Describe What Your Role, Responsibilities and Boundaries Would Be as a Teacher in Terms of the Teaching Training Cycle

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7303 Award on Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Assignment 1 - Theory

1 Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching training cycle.

I am tutoring adults to achieve an A1 qualification - qualifies the learners to assess an NVQ in the job and area of expertise that they are competent in. The teacher training cycle is divided into 5 parts and supports the tutors roles and responsibilities.

PLAN – Advertising the qualification. I advertise the qualification to schools in Newcastle-upon Tyne via Newsletters, e-mails to administration staff, letters to SENCO’s and by a memory key that is posted to school’s. A boundary would be lack of input for how and where
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I incorporate VAK learning styles by including information sheets / quizzes, movement activities when role playing the assessor’s role and short videos / power points to introduce a topic. I plan for discussion and question times in between activities to encourage learners to talk about the activity and LO, answer any queries and gauge if extra knowledge is needed.

Each lesson is planned with a 2 hour framework and I provide an agenda handout for the session. There is an aim and clear learning objective giving details of what should be learnt in the session. It is my responsibility that the learner has a clear understanding of what the session topic is, understands the learning objectives and how they will know if they have achieved the LO. I must have resources and materials prepared – enough handouts, power point set up and ready to run.

I need to offer a friendly positive environment where learners feel respected and are treated with dignity, have the confidence to learn and challenge themselves while achieving the A1 qualification.

ASSESSMENT – a tutor needs to use assessments to verify the learners are progressing towards the qualification with knowledge and understanding from the sessions. I use verbal and written assessment continually throughout the sessions, using various methods including quizzes, “brain teasers”, end of session recap open questions, closed quick
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