Academia Brit√°nica Cuscatleca

Secondary Head of Maths

South America, El Salvador

ALL ABC Teachers are expected to build safe, positive teacher student relationships while establishing a learning environment which engages students in their learning in line with the school’s values and vision.

Line Manager: Specified Member of Secondary School leadership Team

To Lead and Manage the Development of the Curriculum in the Department 

  • To oversee the implementation and interpretation of the department and school development plans within the Department
  • To oversee and coordinate curriculum development, implementation and review.
  • To coordinate effective and fair student assessment procedures and practices in line with school policy.
  • To ensure that schemes of work are in place for all courses and that these are reviewed and updated on a regular basis.
  • To oversee the development of I.T., cross-curricular and thematic work and the smooth integration of the curriculum between all grades including primary liaison to ensure continuity between Grade 5 and 6.
  • To manage the effective use of time and resources within the department.

Managing the Teachers and the Resources in the Department 

  • To supervise, support, encourage and develop teaching staff
  • To develop and maintain a forum for sharing good practice between teachers in the department
  • To foster good working relationships between all members of the department.
  • To act as PIMS team leader for Departmental members and seek to motivate staff through the PIMS process
  • To delegate tasks appropriately to members of the Department
  • To consult with teachers in decision making process
  • To manage the departmental budget to ensure resources are available as required and used efficiently 
  • To prioritise and draw up departmental requirements and place necessary orders
  • To teach up to a 80% allocation (for large Departments) and 85% for Smaller Departments (up to 4 members)

Promoting Student Learning 

  • To take overall responsibility for the educational progress and welfare of students.
  • To contribute to whole school learning and curriculum discussions and developments
  • To organise the department, classrooms and resources to enhance student learning.
  • To ensure learning takes place in a safe environment.
  • To promote personalised learning including through differentiation and encourage varied activities in the classrooms

Communication

  • To ensure department members are aware of school policies particularly with respect to assessment and behaviour management.
  • To communicate with Year Heads, the Deputy Head Curriculum and the Head of Section as appropriate.
  • To communicate with parents as appropriate.
  • To ensure 'at risk students' are effectively monitored by their teachers.

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Start Date: 01-08-2019

Apply By: 28-02-2019