Senior Teaching Assistant - literacy & numeracy support

Recruiter
Livability
Location
Poole
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
16 Jun 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Victoria Education Centre encompasses a day school and two residential settings based in Poole Dorset offering specialised, high quality care and therapy for young disabled people from 3-25 years old. All of our residents / students have physical disabilities or complex medical conditions and many have additional needs including communication difficulties, learning difficulties and sensory impairments.

Right now we are looking for an Senior Teaching Assistant with specific responsibility for literacy & numeracy to join our supportive and compassionate team.

Role Requirements

To take the lead support in complementing the work of teachers substantially contributing to teaching of literacy and numeracy and to work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team.

Leading small groups of students in literacy and numeracy up to GCSE level – supporting them with examination preparation and coursework.

Under the direction of a teacher, take responsibility for delegated learning activities. This involves a contribution to the planning & preparation of lessons; covering and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or whole classes without the presence of the teacher and monitoring students by assessing, recording and reporting on their achievements, progress and development.

To be responsible for agreed educational software packages so that it plays a central role in supporting and developing continuous learning within the school.

Under the direction of the teachers, support students to achieve learning goals and carry out structured and agreed learning activities, adjusting in accordance to students’ responses.

Provide assistance to curriculum areas/departments in the preparation and setting up of software and supporting resources to ensure teaching of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum

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