organisation and discipline.
  • To follow and implement school policies and procedures.
  • To create engaging and interactive displays of a high standard both in the classroom
    and in other areas of the School.
  • To arrange for resources, equipment and materials to be available in such a way that
    they are properly cared for, easily accessible and will encourage the children to become
    more responsible and independent learners.
  • To maintain close relationships with colleagues and work together to develop and
    implement short and medium term plans in line with the agreed schemes of work.
  • To consistently assess children’s progress, maintain records and provide written reports
    to parents.
  • To communicate regularly and effectively to parents about children’s progress and
    attainment in a positive, professional and polite manner.
  • To ensure that the school’s aims and objectives in relation to the curriculum, equal
    opportunities and behaviour are promoted in every day classroom organisation and practice.
  • To be committed to the school’s
    Continuing Professional Development programme.
  • To play an active role in the general life of the school.
  • To undertake required duties and attend regular staff meetings and INSETS, before,
    during and after school hours.
  • To assist, where necessary, in extra-curricular sporting, dramatic and musical events.
  • To organise and take pupils on field trips in a safe and secure manner.
  • To work closely with colleagues from Year 2 and the Learning Support Department.
  • To ensure confidentiality concerning pupils, parents, colleagues and school business.
  • To maintain professional levels of conduct and adhere to the School’s dress code.

    The Banda School Person Specification Lower School

    The Year 1 Class Teacher needs to:

  • Be a fully qualified teacher with Key Stage 1 training and experience.
  • Have experience of working in British curriculum schools.
  • Be able to build good relationships with parents and families.
  • Be able to build good relationships with colleagues.
  • Be able to create a stimulating and engaging learning environment.
  • Be able to use initiative, show flexibility and be adaptable.
  • Be pro-active as a part of The Banda teaching team.
  • Be punctual and use preparation time appropriately.
  • Be a good communicator with adults and children.
  • Show good organisational skills.
  • Show a competent level of written English.
  • Be able to use ICT in teaching. Familiarity with using Interactive Whiteboards and iPads
    is important.
  • Present a clean Certificate of Good Conduct or International Certificate of Child Protection.
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupils.
  • Keep up to date with educational developments and best educational practice from UK.
  • The post holder will have the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the
    children and young persons for whom he / she is responsible, or with whom he / she comes into
    contact, and will be expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Safeguarding
    Child Protection Policy at all times.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Banda School Key Stage 1 Class Teacher Jobs in Kenya

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