Supporting the pupil
- To help deliver our IT curriculum, motivating and engaging children to develop a wide range of IT skills and to use the internet safely.
- Assisting pupils in the acquisition of basic literacy and numeracy skills.
- To assist pupils in making progress across all subject areas.
- Working with pupils on an individual or group basis as required by the class teacher.
- Assist in offsite visits
- Aid pupils with special needs to access all subjects of the national curriculum and encourage their independence as learners.
- Ensure pupils understand instructions.
- Motivate and encourage pupils to behave well in and around school.
- Acquaint themselves with the support materials in and around the school for individual pupil or group use.
- Assist the teacher in developing a supportive and trusting relationship with other adults and children.
- Promote and reinforce pupil self-esteem through praise and encouragement.
- Be sensitive to the general welfare and care of all pupils within the school, drawing areas of concern to the attention of the class teacher.
- Meet the physical and/ or hygiene needs of pupils as required.
- Act as support worker for children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.
- Support children at lunchtime and within our Wrap-Around Care setting.
Supporting the teacher.
- Have access to the planned teaching and learning activities for the class.
- Record pupil progress to inform future planning for coverage of the national curriculum.
- Assist the teacher in evaluation of work undertaken and help plan future progress for identified pupils.
- Help with reasonable requests for preparation of materials to support teaching and learning.
- Assist with reasonable requests for minor administrative tasks e.g. photocopying and laminating.
- Under the direction of the class teacher, ensure a safe environment is maintained within the classroom/ school for all pupils.
Supporting the school
- Attend training when required.
- Be aware of and support all the schools policies.
- Be aware of the school safety procedures e.g. fire drill/ health and safety policy.
- Treat as confidential all information on individual pupils and refer parents to the class teacher should any questions about individuals asked.
- Foster positive links between home and school.
- The aim would be for you to remain within the team as a permanent member of staff if a role is available, upon successful completion of your Apprenticeship
Exact hours to be agreed with successful candidate 30 - 40 hours per week 52 weeks per year 25 days holiday plus bank holidays DBS check will be required The duties described in the Job Description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Code of Conduct.
- Good communicator
- Can work independently
- Good IT skills
- Good telephone manner
- Asks for help when unsure
- Team player
- Able to follow instruction
- Ability to use own initiative
- Excellent IT skills
- Positive attitude
- Has integrity
- Asks for help when unsure
- Eager to learn
- English and maths GCSE, or equivalents, Grade C or Level 4 or above or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths