Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Vacancy description

Under the guidance of a teacher, support small groups or individuals who require help to overcome barriers to learning.

Deliver learning programmes and support individual pupils and small groups.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work with groups of children under the supervision of the teacher, including the implementation of the delivery of programmes of work and implementation of Send Support Plans
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model by presenting a positive personal image and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance
  • Give regular feedback on children’s progress to the class teacher and record in intervention books
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
  • Attend to children’s personal needs, including minor first aid and where necessary toileting, and provide advice on pastoral, social health, physical hygiene and welfare matters
  • Under the direction of the teacher prepare the classroom for lessons, including display work and clear afterwards as appropriate
  • Contribute to the planning cycle, managing and preparing resources, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as directed by the teacher
  • Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies
  • Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs, including assessment
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
  • Be aware of and comply with child protection procedures, health and safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the relevant member of staff
  • Accompany teachers and pupils on educational visits
  • Assist in maintaining high standards of health and safety at all times
  • Maintain good relationships with colleagues and work together as a team
  • Assist in the supervision of classroom and outdoor activities
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff as appropriate
  • To converse at ease and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post
  • Employer: St Benedict's Catholic Primary School
  • Location: Wilmslow
  • Hours: Monday to Friday (Term Time only - 39 weeks) 8.45am - 3.45pm with half an hour for lunch
  • Salary: £162.50 weekly wage
  • Closing date: 19/11/2019