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Apprentice Teaching Assistant with Priory School

Vacancy Description
The successful candidate will be working with special educational needs children.
SUPPORT FOR PUPILS

  • Attend to pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, behavioural, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate

SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHER

  • Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed
  • Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc

SUPPORT FOR THE CURRICULUM

  • Support pupils to understand instructions
  • Support pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, as directed by the teacher
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed
  • Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use

SUPPORT FOR THE SCHOOL

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other activities and performance development as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunch times
  • Accompanying teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities

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