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Teacher

Posted on:  05-May-2022
Job Req ID:  1310
Division:  School (SCH)
Department:  Secondary (40000596)

English Learning Support Teacher

 

Outline

An English Learning Support Teacher will aim to provide learners who have been identified with English Literacy concerns with specifically directed support, either individually or in group work. 

 

An English Learning Support Teacher is directly line managed by the Head of Learning Support. 

 

Overview

  • Model the core values in their actions and use restorative methods during communications with staff, students, and parents.
  • Reflect on the agreed values of the school and help students to practice our agreed expectations of behaviour in line with these values following all Behaviour Policies and guidelines at TISPC.
  • To coordinate and plan with the HoLS directed English support activities for identified learners.
  • To monitor ongoing progress for the identified learners and provide reports and feedback to HoLS, Parents, and learners where appropriate.
  • To facilitate engaging learning experiences, founded on English literacy skills that benefit and meet the learning needs of identified learners.

 

Responsibilities

The English Learning Support Teacher has the following responsibilities:

  1. Plan and prepare lesson plans that meet core objectives and principles and are in line with the curriculum goals.
  2. Prepare instructional aids and supplemental teaching materials and resources consistent with learning objectives and student needs.
  3. Select and requisition appropriate books, instructional aids, and school supplies as needed.
  4. Deliver lessons using a variety of differentiated instructional techniques that are appropriate to the academic level and meet the diverse needs of students.
  5. Maximize the appropriate use of the technology available as an instructional tool.
  6. Teach grammar and syntax, vocabulary and word usage and other principles of the English language.
  7. Promote students' understanding of and appreciation for literature.
  8. Develop students' verbal skills including reading out loud, discussion and debate.
  9. Develop students' writing skills.
  10. Encourage the development of critical thinking skills.
  11. Create a safe and flexible classroom environment conducive to optimal student learning.
  12. Help students to work independently and collaboratively in groups.
  13. Establish and maintain standards of student behaviour that conform to school policies and promote learning in the classroom.
  14. Encourage student responsibility, cooperation, tolerance, and mutual respect in a manner consistent with school policies and procedures.
  15. Establish and monitor appropriate behaviour of students in cross-curricular activities.
  16. Track and monitor student learning using a variety of techniques.
  17. Prepare and administer assessments that are curriculum-aligned.
  18. Grade assessments and assignments.
  19. Administer standardized tests in accordance with testing programs.
  20. Monitor performance and progress and modify instructional methods to meet individual needs where necessary.
  21. Foster good working relationships with students, teachers, counsellors, administrators, and other stakeholders to support the development and well-being of the students.
  22. Keep parents or guardians informed of students' academic progress and social and behavioural issues.
  23. Coordinate parent/teacher conferences to review students' progress.
  24. Maintain accurate and complete student records.
  25. Participate in staff meetings and training sessions.
  26. Undertake professional development activities to ensure continued professional growth and development of teaching skills.

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