Lorna Whiston Schools conducts classes for students ranging in age from 18 months to 16 years, with the broad aim of improving their English language skills.
‘Transforming lives through learning’ is the company’s vision, a far-reaching statement that captures the transformative and life-changing experiences that we aim for our students and our staff to experience.
Role & Responsibilities
Planning, Teaching and Class Management
- To prepare and deliver the LWS curriculum with care and enthusiasm, in ways that facilitate active learning, excite curiosity and enrich the learners’ knowledge and understanding.
- To meet the learning objectives of each programme in the English Enrichment and/or Speech and Drama department.
- To differentiate learning activities to meet the varying needs of the students in each class.
- To use relevant teaching resources to support instruction.
- To liaise closely with the Senior Teacher/Headteacher on any matters concerning student development, performance or behaviour that are of concern.
- To create a stimulating, tidy and interactive environment for students’ learning.
- To establish routines and enforce age-appropriate classroom management procedures.
- To ensure that the students are supervised and safe at all times.
Monitoring, Assessment, Reporting and Recording
- To encourage and monitor the development and progress of each individual student through age-appropriate assessment and careful observation.
- To provide students, parents and other stakeholders with appropriate and constructive feedback on progress made, both on an on-going basis.
- To maintain accurate and complete records of students' attendance, progress, development, and any other records required by the Company.
Activities to support the Lorna Whiston Brand
- To be an ambassador for LWS and connect with parents on a regular basis.
- To build a strong and positive rapport with students and parents that encourages customer confidence, student retention and customer loyalty.
- To establish effective and professional working relationships and set a good example through personal presentation and professional conduct.
- To participate in school / department meetings, parent-teacher meetings (if required) as well as attend at least one of LWS’ department in-centre training sessions per term, so as to keep abreast with LWS’ pedagogy and internal academic practices.
Qualifications and Experience
- Possess relevant qualifications and experience in the teaching of English and/or Speech & Drama
- Strong communication and interpersonal abilities
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Possess positive energy, enthusiasm and patience
- Innovative and creative
- Ability to nurture and engage learners, and build their self esteem
- Good classroom management skills
- Strong written and spoken English language skills
Supply Teacher Role Information
- Reports to: Senior Teacher / Headteacher