We are looking for a competent Teacher of Engineering to join our special team commencing in April 2020. We are only seeking excellent practitioners who are able to teach 14-19 year olds, will secure excellent rates of student progress, are confident and highly organised team players. The post holder will be passionate, committed and enthusiastic about teaching engineering. The ideal candidate will have the ability and experience to teach all aspects of mechanical engineering. A recognised qualification in teaching would be an advantage. However, the college would welcome applications from suitably qualified mechanical engineers with an aptitude and interest in teaching.
We are looking for candidates that are capable of the following:
To ensure that students make excellent progress in classes taught, and that they enjoy them
To plan and teach lessons to a consistently high standard, such that:
Learners are clear about the learning expectations.
Learners are actively engaged and have the opportunity to apply themselves independently.
Learners, of all abilities, are appropriately challenged.
Learners make good progress in developing their: mastery, knowledge, understanding, skills and ideas (or lesson is setup to provide this).
Marking is up to date, gives evaluative feedback and allows students the means and opportunities to improve their work. Marking addresses standards of literacy.
Mark books show knowledge of progress and needs of each student.
To be a form tutor, supporting the academic, social, moral and cultural development of students in their care. To deliver their PSHE and citizenship education.
To contribute to planning courses and curriculum development. To develop appropriate syllabuses, resource schemes of work, marking policies, and teaching strategies in the curriculum area. To contribute to whole college planning activities.
To monitor student progress to inform teaching and learning and intervene, promptly and appropriately, with students when necessary.
To fully participate in the enrichment programme and to cross-curricular and extra-curricular work.
To communicate with parents in order to promote student’s welfare and progress.
To communicate with persons or bodies outside of the college as appropriate.
To follow agreed policies for communications in the college.
To take part in all liaison activities such as parents evening, open events, educational visits and liaison events with other schools and colleges.
To contribute to the development of effective subject links with outside agencies.
To contribute to the process of the ordering and allocation of equipment and resources.
If you are currently in industry and are seriously considering moving into educating young adults, UTC Portsmouth offers the best kind of environment: excellent facilities, very supportive colleagues and outstanding students.