To Provide cover for classes during teaching staff Planning,
Preparation and Assessment time (PPA) and deliver pre-prepared activities as
and when required by the Executive Principal.
To work under the guidance of class teachers in the planning
and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils or
the whole class to promote effective teaching and learning, providing general
support to class teachers in the management and organisation of the pupil and
To assist teachers in creating and maintaining a purposeful,
orderly and supportive learning environment and promote the inclusion of all
pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.
Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesSupport for pupils
Ø To support working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
Ø To support pupils learning in the most effective way.
Ø To meet the personal needs of pupils whilst encouraging their independence.
Ø To support pupils with special educational needs through the delivery of specific learning programmes pre-planned by the teacher and under instruction of the teacher.
Ø To contribute to setting individual education plan (IEP) targets and to IEP reviews.
Ø To encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively, ensuring all pupils are engaged in activities.
Ø To provide support to enable pupils to access work in the delivery of the Primary National Strategy.Support for the teacher
Ø In the short-term unplanned and planned absence of teachers, to cover all pre-prepared activities to provide continuity for the pupils.
Ø As required, to prepare the classroom/outside areas for lessons, ensuring that resources and equipment are available and cleared away at the end of the lessons as appropriate.
Ø To work on classroom displays following consultation with the teacher.
Ø To administer and mark routine tests in line with the school’s feedback policy.Support for the school
Ø To comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, SEN/Inclusion and data protection, reporting all concerns to the appropriate named person.
Ø To attend relevant meetings and participate in training opportunities and professional development as required.
Ø To provide support for pupils’ emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with school policy.
Ø To accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required within contracted hours and to take responsibility for pupils as necessary.
The academy is
committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject
to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
All support staff posts are subject to the Asylum and Immigration