post-holder may be expected to work with individual children having special or
particular needs, and groups of children, as directed. The following does not
represent an exhaustive list but gives an indication of the role.
Planning and organisation:
· - To discuss and
contribute to the teacher’s programme/plan for the lesson/day/week/term.
· - To help adapt
differentiated materials to enable children to access the curriculum.
· - To assist with the
general management and organisation of children and resources/equipment which
relate to the support of children.
· - To assist with the
planning, organising and supervising of educational visits and outings.
· - Under the
direction of the class teacher, to prepare classroom and associated areas for
use including preparing materials, and setting out equipment, apparatus
· - To clean and put
away materials, equipment, and apparatus after use. Tidy classroom and associated
· - To make up and
maintain work/topic cards/sheets/books and other teaching aids. Prepare work and notices for display
purposes. Assist with/arrange displays
and interest tables.
Working with children:
· - To work with and
support individuals or groups of children on specific activities such as
reading, writing, practical, creative, physical, recreational activities and
· - To develop an
understanding of the specific needs of pupils to be supported.
· - To have an
awareness of vulnerable groups of children including those pupils eligible for
pupil premium funding.
· - To aid pupils’ to
learn as effectively as possible in both group situations and individually.
· - To aid children in
developing independent leaning skills.
· - To promote and
model creative, imaginative and constructive play with the children.
· - To guide and
assist the development of children’s social behaviour, attitudes, self-esteem
· - To assist the
class teacher and SENDCo / Inclusion Co-ordinator to develop suitable
programmes of support and then carry out the support, within the classroom or
in a withdrawal situation.
· - To provide
feedback about pupils’ difficulties and progress to the class teacher and SENDCo
/ Inclusion Co-ordinator.
· - To participate in
the evaluation of support programmes with the class teacher and SENDCo / Inclusion
· To assist with the
supervision of children:
o - Within classroom
settings, d uring school
assembly, a t play/meal times, o n outings and
educational visits & n ot participating
in an activity
· - To help children constructively
to participate in activities by adapting and/or interpreting lessons and
Care and welfare:
· - To administer
support care/first aid, report injuries to appropriate authorities within the school
and enter details in the accident book.
To issue prescribed medication (following prior agreement with parents
and in accordance with the school’s policy).
· - To care
appropriately for children taken ill whilst at school and to inform/contact
parents, once the Headteacher has been notified.
· - To ensure Health
and Safety regulations are complied with at all times.
Liaison and communication:
· - To liaise with
other members of staff and multi-professional services.
· - To contribute to EHCP
/ other SEND meetings as appropriate.
· - To foster links
between home and school as appropriate.
· - To attend relevant
courses, INSET and training days to develop experience and broaden awareness,
expertise and skills.
· - To participate
with the school’s appraisal process.
Commitment to the school:
· - To play a full
part in the life of the school, attending a selection of charity and social
events, sports days and PTA events to raise money for better school resources.
· - To ensure that
confidentiality is maintained at all times, in line with the school’s
· - To promote a positive
image of the school among parents and in the wider community.
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