9. Improvement Planning. You are committed to learning and getting better and ensure this improvement
happens strategically and eﬀectively. You are active and accountable for your contribution in setting your own
professional goals, targets and action steps that focus on improving learning and gathering evidence to
demonstrate these. You contribute to department and school learning improvement planning where possible
and view the school’s learning improvement plan as the central focus for getting better together.
● Being responsible for ensuring the Safeguarding and Welfare of all pupils in the class. Keeping up to date
with Statutory Guidelines with regards to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). Reporting any
worries regarding safeguarding in the ﬁrst instance to Head of Division (HOD) and Designated
Safeguarding Lead (DSL).
● Providing learning opportunities which enable each child to get better.
● Use LES’ Language of Learning.
● Registration, including the accurate marking and maintenance of the register and ENGAGE.
● Monitoring attendance, punctuality, progress and the overall welfare of pupils in the class.
● Upholding standards of uniform, appearance, behaviour and manners, in accordance with school policy.
● Setting a good example to all pupils, with regard to personal presentation and conduct - in line with school
● Taking initial responsibility for pastoral matters concerning the pupils in the class, in line with school policy.
● Ensuring that other members of staﬀ are aware of important information regarding pupils in the class
(health/learning/behaviour issues), as appropriate, with due regard to conﬁdentiality;
● Planning learning activities for the class, in accordance with the curriculum, to ensure that every child’s
learning needs are catered for.
● Liaising with colleagues in department to ensure consistent and collaborative curriculum coverage and
● Sharing planning with HOD.
● Setting appropriate yet challenging expectations for pupils’ learning, behaviour and presentation of work -
in accordance with school policy.
● Maintaining an ordered, stimulating and positive classroom environment that meets the expectations of
the school’s policy for Learning and Teaching, with appropriate learning focused displays.
● Setting appropriate, meaningful homework tasks, only where necessary and in accordance with school
● Marking pupils’ class-work and homework within a reasonable and agreed period and in accordance with
● Being responsible for directing teaching assistants or students working with the class, making sure they
are appropriately deployed and working with pupils in a manner that is applicable to the pupils' needs
and in line with the school’s aims and policies.
● Keeping all required records of the progress of pupils in the class, ensuring that the outcomes of
assessments are used to inform future planning and to help set realistic targets for further progress.
● Participating in the School’s Appraisal programme, and assisting in the support of all members of their
● Communicating, as appropriate, with the Key Stage Coordinator or Head of Secondary regarding pupils in
their class who might be causing concern.
● Adhering to the school’s Code of Practice for identiﬁcation and assessment of Special Educational Needs,
liaising with the Support teachers and other professionals regarding withdrawal for Support sessions, and
Support Passport Plans.
● Communicating, as appropriate, with the parents of pupils in the class, including checking emails,
diaries/Reading Records for messages from parents and responding to the same.
● Distributing letters and other information to go home to parents promptly, as required.
● Preparing and compiling school reports, in accordance with school policy.
● Attending appropriate parents’ meetings to keep parents informed of their child’s progress and curriculum