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

Assignment 1;
Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teacher/training cycle.

Role, responsibilities and boundaries are evolving qualities within the teacher, which are assessed and reflected upon using the teaching/training cycle; a cycle of identifying the needs of the learners, planning the scheme of work, designing, through the use of resources, presentations, handouts and activities, facilitating, assessing and evaluating.

The main role of the teacher is to facilitate communication in such a way that all students are encouraged to enter into a wider debate surrounding the course they have chosen, learning should be fun, enjoyable as well as challenging. To ensure sessions’ aims and objectives are meaningful and applicable to students the teaching role incorporates ongoing administration, planning, preparation and assessment of the learners and evaluating the teaching sessions, oneself and ones delivery.

Assessing varying learning styles within a group and considering learner’s motivations and previous experiences helps identify various teaching methods that could be useful throughout the course. Sessions incorporating visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning styles ensures students have equal rights to learning and provide the opportunity to re-evaluate what is already known while exploring aims and objectives from a different perspective. I teach catering and hospitality classes where motivations and previous experience constantly change as new techniques, health and safety and food regulations emerge. My role is to create a safe, caring learning environment to establish open and trusting relationships, facilitating respect between teacher and students and respect for each other. Recording changes by completing relevant admin ensures records are up to date in order to evaluate changes to forthcoming aims and objectives.

The main responsibility of the teacher is to continually reassess...