Westside Academy Recruitment
School Chemistry Teacher
To provide outstanding teaching to create a vibrant and distinctive culture for learning for the students.
To ensure all Westside Academy students are able to thrive and engage in both academic and vocational learning to achieve above and beyond their highest potential whilst developing personal and employability skills.
To plan and execute a diverse programme that meets individual learner needs within Chemistry.
Managing quality of teaching and learning within Chemistry.
Working with partners and sponsors effectively to enhance the students learning.
Understanding national standards within the subject area and ensuring these are followed.
Using effective target setting systems for all students within Chemistry.
Identifying effective intervention and mentoring strategies for students within Chemistry.
Attending College meetings and committees as required.
To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher/Form Tutor.
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth teaching.
Teach consistently high quality lessons.
Plan and deliver schemes of work and lessons that meet the requirements of Westside Academy.
Be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in Chemistry.
Follow schemes of work for Chemistry at all key stages.
Promote aspects of Personal Development related to Chemistry.
Updating professional knowledge and expertise as appropriate to keep up to date with developments in teaching practice and methodology, in general, and in the curriculum area of Chemistry.
Ensuring a high quality learning environment within the Chemistry area Assessment, Feedback and Tracking.
Contributing to the College’s Enrichment programme, including a willingness to participate in occasional overnight visits.
Undertaking such other duties as are commensurate with the post and which may reasonably be required by the Principal.
Teaching students according to their educational needs, including the appropriate setting and marking of work to be carried out by the students.
Assessing, recording and reporting on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students whilst keeping electronic records as required.
Contributing to reports and references relating to individual students.
Ensuring that ICT, Literacy and Numeracy are part of the teaching and learning experience of students.
Ensuring a high quality learning experience for students, which meets internal and external quality standards.
Preparing and regularly updating subject materials.
Using a variety of delivery methods, which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and demands of the syllabus.
Maintaining discipline in accordance with Westside Academy procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and independent learning.
Undertaking assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, departmental and College procedures.
Marking and grading students’ work which enables you to give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback.
Supporting and motivating students to allow them to grow and enhance their own skills in both achieving qualifications and work ready.
Proven record of success as an outstanding Chemistry Teacher.
At least 2-4years previous teaching experience.
Have a minimum of HND.
A school secretary performs a variety of clerical, secretarial, and other minor administrative functions required for the operation of school sites and other instructional programs; performs other related duties as required.
Demonstrate an excellent secretarial skills, general bookkeeping skills, organizational and filing skills, and the ability to use electronic equipment for word processing, data management, information retrieval, visual presentations, and telecommunications.
Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or an equivalent computer program.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
Demonstrate appropriate telephone etiquette, with proper voice inflection.
Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community, including difficult and emotional situations.
Organize and maintain an efficient and effective office that handles a variety of tasks for the administration, faculty, students, and parents of the school.
Perform secretarial and clerical tasks of a varied nature. Many tasks will require a thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations of the school and school system and the frequent exercise of independent judgment within the scope of the authority granted by the Principal.
Maintain a current school calendar of events and use of facilities.
Maintain efficient and well organized electronic and paper data collection and filing systems, including confidential student and personnel files.
Arrange appointments and maintain a schedule for the Principal and assigned staff.
Make announcements and operate the school intercom systems.
Assist the Principal in the preparation of reports and documents by creating graphics and displays, using word processing and data management, creating an attractive presentation, copying, collating, and distributing final products.
Create forms, compile and organize data and information necessary for the efficient operation of the office, the completion of required district and State data collections, and the completion of the Principal’s responsibilities. Complete all required monthly and yearly end reports in a timely fashion.
Order and maintain office supplies.
Maintain inventories of books, materials, and equipment of the school.
Supervise assigned secretarial and clerical assistants.
Create and maintain a clean, attractive, orderly, safe, and efficient office environment.
Distribute mail and handle correspondence of the office, responding to routine requests for information, and transcribing, word processing, and proofing letters and responses.
Type, reproduce and distribute notices to staff, students and parents.
Ensure that all communications from the office meet proper written and oral English standards.
Act as a receptionist, greeting visitors, answering telephone calls in a pleasant and efficient manner, and communicating effectively in routine, sensitive, and confidential matters.
Register new students, secure appropriate student records, maintain confidential student records, and transfer records for students moving to other schools.
Maintain attendance data for each staff member. Prepare attendance reports, coordinated with payroll data, as required.