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Intervention Support Teacher - English

Additional Resources Ltd
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Intervention Support Teacher, English

Location: London E2

Fixed Term Contract, 1st September 2022 - 31st August 2023.

Point 12: £18,033 (FTE: £21,191) - Point 16: £19,416 (FTE: £22,817)

We are seeking an English intervention support teacher for an academy that is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. They expect all staff and to share this commitment, therefore all positions will involve a degree of responsibility for the safeguarding and welfare of children.

Main Purpose of the Role:

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who will:
  • Be responsible for interventions delivered within the subject area in line with the department's aims and objectives.
  • Lead small group intervention sessions specifically tailored to raise the achievement of underperforming students.
  • Support the subject area in closing the skills and knowledge gap of targeted students, and provide support in the classroom where appropriate.

Teaching and Learning Responsibilities
  • Plan and deliver appropriate and challenging interventions to specific students working within the Subject Area. This will include one to ones and groups of students as appropriate.
  • Work closely with class teachers and Key Stage Leads in the department to ensure curriculum continuity and progression in intervention sessions.
  • Ensure that the programmes devised for pupils are in line with their needs as laid out in their Statement of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and that they contribute towards the achievement of agreed outcomes.
  • Keep abreast of new developments/initiatives in both special needs' education and mainstream education.
  • Make maximum use of the resources in the department(s), the facilities within the Academy as a whole and the surrounding borough.
  • Keep the Head of Learning Area and relevant Key Stage Leads informed of the progress of students.

Monitoring and Assessment
  • Monitor and review pupil progression and achievement through data analysis and target setting, in line with agreed department aims.
  • Respond to assessment data generated across the department to target student learning.

Job Specification

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Education to degree level or A level/equivalent, including English and Maths GCSE A*- C.
  • Teaching qualification desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in a similar role, particularly in relation to leading intervention sessions for students.
  • Experience of teaching/supporting students within the classroom.
  • Good listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively with children and young people, families, school staff and a range of other professionals.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of intervention support techniques and programmes.
  • Knowledge, understanding of (or a willingness to learn) assessment and reporting procedures for students with additional learning needs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection and safeguarding children.
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues and factors related to underachievement and barriers to learning and participation.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • The ability to work flexibly, calmly and with patience.
  • The ability to lead and work as part of a team.
  • Able to establish and develop supportive relationships with children and young people.
  • Able to exercise initiative, work independently and take responsibility for the delivery of a programme.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of independence in organising and planning their work.
  • Understanding and awareness of equal opportunities, experience of strategies to promote equality of opportunity and a commitment to work within the Academy's related policies in this area.

Personal Qualities:
  • Commit fully to the Academy's mission and values.
  • Demonstrate excellence and a positive approach with a "can do" attitude.
  • Have a strong sense of moral purpose and believe that every child, no matter their background or ability, deserves the chance to reach their full potential.
  • Have a high level of personal drive and consistently set extremely high standards for themselves, amongst their team and their students.
  • Be passionate about character development and the impact it can have on the lives of young people.
  • Good attendance, punctuality and time management.

Monitoring and Assessment:
  • Monitor and review pupil progression and achievement through data analysis and target setting, in line with agreed department aims.
  • Respond to assessment data generated across the department to target student learning.

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
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