Job Description Reporting to: Head of Primary, Deputy Head of Primary, Key Stage Coordinators
The BCIS Primary School ICT Teacher educates school children by planning and conducting an educational programme to develop Information Technology skills, knowledge and understanding in accordance with school policies and procedures.
The Primary School ICT Teacher will perform the following tasks:
● Maintain effective classroom control, organisation and management.
● Plan engaging lessons suitable for the range of students within each class according to the agreed curriculum.
● Teach all Primary classes following the Cambridge ICT Curriculum.
● Plan effectively for additional adults in the classroom and supervise their roles.
● Liaise effectively with homeroom and other specialist teachers and work together to support children’s learning.
● Establish and maintain good working habits and discipline in the classroom, in accordance with school policies.
● Maintain and regularly update appropriate and vibrant displays both inside and outside the classroom. ● Set appropriate homework according to the school’s homework policy
● Provide guidance to students in the area of Digital Citizenship.
● Take necessary steps to ensure the digital safety and welfare of students, in relation to the School’s Health and Safety policy.
● Mark all work according to the BCIS Marking Policy.
● Assess students’ learning and progress on an ongoing basis following school protocols.
● Use assessment to inform planning.
● Differentiate lessons so that all students are challenged and learning at their level.
● Keep assessment files up to date, ensuring examples of students’ work are filed. Reporting:
● Write reports on student attainment, effort and progress at times identified in the Reporting Policy
● Discuss students’ progress and concerns with parents and administrators.
● Prepare for and lead parent/teacher conferences.
● Ensure that student records of attainment, effort and progress are updated termly, to ensure efficient and effective tracking of students' development.
● Plan, organise and run at least one after school activity as part of the extra-curricular programme that operates. General:
● Work in line with all school policies and follow school protocols.
● Hold the health, safety and well-being of our children in mind and be very vigilant in implementing all Health and Safety and Child Protection related policies.
● Meet the BCIS Teacher Standards.
● Stay abreast with innovations and ideas in the teaching of ICT.
● Participate in the School’s Professional Development programme.
● Be a team player and supportive colleague.
● Maintain, at all times, a high standard of personal conduct.
● Maintain the dress code as outlined in Staff Dress Code Policy.
● Carry out all administrative duties as assigned by the Phase Leader, Deputy Head, Headteacher or Principal.
● Cover lessons for absent staff as required by the Head of Primary.
● Supervise students during classes and at other times in the school day, including the playgrounds and the Canteen during breaks.
● Attend School functions as required.
● Attend staff meetings and other training and development sessions.
● Contribute to joint decision-making concerning educational issues.
● Communicate regularly, clearly and positively with parents about their child’s progress and learning on a regular basis in writing, in person and via electronic communication.