Director of Teaching and Learning
ICT and Business Studies
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September 2007 – August 2013

Director of Teaching and Learning – ICT and Business Studies

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Teacher of ICT and Employability Skills across KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • Responsible for all curricular teaching of ICT and Business Studies, including Quality of Teaching and Learning and Learner Outcomes
  • Line management of a team of teachers including Appraisals against performance criteria and individual development planning
  • Member of Curriculum Leadership Team
  • Management of the capitation budget for ICT and Business Studies
  • Oversee the monitoring, tracking and intervention of the performance of all students in ICT and Business studies
  • Perform Self-Assessment of the ICT and Business Studies Faculty including data analysis and teaching observations
  • Write and implement a Faculty Improvement Plan linked to the School Improvement Plan to improve teaching, learning, attainment and achievement in ICT and Business Studies

Key Achievements:

  • Implemented suitable ICT qualifications for all KS4 students (mainly OCR Nationals Level 2) utilising the curriculum time allocated; leading to a massive increase in the number of students exiting with a Level 2 ICT qualification (94% in 2011).
  • Developed the strategic implementation of APP to help secure assessments in KS3 which has led to a curriculum development action plan to increase Level 5+ attainment
  • Introduced faculty wide tracking, monitoring and intervention systems at KS3 and KS4 to help analyse and prompt act upon individual student’s progress – KS3 system is externally based (Classroom Monitor), KS4 system has been developed in-house