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Teacher of Foundation

Deanfield Avenue, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1UH
The Henley College
Full Time
up to £41,516.00 pro rata for term time only
8th November 2022
Start Date
8th November 2022
21st December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
8th November 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1286256

JOB TITLE: Teacher Foundation (LSA)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Curriculum Leader


‘Come questioning, go seeking, grow’


The ideal candidate will be resilient, adaptable and patient. You will be able to provide support to students with a range of difficulties such as Dyslexia, Autism and associated difficulties; You will have good communication skills to ensure the delivery of an effective programme of further education and to work as part of a team whilst assuring the quality of the student learning experience is effective in delivering formal scheduled teaching paying due regard to student progression towards successful completion across the foundation provision.


  • planning and preparing learning material for courses and lessons;
  • teaching, according to their educational needs and awarding body requirements, the students assigned to you including the setting and marking and assessment of work to be carried out by the student in college and elsewhere;
  • assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students in each case having regard to the curriculum for the college;
  • Internal moderation and moderation of assessed work;
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of retention and achievement on learner programmes.

Other Activities

  • promoting the general progress and well-being of individual students and of any class or group of students assigned to you;
  • providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters and on their further education and future careers, including information about sources of more expert advice on specific questions; making relevant records and reports;
  • making records of and reports on the personal and social needs of students;
  • communicating and consulting with the parents of students;
  • communicating and co-operating with persons or bodies outside the college;
  • participating in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above;
  • contributing to the College marketing activities;
  • to assist with the recruitment of new students;
  • Adherence to College policies and procedures.

Assessments and Reports

  • Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students.

Educational Methods

  • Advising and co-operating with the Principal and other teachers (or any one or more of them) on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.


  • To identify personal and professional staff development needs to meet the College’s Strategic and Operational Plan.
  • To ensure continuous professional development (CPD) requirements as specified by the College and that may be identified during College processes, for example Appraisal.
  • To participate in the College Appraisal Scheme.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Health and Safety Policy are adhered to and carried out.
  • To maintain awareness of the requirements of the College Health and Safety Policy.
  • To read and apply the College Safeguarding procedures and to ensure that the duties and responsibilities detailed in the College Safeguarding Policy are adhered to and carried out.
  • To ensure adherence to the College Data Protection Policy.
  • To work to the College quality standards and systems within the context of the College quality systems.
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are appropriate to this level of post.


  • Essential skills and characteristics
  • A relevant Degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Teaching qualification (or working towards a full teaching qualification)
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Teaching experience (or relevant professional work experience) including knowledge and experience of the specified subject area(s)
  • Experience of using a range of differentiated and creative teaching strategies and resources
  • Experience of developing course material
  • Commitment to active and student-centred learning
  • A commitment to raising standards for all learners in order for students to achieve their full potential and overall achieve better than average progress from their starting point
  • Commitment to keeping up-to-date with educational developments affecting the work of the College and the subject/course areas covered by the post
  • Energy, enthusiasm and the ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
  • The willingness and ability to work collaboratively with a committed team of teachers and support staff
  • Effective ICT skills
  • A commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students


Tenure of post: Permanent

The Henley College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This position is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DSB (previously CRB) check

Safeguarding Statement:

The Henley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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