Task 1 Teachers Role

Award in Preparing to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Review what your role, responsibilities and boundaries as a teacher would be in terms of the teaching/training cycle. 500 – 700 words.

My role according to the teaching/training cycle consists of five processes and includes the following:

  1. I will identify the needs of the centre as well as the learner. This will determine how I plan and resource courses and sessions.   I will remain aware of professional boundaries, for example; when to refer a learner to someone else.   I will make sure that I know about any changes to the environment that I will be teaching in, i.e. the classroom, resources and facilities.

  2. I will Plan and design a scheme of work and session plans according to the course syllabus. I will produce handouts and other resources, and design activities to best engage learners of all abilities according to their individual specific needs, showing that I value all learners individually and equally.   For new groups of learners, I will carry out an induction and give information about the course requirements and final qualification and possibly include: a tour of the site, health and safety regulations, equal opportunities, etc.

  3. I will deliver/facilitate learning, in groups or on a one to one basis, planning my teaching to engage learners of all learning styles. I will strive to create effective and stimulating opportunities for learning through high quality teaching that enables the development and progression of all learners, ensuring provision for entitlement, equality, differentiation, inclusivity and diversity is built into every session. I will strive to create a positive learning experience using a wide variety of resources, methods of delivery and activities, to engage all learners in actively taking responsibility for their own learning.

  4. I will maintain continuous assessments...