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.  

The teaching/training cycle requires the following action to be taken in order:

Identifying a need
Professional qualifications are usually offered because there is a need for a workforce who have those qualifications.   The fact that a course is being run is as a response to the College identifying a need and deciding to meet that need.   However, each individual student may also have learning needs which must be identified and met.   In order to identify the tutor should ensure that each student submit to an initial assessment of their literacy and numeracy skills in order to identify areas which may need improvement.   Students should also be asked to disclose any known barriers to learning or learner needs eg. Poor vision, hearing difficulties, dyspraxia, dyslexia or financial difficulties.   The tutor should then assess whether there are any steps that they can take to assist the learner or whether it is more appropriate to refer the student to learner support.

Planning and designing a course
Where a course will result in a professional qualification it is usual for the examining board to produce a core syllabus which details the knowledge that students are expected to have at the conclusion of the course.   The tutor must then prepare a scheme of work providing for the syllabus to be delivered over the timetabled period, and devise sessions plans for each of the sessions.   Each session plan must have an aim, met by the completion objectives, these are devised by the tutor having regard to the syllabus, what the student needs to know and how the tutor intends to facilitate the learning of that knowledge.   The tutor must also design and produce learning aids and activities including Powerpoint presentations, handouts, videos, quizzes and activities varying the learning style approach to ensure that all learning styles are being catered...