Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST)
comprises ten flourishing academies and five nurseries delivering first choice
education, from Early Years to Advanced Level study. Our vision is ‘to grow the
BEST in everyone.’ We believe in the
importance of high expectations, hard work and the development of a community
of schools where each of us strive to ‘be the best that we can be.’ Our schools work together to add value and
compete to continuallyimprove.
PURPOSE OF ROLE:
Under the instruction and
guidance of teaching staff/managers, to support student learning and attend to
the personal, social and physical needs of pupils in order to support their
learning and development and to ensure their safety.
Support for the School
Support for the Curriculum
Support for Teachers
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support for Pupils
attend to the educational, personal, social and physical needs of pupils and
any other requirements depending on the pupil’s special needs and, wherever
possible, make these a part of the learningexperience.
agreed school procedures, for qualified first aiders, to give first
aid/medicine where necessary; assist with programmes of special care under the
direction and guidance of the appropriatespecialist.
promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in
which they areinvolved.
there may be a specific requirement to support a named pupil or pupils with a
Statement of Special Educational Needs, support to other pupils may also be
required, at the direction of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator,
(SENCo) and the classroomteacher.
provide support on school visits and the supervision of pupils on such visits,
at the direction of the SENCO, trip leader and the classroomteacher.
the overall plan set by the class teacher to support the differentiation of
educational activities. This may include contributing to the development and
implementation of the provision identified by the SEND statement objectives of
students and the needs of other students identified on the Learning SupportRegister.
assist the classroom teacher in maintaining classroom discipline by working
with individual and groups of pupils in developing expectations of acceptable
personal and socialbehaviour.
support the teaching of literacy, numeracy or other specific curriculum areas/specialisms
as required and agreed with theSENCo.
work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team, in
particular the class teacher, the SENCO and other learning support assistants;
working at all times within the school’s policies andprocedures
assist in the general efficient operation of the school, including providing
cover for other learning support staff where necessary as directed by theSENCo.
attend staff meetings, participate in performance management reviews and
undertake training and developmentactivities.
during lunchtimes, lead and participate in play and lunchtime supervision
maintain confidentiality at all times in respect of school-related matters and
to prevent disclosure of confidential or sensitiveinformation.
undertake tasks of a similar nature and level, as directed by the Headteacher/ SLT
team / SENCo.
every effort has been made to explain the duties and responsibilities of the
post, each individualtaskundertakenmaynotbeidentified.
will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from the BEST Principals
We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of
children's welfare and offers of employment are subject to DBS clearance and two satisfactory references
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