Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Duties will include:

  • Assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with students so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered
  • Provide input into the planning and evaluation of learning activities for individuals and groups of students to enable the teaching staff to make informed decisions when developing their plans
  • Supervise the activities of individuals or groups of students both in and out of the classroom (including educational visits) to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical and emotional development in accordance with the school’s behaviour management policy
  • Monitor individual student’s progress, achievements and development and report these to the teaching staff/line manager to inform decisions taken regarding the Individual Education Plan, Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes for a student
  • Liaise with parents and carers in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils’ wellbeing
  • Record student information, as specified by the teaching staff/line manager to ensure that schools’ information systems are maintained
  • Attend to the personal, social and physical needs of pupils so that their wellbeing is maintained
  • Prepare and maintain learning equipment and ensure that the classroom is kept clean and tidy
  • Display and present the students’ work under the direction of teaching staff, so that it enhances the classroom environment and celebrates achievement
  • Attend staff and other meetings and participate in staff training development work and staff reviews as required
  • Employer: Poynton High School
  • Location: Poynton, SK12 1PU
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. Term Time only plus 5 days of INSET training (39 weeks)
  • Salary: £11,542.70 Annual wage
  • Closing date: 10/01/2023