About the job Homeroom Teachers
Specific duties and responsibilities of the Primary Home Room Teacher will include, but
will not be limited to the following:
1. Planning: To plan and prepare courses, schemes of work and individual lessons;
appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of the pupils in
2. Setting a nd Supervising Work b y Pupils: To teach a class or classes, sets, groups or
individual pupils, and to set tasks to be undertaken, both at school and elsewhere.
3. Marking and Recording: To mark and assess pupils' work and to record their
development, progress and attainment.
4. Discipline And Relationships: To take responsibility for maintaining good order, discipline
and respect for others, among the pupils, both inside and outside the classroom;
to promote understanding of the school's rules and values; to safeguard health and
safety; and to develop relationships with and between pupils, conducive to optimum
learning. Teachers are expected to role model appropriate use of language and
5. Communication with Parents: To build and maintain co-operative relationships with
parents and to communicate with them on pupils' learning and progress, drawing
attention to special skills and talents, as well as to problems or difficulties.
6. The Classroom: To maintain an attractive, safe and stimulating classroom environment
and to contribute to displays in the school as a whole.
7. Overall Policy and Review: To comply with all school policies and guidelines and take
part in whole-school reviews of policy and aims.
8. Reports: To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments , reports and
references relating to the development and learning of individual pupils and groups of
9. Review: To evaluate and review one's own teaching methods, materials and schemes of
work, and to make changes as appropriate.
10. Professional Development: To be upto-date with current educational thinking and
practices; to improve one's pedagogy and understanding of pupils behaviour and
development, both by study and by attendance at courses, workshops and meetings;
and to participate in appraisals and reviews of one's work, arranged by the Head.
11. Public Relations: To establish and maintain co-operative relationships with other Staff
members, exhibit appropriate professional conduct and dress, and Communicate positive
aspects of the school to the public.