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Teacher of Media Studies

SHIPLAKE COLLEGE

Shiplake, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire

Published
17-06-2019
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SHIPLAKE COLLEGE
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Published:
17-06-2019
Expires:
15-07-2019
Job id:
LJA-74126582
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Education & Childcare

Teacher of Media Studies

Starting September 2019

Part-Time (10 Hours Per Week)

Shiplake College is a dynamic and forward-looking school, rated Excellent

in all ISI inspection categories, with an inclusive environment that aims to

bring out the best in all students.

This is a superb opportunity for someone who has a degree in media or

closely related subject, to join our dynamic, innovative and happy school.

The role would suit an enthusiastic, creative teacher committed to the

highest standards of teaching and learning. Applications are welcomed from

both NQTs and more experienced teachers who have the ability to inspire,

motivate and teach Media Studies A Level.

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to become involved

with the busy and varied co-curricular programme available to students.

Shiplake has its own salary scale.

Closing Date: Monday 24 June 2019 at 10.00am

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 24 June

Informal pre-application discussions and visits to the College are welcome.

Please contact Moya Flynn on 07739 345171 or 01189 405218.

A job/person specification and an application form can be obtained from:

www.shiplake.org.uk/vacancies

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Shiplake College is an equal opportunities employer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Post Title:   Teacher of Media Studies

 

Reporting to:  Head of Media Studies

 

Role Profile

The Teacher of Media Studies is responsible for:

  • Delivering the Media Studies curriculum to the highest possible standard

  • Supporting the stated aims of the College as given in the Staff Handbook and the College Development Plan

  • Operating within the context of a boarding/day school

  • Carry out a share of school duties and co-curricular activities, including games where appropriate

     

The key tasks of the role involve undertaking the duties detailed below.

 

Essential Requirements

  • A degree in Media Studies or closely related subject

  • Excellent subject knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills with pupils, parents and staff

  • Ability to teach A Level

  • Must be prepared to attend internal and external training days

  • Ability to review and implement effective programmes of study in line with the examination specification requirements

  • Keep abreast of relevant curricular and educational developments

  • Assessing and monitoring of pupil progress

  • Ability to contribute to the development of teaching and learning materials across the College

  • Must be enthusiastic and able to motivate and inspire pupils

  • Good ICT skills

  • Manage pupil learning through effective teaching in accordance with the Media Studies Departments schemes of work and policies

  • Ensure continuity, progression and cohesiveness in all teaching

  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to engage all pupils, and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils

  • Set and mark prep regularly, (in accordance with the Colleges prep policy), to consolidate and extend learning and to encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own learning

  • Work with the Learning Support staff to support all pupils

  • Work effectively as a member of the Science Department team to improve the quality of teaching and learning

  • Set high expectations for all pupils, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement

  • Ability to work in an enthusiastic manner bringing new ideas and suggestions

  • Use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect that allows pupils to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem

  • Support individual pupils and groups of pupils through attendance of such events as recitals, concerts, plays and major extra-curricular events

  • Attend special school events as reasonably directed by the Headmaster, including whole College and House assemblies

 

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting, and Accountability

  • Be immediately responsible for the processes of identification, assessment, recording and reporting for the pupils in their charge

  • Assess pupils work frequently in line with departmental and school policy and use the results to inform future planning, teaching and curricular development

  • Be familiar with school assessment and reporting procedures and to prepare and present informative, helpful and accurate reports to parents

  • Monitor unexplained absences or patterns of absence; which should be reported immediately to the academic tutor or House staff

     

    Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • Essential to keep up-to-date with research and developments in pedagogy and Media and the Arts in particular

     

    Professional Standards and Development

  • Be a role model to pupils through personal presentation, dress and professional conduct

  • Arrive in class, on or before the start of the lesson, and begin and end lessons on time

  • Cover for absent colleagues as required and assist with examination invigilation as requested

  • Co-operate with the employer in all matters concerning Health and Safety and specifically to take reasonable care of their own Health & Safety, and that of any other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work

  • Be familiar with the College and Science Department handbooks and support all the Colleges policies

  • Establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues and associate staff

  • Strive for personal and professional development through active involvement in the Schools appraisal system and performance management procedures

  • Liaise effectively with parents and with other agencies with responsibility for pupils education and welfare

  • Be familiar with and implement the relevant requirements of the current SEN Code of Practice

  • Consider the needs of all pupils within lessons (and to implement specialist advice) especially those who: have SEN; are gifted and talented; are not yet fluent in English

     

    N.B: Every subject teacher will be expected to undertake tutorial responsibilities. This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder. It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the School in relation to the post holders professional responsibilities and duties.

     

Any other duties as reasonable required by your Head of Department or member of the Senior Management Team

 

Outline Salary and Conditions

  • A competitive starting salary in accordance with experience and qualifications. Shiplake College has its own salary structure

  • Teachers pension scheme is available

  • Hours will be by agreement with successful candidate

  • Excellent free lunch and supper when on duty

  • Free gym membership and use of the College open air swimming pool (summer term)

  • Shiplake College complies with standard employment legislation regarding retirement

  • Accommodation may be available onsite

 

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Shiplake College is an equal opportunities employer.

Person Specification Teacher of Media Studies

 

Essential

Desirable

Educational Attainment

 

Degree in Media Studies or closely related subject

 

 

Yes

 

Knowledge and Experience

 

Excellent subject knowledge

 

Ability to motivate and inspire pupils and colleagues

 

Ability to review and implement effective programmes of study in line with examination specification requirements

 

Good knowledge of current pedagogy

 

Ability to teach GCSE

 

Ability to teach Key Stage 3

 

Ability to teach A Level Science

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Skills and Abilities

 

Highly effective communicator

 

Good leadership skills

 

Good ICT skills

 

Ability and enthusiasm for using technology in the classroom

 

Good time management

 

Experience with using Google applications, e.g. Drive, Classroom

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Personal Qualities and Interests

 

Passion for teaching and learning

 

A love of their subject

 

Motivation and interest in further personal development

 

Enthusiasm for working with young people

A commitment to continued professional learning

 

Commitment to become involved with a varied co-curricular programme

 

Reliable

 

Self-reliance and self-motivation

 

Empathy

 

Ability to drive a minibus

 

First aid qualification

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 


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Published:
17-06-2019
Expires:
15-07-2019
Job id:
LJA-74126582
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Education & Childcare
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