Full time, Permanent, Secondary (Years 7–15), Certificated teacher 

We are looking for an outstanding English teacher to join our motivated and vibrant team in the English Department at ACG Strathallan. Experience of teaching Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level English would be an advantage but not essential.  

Applicants should be suitably qualified and prepared to play an active part in the co-curricular and professional life of the school.  

Located in Karaka, Auckland, ACG Strathallan is a leading, independent, coeducational school. Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment and competitive remuneration.  

Position commences term 1, 2018.
Company
ACG Strathallan
Type
Full Time from January 24th, 2018
Subjects
English
Year Levels
Description

MAIN PURPOSE

  1. To teach effectively
  2. To complete administrative tasks efficiently
  3. To set standards and assist students as required
  4. To oversee the needs of students

KEY TASKS and FUNCTIONS

Professional Knowledge
  • To complete the teaching and assessment programmes at appropriate levels as required in the schemes and by the policies of the College
Professional Development
  • To remain current with educational developments within the subject and participate in related professional development programmes
  • To take responsibility for being up-to-date with developments in technology and its use in the classroom
  • To accept and/or participate in performance appraisals
Teaching Techniques
  • To take responsibility for the learning environment, including the quality of the physical environment and the conditions for orderly and effective teaching
  • To encourage the use of appropriate technology by students in the subject 
  • To prepare resource and assessment material as required 
  • To mark or otherwise assess work thoroughly according to the assessment schedules or other College policies and to record marks and assessment results 
  • To set appropriate projects and additional work for students to do outside normal College classes 
Student Management
  • To provide learning experiences which maximise academic progress
  • To manage student behaviour effectively
  • To support the College standards in relation to student behaviour
Motivation of Students 
  • To motivate each student to achieve their potential in the subject
  • To encourage appropriate study and independent learning skills in students
  • To provide additional academic and pastoral support as needed for students 
Effective Communication 
  • To report to and meet with parents as required
  • To action promptly, thoroughly and accurately the completion of required returns, forms or procedures and to supply information as requested
  • To maintain an attendance record as required
  • To adhere to such accounting procedures as may be applicable and requested
  • To provide schemes of work and assessment schedules as required 
Tutor Responsibilities 
  • To provide oversight of students within the assigned tutor group
  • To communicate with parents as required
  • To complete administration tasks as required in relation to these responsibilities
Contribution to the Wider School 
  • To attend and assist at College ‘Open Days’ as requested
In conjunction with the Job Description refer to the College’s Performance Review system.
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