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

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Rotherham College of Arts and Technology

City & Guilds 7303 L3/4 Tutor Barry Holmes

Learner ID: 01049010 Brenda Diskin

Describe what your role, responsibilities and boundaries would be as a teacher in terms of the teaching/training cycle – theory assignment 1 (23/09/09)

Roles, responsibilities and boundaries are qualities which the teacher/trainer incorporates into the teaching/training cycle; the cycle consists of identifying needs, planning and designing, delivery, assessment, and evaluation.

My role as a teacher/trainer is to first identify what needs to be taught by myself so that my students will be
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My other responsibilities include introducing new material into each session and evaluating each session individually either by tests, question and answer sessions or by setting homework. After each session I reflect on whether the lesson was appropriate to the learning and if the students digested the information put across in the session, if not, I should be prepared to make adjustments to make sure that the information is understandable in the future. It is my responsibility to be professional in my approach, encouraging, understanding and trustworthy. To put the progress, well-being and development of my students first, make sure that everyone is included and feels part of the group.

I can be advisor, confidant and leader, but I acknowledge my limitations. I understand the need to maintain appropriate boundaries in my dealings with students. I must take care to make sure that my relationships with students reflect the age, gender and maturity of the students. I should not use inappropriate language and be aware those certain aspects of demeanour, language and attitudes, however conveyed, could give rise to misunderstandings. I must be fully aware that touching students, including well-intentioned gestures such as putting a hand on the shoulder or arm, could be misconstrued by a student, parent or other person observing the act.
Such physical contact must
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