City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Task A

a) The teaching role and responsibilities in education and training and the teaching / training cycle.

My role as a teacher will be to value all learners individually and equally delivering teaching sessions using lesson plans to create effective and interesting opportunities for the development and progression of all learners. Differentiating between those that may need extra help by providing individual learning plans (ILPs) helps to achieve the same end result for the entire class. I will need to prepare teaching materials, assess learners, evaluate myself and my delivery, complete attendance records and maintain records of learner progress through interviews, tutorials and assessments. Teachers need to follow professional values and ethics and act and speak appropriately. Other requirements will be to attend meetings, mark work and give feedback on outcomes; attending events and exhibitions and refering learners to other people or agencies when necessary.
I am responsible for having the skills required for the subject, ensuring that I have the relevant literacy, numeracy and ICT skills and qualifications. Additionally I need to have the attributes required for the teaching position, such as being assertive, competent, dedicated, diplomatic, flexible, patient, organised, persistent, positive, professional, reliable, respectful, responsive, trustworthy and supportive. I will have a duty of care to the learners ensuring the environment is safe and free from any health and safety issues relating to equipment - mixers, cookers, extraction fans etc. It will be my responsibility to ensure that all handouts, lesson plans, presentations and any other written materials that learners may use are both factually and gramatically correct.

Identify Needs

It is important to identify the needs of learners so you can design the course to reflect individual differences. In my role as a teacher of professional cookery I would need to identify the range of...