Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching training cycle
Roles, responsibilities and boundaries are evolving qualities within the teacher which are assessed and reflected upon using the teaching training cycle.
The cycle is divided into five key aspects providing a cohesive structure.
Identifying needs – Finding out the needs of the establishment and the learners. Assessing the learners current knowledge against the standard required. Application and self assessment forms. Disability requirements? Selection of an adequate venue to ensure equal learning opportunities. Preparing schemes of work appropriate to the ...view middle of the document...
Final assessments to establish whether goals of the tutor and the learner have been met.
Evaluation - Establish where strengths and weaknesses are. From the assessment, identify any changes that may be required. End of course critiques and the use of written feedbacks from the learners during the course are a good method to evaluate the efficiency of the teaching.
Evaluation will also assist with identifying needs for future courses and thus the cycle can be repeated.
Role of a teacher
The main role of a teacher is to facilitate communication and impart knowledge in a way that the learner is encouraged to enter into a wider debate surrounding the topic they have chosen.
Other roles include;
Ensuring that session aims and objectives are applicable to the learner and to teach the subject effectively.
Assessing varying learning styles within a group and considering learners motivations and previous experience.
Producing sessions that incorporate visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning styles to ensure learners have equal learning opportunities.
Ensure a safe learning environment which will help to establish open and trusting relationships.
Ensuring a duty of care for the learners and provide support throughout the course.
Responsibilities of a teacher
The main responsibility of a teacher is to continually reassess development and change during the course and create a seamless transition to ensure smooth delivery.
Other responsibilities include;
The monitoring and evaluation of the course and a subsequent attempt to improve the quality and effectiveness of the delivery by taking into account the learners changing needs.
Course structure and delivery are responsibilities which require flexibility to reflect newly...