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Teaching Assistant start date 1/9/2024

Employer
Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
SCP02 to SCP04 (salary approx. £16,950 to £17,520)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024
Reference
TA/MJL

Start date 1/9/2024

Working hours 32.5 per week 8.30am to 3.30pm (with half an hour lunch break).

LEVEL 1 - To work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support and intervention to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

 

SUPPORT FOR PUPILS

 

Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, and first aid and welfare matters

 

Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning

 

Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs

 

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

 

Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

 

Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate

 

 

 

SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHER

 

Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work.

 

Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed.

 

Undertake pupil record keeping as requested

 

Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate

 

Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed

 

Provide photocopying, filing, collecting money.

 

 

 

SUPPORT FOR THE CURRICULUM

 

Support pupils to understand instructions

 

Support pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years, as directed by the teacher

 

Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed

 

Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use.

 

 

 

SUPPORT FOR THE SCHOOL

 

To promote the ethos of the Griffin School Trust

 

Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and GDPR, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

 

Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

 

Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

Appreciate and support the role of other professionals

Attend relevant meetings as required

Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes.

Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.

 

Experience

Working with or caring for children of relevant age.

Team Teach experience

 

Qualifications

GCSE English and Maths Grade C and above

Child care qualification (NVQ or equivalent)

Good numeracy/literacy skills.

Participate in development and training opportunities.

 

Knowledge/Skills

Appropriate knowledge of first aid.

Knowledge of technology – computer/ipads, video, and photocopier equipment.

Ability to relate well to children and adults.

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents for Teaching Assistant start date 1/9/2024

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