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|Class Teacher- Tahatai Coast School|
Tahatai Coast School was the first school to be established in New Zealand for approximately 15 years. I was targetted nationally to be part of the establishment staff. This was a very special school which had an amazing focus on teaching and learning with technology.
We worked closely with world-leading educators and consultants and Apple Computer New Zealand staff. I left this job to establish the role of education consultant.
Purpose of job: To develop a caring classroom learning environment in which all students realise their potential and succeed. To support the ethos and culture of the school in developing a learning organisation.
Job Description for Class Teacher
Achievements - Skills & Attributes Developed
Here is a list of the achievements I made during my time in this role.
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Skills & Attributes Developed...
|Area:||Benefit to me as person and as an educator:|
|Classroom teaching||Dealing with students with challenging behaviour. Grouping and differentiation techniques, student-led conferences, portfolios of work and so on.|
|Educational marketing||Marketing a major fundraiser for students, parents and staff. Building relationships with outside businesses.|
|Workshop/conference presentations and organisation.||Teaching adults, connecting technical skills to learning processes.|
|Writing for professional publications||Writing technical and theoretical information for the education community.|
|Conference organisation/presentation||Project management, planning, programme design, delivery of workshops, evaluation, writing workshop/seminar booklets, programme quality.|
|Establishing a new school||Design of policy, procedures, establishing culture for learning.|
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