Describe What Your Role, Responsibilities and Boundaries Would Be as a Teacher in Terms of the Teaching/Training Cycle.

Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle.
300-500 words

All teachers undertake the same activities in relation to the teaching cycle, these include:
• Initial assessment
• Preparation and planning
• Delivery
• Assessment
• Evaluation
• Revision based on evaluation

My role is categorized as the associate role and therefore has significantly less responsibilities than teachers in a full teaching role.   Consequently, this does not require me to “demonstrate an extensive range of knowledge, understanding and application of curriculum development, curriculum innovation or curriculum delivery strategies”.

The following is a list of responsibilities of my responsibilities as an associate teacher:

1. Apply and promote codes and principles of practice

• Negotiate individual learning goals with learners
• Demonstrate that individual learner needs have been taken into account within a cohort of learners, even where it is perceived that all learners have the same learning goals.
• Establish and maintain a learning environment appropriate to area of expertise and learner cohort
• Identify key aspects of relative current legislative arrangements
• Establish ground rules that underpin appropriate behaviour and respect for others
• Demonstrate the application of codes of practice and principles of inclusiveness, including respect for confidentiality
• Promote equality and engage with diversity, and know how to challenge discriminatory behaviour and attitudes
• Negotiate ground rules with learners and learner cohorts, and engender understanding of mutual respect within the learning environment

2. Conduct initial assessment
• Administer initial assessment in own specialist area. For example, form filling, informal interviews
• Have an understanding of the use and purpose of different methods of initial assessment and their appropriate application

3. Plan for learning...