Level - Middle & High School Specialization - English Language and Literature Education Qualification - Bachelors Native English Speakers Responsibilities To provide effective leadership and management and thereby build and maintain an effective teaching team which continually enhances the quality of learning and achievement.
To inspire department members by personal example and hard work. To effectively manage the human resources at the department’s disposal, including teaching, non-teaching and support staff.
To create a vision, sense of purpose and pride in the department. To co-ordinate the production and maintenance of the Department SEF and Action Plans and to implement, monitor and evaluate all of its policies and documentation.
To be responsible for continuously improving the quality of teaching and learning in the department. To be responsible for maintaining discipline in the department including supporting staff during lessons when appropriate.
To play a major role as a middle manager in the development of all aspects of the school, including its policies and their implementation.
To develop and maintain effective methods of communication with the Principal, CLT, other staff, pupils, parents, governors, external agencies and the wider community.
To identify and applaud areas of success for individual teachers and the department. To help create an effective team by promoting collective approaches to problemsolving and curricular / department development, eg consult when writing the development plan and produce resources as a team.
To chair and produce the agenda for effective department meetings. To ensure minutes are made, kept secure and others informed as appropriate.
To implement school assessment and target setting policies and make effective use of data to monitor and evaluate the achievement and attainment of pupils in the subject.
A portfolio of examplar work moderated against grade descriptors should be maintained. To initiate / maintain the provision of extra-curricular activities, eg the use of resources after school / during lunch-breaks or a club, etc.
Effective Deployment of Resources required for the development of the department