Staff Policy

STAFF POLICY

  • All teachers are expected to be in school before 07.00 am in order to participate in the staff briefing. It is compulsory that ALL teachers attend. The staff sign in sheet should be filled in everyday. Reference to the Arrival and Departure Policy.
  • Also a 10 minute window is given to teachers to ensure that they have their classrooms prepared before lessons begin at 7.30 am.
  • Unauthorized arrivals after 7:00 am are considered late and will be recorded. There will be consequences in the form of deductions from wages.
  • If a member of staff is late the following procedure will take place.
  1. 1 day results in a verbal warning.
  2. 3 days lateness results in a disciplinary hearing.
  3. 5 days late will lead to a written warning.
  4. More than 5 days lateness will ultimately lead to dismissal.
  • Teachers must inform of leave of absence in a written form 1 month in advance.
  • Teachers will be informed whether leave is granted within 1 week of the request.
  • Teachers will be expected to have planned and prepared ALL of their lessons in advance.
  • All children’s confidential information such as, allergy forms, contact details, trip letters should be kept in the school office.
  • Break time consists of 30 minutes from 10 am until 10. 30. It is the teacher’s responsibility to ensure time management is kept.
  • All medical and other appointments must be taken outside normal working hours. If under any circumstance, teachers cannot reschedule their appointment, they must inform the school office 48 hours prior to the day.
  • All members of staff need to follow the rota set by the principal.
  • Teachers must familiarise themselves with all the schools policies and procedures, particularly the behaviour management policies and health and safety procedures.
  • It is the teacher’s responsibility to ensure they request a copy of these from the school office.
  • Teachers should make themselves welcoming towards parents and make themselves available to speak to a parent or carer at least one day a week. All serious concerns with parents will be dealt with by the principal.
  • No parents are allowed in the classroom especially after 8 am. Only if there has been a prior arrangement made with the principal, would a parent be allowed in the classroom.
  • Teachers are not to discuss any important matters regarding any student where other students can over hear them. This should be discussed in staff briefings or after school.
  • During home time, teachers are expected to remain with their pupils until they have been collected.
  • Any keys for the toilets should be kept in the school office.
  • Teachers are expected to prepare their classes for assembly as instructed every Wednesday.
  • Teachers are fully responsible in carrying out a resource check every Wednesday. They are to notify the school office through the ‘Resource Request Form’.
  • Teachers are required to carry out a risk assessment prior to any educational visits or trips and ensure that parental permission is obtained.
  • A copy of all lesson plans (weekly and termly) should be handed in the school office.
  • NO MOBILE PHONESare allowed in the classrooms, during lesson times.
  • All teachers must record any meetings with parents and treat all matters as confidential. It should NOT be disclosed to anyone.
  • If any members of staff have any complaints, they should complete the staff complaint form. Refer to the Complaints Policy.
  • If there is any conflict / friction between members of staff, management should be involved.
  • This policy has been read and agreed by all members of staff at Shamsudin Secondary Schools.
  • It will be reviewed termly and amended as necessary by the head teacher.
  • ‘I have read and agreed and consent to putting this policy in practice Inshallah.’

 

 

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