Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Academics Ltd
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£ 55 - £ 65
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Teaching assistant Duties and Responsibilities 1 Support for Pupils * To support pupils' development and promote independence in a safe, secure, challenging environment employing strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance * To support the learning of individual and groups of pupils as identified in the weekly curriculum planning and to act as a role model, setting high expectations * To focus on individual pupils to ensure their needs are being met within the group* To work with other staff to develop and implement the IEPs for pupils* To encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others* To observe, record and support the development and progress of pupils to identify individual needs and difficulties and to feed back to pupils in relation to their progress and achievement * To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom* To meet the physical/medical needs of the pupil according to a pupil's individual care plan whilst encouraging independence wherever possible. Medical needs include the administration of medicines by mouth or other medical procedures provided appropriate training has been given by an appropriate person. * To participate in pupils' play and extend and stimulate language through conversation 2 Support for Teachers * To plan with teachers the daily/weekly programme of lessons, activities and events in order to support pupils and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate * Occasional supervision of the class in the course of short term absences of teachers and to provide cover for PPA time, focusing on maintaining good order and to keep pupils on task under the guidance of teaching staff and within an agreed system of supervision * To liaise with other professionals to ensure an appropriate learning environment* To set out, prepare, use and tidy equipment* To promote home school partnerships* To listen, support and discuss issues sensitively with parents and carers under the teacher's supervision and to participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents * To monitor and evaluate pupil's responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives