Teaching Assistant

Cambian Group
United Kingdom
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Establishment: Cambian New Elizabethan School. Hartlebury, DY11 7TE


Purpose and summary of job

The role of the Teaching Assistant (TA) is primarily to help to provide a happy, secure, caring and effective environment in which learning can best take place. The support provided is for the student, the teacher, the curriculum and the school. The role involves carrying out a range of tasks, under the direction of a Teacher or Instructor, from contributing to the general care of students and helping to assist in the delivery and evaluation of specific programmes.

Support for the student:

By carrying out the following duties as directed by the Teacher or Instructor:

To establish and maintain relationships with individual students and groups

To provide care and support for individual students and groups in formal, informal and new learning situations. This includes responding to health problems and helping the student with hygiene and personal/intimate care matters consistent with Personal, Social and Health Education programme

To enable students to participate in learning activities by providing support, as appropriate for their specific difficulties:

To help students develop their literacy and numeracy skills. This will also involve providing literacy and numeracy support to help them access wider aspects of the curriculum.

Support for the teacher(s)

By carrying out the following duties as directed by the Teacher or Instructor:

To provide effective support for colleagues by maintaining positive working relationships and developing your effectiveness in a support role. This involves helping inexperienced staff to develop their skills
To assist the teacher in organising the learning environment, preparing and maintaining materials and resources

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