1. Educators are appointed to teach in State Secondary Schools or any State Post- Primary institution. Holders of a joint degree in the relevant subjects will be required to teach either of the two subjects in which they are qualified as and when required.
2. Educators are responsible for the harmonious development of the students, imparting to them the necessary knowledge and skills as well as building their character and personality so that they become learned, responsible and disciplined citizens.
3. Educators have to prepare students and ensure their readiness for further studies and for the world of work as well as for life in society, the approach being based on the four pillars: learning to know, learning to do, learning to live together and learning to be.
4. Educators are required to:
a. prepare scheme of work, weekly plan of work, lesson plans to be submitted for inspection and lesson notes in respect of subjects and classes under his/ her responsibility;
b. conduct examination and mark scripts;
c. attend training courses during school vacation;
d. participate in workshops and seminars to improve the teaching/ learning process and to keep abreast with new trends of developments in education as and when required;
e. carry out continuous assessments and examinations;
f. conduct extension classes;
g. take charge of laboratories, workshops or specialized rooms;
h. organize and participate in extra curricular activities;
i. assist the school administration in attending to problems of discipline (including students’ absenteeism), parents’ queries and qualms;
j. ensure the overall development of students – intellectual, emotional and moral;
k. promote discipline in their class through effective classroom management. The quality of their teaching, through well planned activities that suit the learning needs of the students, will sustain students’ attention and capture their interest, thus minimizing opportunities for misconduct;
l. maintain discipline inside the classroom, in the corridors, in the school yard, during morning assembly and other school functions. Same will be required during school activities, outings, visits and in other places where the school reputation will be judged by the behaviour of its students.
5. Educators are further required to:
a. teach according to the educational needs of the pupils;
b. set and correct class work and homework in such a way as to encourage independent learning. Such work must be suited to the capabilities of the pupils and should not be of such a character as would impose undue physical and mental strain on them;
c. assess the performance of pupils, record their difficulties and weaknesses and submit a subject report as and when required on the progress and attainment of the pupils;
d. keep a record of pupils’ performance to include same in pupils’ report book, and to report to Head of Department, Deputy Rector, or Rector on such matters as and when required;
e. provide guidance and advice to pupils on educational and social matters as well as on their future education and professional career;
f. maintain regular communication with the parents;
g. act as role models to students in attitude, performance and dress code.
6. Amongst the other duties of the Educator are:
a. helping in the preparation and the writing of the curriculum for Secondary Schools or any Post - Primary institutions and to make recommendations for the use of appropriate textbooks;
b. giving advice on matters connected with educational principles and practices at all levels and promote relevant activities;
c. servicing the E- Govt. Unit (formerly the National Computer and Informational Technology Resource Centre) as and when required;
d. attending regular meetings with Head of Department, Deputy Rector and Rector;
e. participating in the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) meetings and activities;
f. performing such cognate duties as may be assigned.