Subject Teacher Role Description

Role description | Subject Teacher

In conjunction with the Principal and all other members of staff, teachers are responsible for the implementation of all College programs and policies. Teachers are accountable to the Curriculum Leaders, while working under the guidance of their Learning Mentor(s). All staff members are involved in the House system of student pastoral care, and all teachers may be required to be Tutors. The teams of teachers in Learning Areas work together to provide for the educational and welfare needs of students and to continuously improve teaching and learning.

Responsibilities

With regard to their respective teaching level (expert, accomplished, graduate) teachers are responsible for:

  • Giving active support to the Catholic ethos of the College.

  • Planning, promoting, documenting, delivering and reviewing of educational programs which provide for a range of student abilities and promote personal excellence.

  • Adapting the learning programs for funded students according to the Individual Learning Plans, prepared through the Education Support team, in consultation with the Education Support Coordinator.

  • Enhancing student learning through the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into educational programs.

  • Monitoring student academic performance and reporting student progress in an ongoing manner through Blackboard and formally through student subject reports.

  • Promoting student management and welfare in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Pastoral Care policies, including enforcement of school rules related to conduct and uniform.

  • Communicating in a timely and effective manner with House staff and parents regarding matters of student pastoral care and learning.

  • Communicating with families at Parent/Student/Teacher Interview evenings and initiating such contact in cases where issues need to be addressed.

  • Keeping informed by reading SharePoint notices, the Daily Bulletin, all school emails and other school correspondence on at least a daily basis, and responding appropriately.

  • Participating in all Staff Seminars, Professional Learning sessions, Learning Area and Subject Team meetings (pro rata for part time).

  • Participating in professional learning activities to further enhance the quality of programs offered.

  • Engaging in mutual professional formation and providing collegial support, particularly if at expert or advanced teacher level.

  • Participating in co-curricular activities and overnight stays of the College.

  • Attending whole school assemblies, Inter-House carnivals, whole school  Masses and liturgies, relevant House Masses and other College events  (for part time teachers, whenever these run during scheduled on-campus time).

  • Undertaking yard duty, extras and other responsibilities, as required.

  • Contributing actively to the care of the College resources and classrooms.

  • Contributing to the Occupational Health and Safety of all staff and students.

  • Maintaining professional registration and professional learning records.