REPORTING STRUCTURE

The post-holder will, in the first instance, report and be directly responsible to the Head of Department (Curriculum) and Head of Year (Pastoral) and ultimately to the Principal or her designated deputy.

 

LOCATION

St. Dominic’s Grammar School for Girls, Belfast

 

SALARY

Main Professional Grade

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The responsibilities below are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained within the Teachers’ (Terms and Conditions of Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1987.  They are not necessarily comprehensive and may be amended by the Principal, in consultation with the post-holder, relevant Head of Department and Head of Year, to reflect the needs of the school.

 

GENERAL

The postholder will:

  • Ensure that his/her professional practice and approaches are in accordance with the agreed standards set out in the school-developed Teaching and Learning policy and Professional Standards;

  • TeachPE at KS3 and KS4;

  • Play arole the extra-curricular life of the school;

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of school policies and procedures;

    Undertake any reasonable duties requested by the Principal or her designated deputy

  • Be a positive role model for all students;

  • Act professionally at all times;

  • Undertake any reasonable duties requested by the Principal or her designated deputy.

     

    CURRICULUM

    The postholder will:

  • Fulfil the aims of the PE Department and implement, under the direction of the Head of Department, school policies with regard to classroom management and organisation, discipline, homework;

  • Maintain under the direction of the Head of Departments, appropriate pupil records;

  • Keep abreast of subject developments in particular and curriculum developments in general;

  • Identify and undertake any necessary personal and professional development and training required to discharge the responsibilities of subject teaching;

  • Set regular assignments and mark these in line with the school’s learning and teaching policies;

  • Attend regular meetings to ensure continuity and progression;

  • Attend all relevant parents’ meetings ;

  • Attend all scheduled meetings;

  • Attend morning briefing.

     

     

    EXTRA-CURRICULAR

  • Play a role in the extra-curricular aspect of the department’s work.

 

PASTORAL

The postholder will:

  • Ensure that professional practice and approaches are in accordance with the agreed standards set out in the school developed pastoral policy and Staff Handbook;

  • Fulfil the aims of the school’s pastoral policy;

  • Assist in the organisation of pastoral activities for a particular year group;

  • Respond to the individual problems of pupils and encourage, motivate and counsel pupils as necessary;

  • Keep abreast of pastoral developments e.g. child protection;

  • Identify and undertake any personal and professional development required to discharge pastoral responsibilities effectively.

     

     

     

    The post-holder may be required to carry out other duties appropriate to the post and to the level of responsibility as may reasonably be assigned by the Principal from time to time.

    Person Specification