0015 - Head Of English Department (Native)

Job Position ID: 0015

Job Position: Head Of English Department (Native)

Job Application For: Male

Job Published At: 12/02/2023

Job Description:

• Leading departmental meetings on a monthly basis with agendas and published action minutes; to be held once a month • Sharing best practices with each other in departmental meetings and agreeing on common departmental practices. • Writing a bullet point annual review of the department. strengths, achievements, and challenges and setting annual. departmental goals • Representing the department at Secondary Leadership Team Meetings and other sub-group meetings, as required • Interfacing on behalf of the department with programme leaders including MYP, DP, Inclusion • Working closely with the school’s pastoral team (Principal, Counselor, Heads of Grade, Building and Student Supervisors, and Advisors) to support the welfare and pastoral care of all students • Leading and supporting departmental colleagues toward superior professional practice. • Coordinating the departmental budget and the ordering of resources in alignment with current school procedures • Ensure that teachers are aware of the needs of inclusion of all students and groups and make provision for it in their planning Ensure that feedback from lesson observations, notebook scrutiny and analysis of assessment data is appropriately reflected in teachers’ planning Ensure teachers are clear about the teaching of objectives in lessons, understand the sequence of teaching and learning in the subject and communicate this to students • Identify appropriate attainment and or achievement targets Monitor student standards and achievement against annual targets • Monitor implementation and development of unit and lesson planning, curriculum and learning outcomes. • Plan and implement strategies where improvement needs are identified • Ensure that relevant attainment/achievement targets are met or exceeded. • Support teachers in planning appropriate strategies to achieve student progress target levels and objectives. • Ensure that cover materials and any other subject-related documents are provided to the Building Supervisor in case of a teacher’s absence. • All teacher acts according to all directives of the administration and the direct manager's requirements.