Teaching Support Assistant (Goldenhill Primary Academy)
Salary pro rata for 24 hours per week term time only. 5 mornings and 3 afternoons
Required from October 2021:
The Head Teacher and governors are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and well-motivated practitioner to join our hard working and committed team.
Teaching Support Assistant (initially) required for KS2.
The successful candidate will be:
- A high quality practitioner who sets and achieves high standards.
- A good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to support the teacher and other staff.
Core Duties Will Be:
1. To work with the teacher to support and contribute high quality learning experiences.
2.Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
3.Support learning by arranging/preparing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher or in accordance to the intervention being delivered
4.Implement planned learning activities/teaching interventions as agreed with the class teacher/ SENCo, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate
5.Follow, implement and review IEPs for children with SEN
6.Keep children’s individual work folders and records up to date i.e SEN folders and Group intervention folders
7. To provide classroom occasional ‘short term’ cover and up to 2 days during any short-term absence as well as providing timetabled PPA/Leadership time cover each week. Work may need to be planned or adapted or it may be a structured activity/scheme, delivering any curriculum subject as required.
8.Under the direction of the class teacher/SENCo share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate
9. To establish and build positive relationships with children, parents and carers.
10.Contribute to assessments for children by using standardised assessments
11.Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate
12.Work with the class staff to maintain a clean, safe and inspiring learning environment, contributing to display work both in and out of the classroom
13.Provide immediate feedback to children both verbal and written
14.Take responsibility for the review process and timescales for Individual Educational Plans and share these with the class teacher and SENCo
15.Work alongside and support the work of other adults in the classroom
16.To support the use of IT across all curriculum areas
17.To work under the direction of the SENCo to deliver interventions i.e Switch On, Catch Up, Nurture
18. Select, prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they are available for use before and after sessions.
19.Assist the teacher with the appropriate behaviour management and supervisory duties within the class, following the academy’s Behaviour Policy
20.Contribute to wider academy life by attending events e.g discos, film nights, fayres, parents evenings, performances and supporting the yard duty rota
Applications to be addressed to: Mr. S Martin and to be received by Monday 27th September at 4pm
Please see attached job description for further details.
Applicants are required to complete an application form. CVs will not be accepted. For further details and an application pack, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visits to the school are encouraged, please call 01782 235790 to arrange.
Deadline for applications: Monday 27th September 2021 at 4pm
Shortlisting: Tuesday 28th September 2021
Interviews: Friday 1st October 2021
The post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau.
To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/employers/