What are your roles as a teacher?
As a teacher, one of the main roles is to motivate your learners to develop their ability and aspiration to learn. You may read about delivering training and facilitating learning, but in reality you do much more than that. Your role is not just about teaching the subject or preparing learners for assessment. The focus of your role relates very much to inspiring your learners to change and develop their personal, social and professional skills to the best of their ability. In this respect, your ultimate aim is to enable your learners to understand how to take responsibility for their own development. You can do this by planning and preparing teaching and learning activities that take account of the needs and well-being of individual learners some of the key aspects of your role as a teacher;

Carrying out initial and/or diagnostic assessments;
Clear communication with your learners, other professionals and stakeholders;
Promoting appropriate behaviour and respect for others;
Identifying and meeting individual learners’ needs;
Being aware of the support mechanisms available;
Being organised;
Being reflective, this means learning from successes as well as mistakes.

What are your responsibilities as a teacher?

As a teacher, a primary responsibility is to ensure that learners are enrolled onto the correct course, in terms of meeting their needs, abilities and aspirations. You will have responsibility for the following:

promoting a safe and supportive learning environment;
promoting equality and diversity;
adhering to key legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice;
modelling professional behaviour at all times to inspire your learners;
ensuring your own professional development.
Designing or contributing to the design of the course
planning learning activities based on the needs of your group and specific individual needs within the group.
Designing or amending learning resources that are...