Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Link Education Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Plan and prepare lessons with teachers, participating in all stages of the planning cycle, including in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans.

•Develop and prepare resources for learning activities in accordance with lesson plans and in response to pupil need.

•Contribute to the planning of opportunities for pupils to learn in out-of-school contexts in line with schools policies and procedures.

Teaching and Learning

•Within an agreed system of supervision and within a pre-determined lesson framework, teach whole classes.

•Provide detailed verbal and written feedback on lesson content, pupil responses to learning activities and pupil behaviour, to teachers and pupils.

•Motivate and progress pupils’ learning by using clearly structured, interesting teaching and learning activities.

•Support the teaching of the National Literacy Strategy, e.g. by delivering the ALS, ELS, FLS and Progress units to groups of pupils, support the teaching of the National Numeracy Strategy and assist pupils to access the full curriculum. Be familiar with lesson plans, IEP targets and learning objectives.

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

•Promote and support the inclusion of all pupils, including those with specific needs, both in learning activities and within the classroom.

•Use behaviour management strategies, in line with the school’s policy and procedures, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment and encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others

•In accordance with arrangements made by the headteacher, progress pupils’ learning in a range of classroom settings, including working with individuals, small groups and whole classes where the assigned teacher is not present, in line with regulations and guidance under Section 133 of the Education Act 2002 and STPCD 2003.

•Organise and safely manage the appropriate learning environment and resources

•Promote and reinforce children’s self esteem and independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance

Assist the class teacher in encouraging acceptance and integration of children with special needs, or from different cultures and/or with different first language

•Support the role of parents in pupils’ learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress, achievement and behaviour, maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality at all times

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