PHSCE Learning Assistant Bury Church of England High School, Bury, Lancashire

Job description

Salary Grade: Grade 7, scp 7 - 11, Salary Range: £19,554 to £21,166 (pro rata’d to £17,839 - £19,766)
Hours: 37 hours per week, term time only, plus 15 days

To support the learning of pupils in all aspects of Personal, Health, Social, Citizenship & Enterprise(PHSCE) and Careers education including the production of materials, organisation of resources availability to participate in after school activities, administrative tasks, supervision of classes across the curriculum, maintenance of good order and purposeful atmosphere and undertaking tasks to enhance the learning environment . Supervision of pupils at break and lunchtime, delivery of collective worship and the registration of classes, and the provision of hospitality.

To assist in the establishment and promotion of the Gatsby Benchmarks of good careers guidance. To work with outside agencies to co-ordinate events in and out of school.

The delivery and support of PHSCE and Careers under the direction of the Lead Practitioner i/c PHSCE, the Head and Senior Leadership Team.

To implement policies and practices which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement through effective teaching and learning;

To have an enthusiasm for the subject, which motivates and supports other staff and encourages a shared understanding of the contribution the subject can make to all aspects of pupils’ lives;

To support the learning of all pupils in all aspects of PHSCE and Careers;

To manage the school’s Work Experience programme on a day to day basis;

To be able to visit work places and other external agencies as required and to carry out off site assessments;

To support the production and delivery of appropriate learning materials;

To carry out administrative tasks in PHSCE and Careers as required;

To contribute to the development of whole school policy;

To attend meetings as directed by the Head of PHSCE,
Head/Designated SLT member in line with school policy;

To provide guidance, support and intervention to ensure good conduct and an effective learning environment;

To provide supervision of classes ensuring pupils engage in the work set, maintenance of good order and a purposeful atmosphere, under the direction of the Head of PHSCE;

To be able to speak to and deliver presentations to large groups of people;

To supervise small groups of pupils to provide targeted support in their learning of PHSCE and Careers;

To promote and encourage out of classroom activities through visits, exchanges, extra-curricular activities and clubs, and to be available to participate in these as required;

To undertake tasks to enhance the learning environment of the school with PHSCE promotion through, for example, devising and putting up displays.

Organising and delivering special events for PHSCE and Careers.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Essential qualifications

A qualification in a PHSCE related discipline are expected, as is the effective use of IT and the ability to apply this to the learning of PHSCE.

Essential skills and experience

You are asked to view the job description and person specification on the school website for the skills and experience required for this role

About Bury Church of England High School

The school is full and annually oversubscribed with capacity for 830 pupils on roll. Parents tell us that they choose to send their children here mainly because of the school’s high academic standards, caring Christian ethos, orderly and work centred atmosphere, very good working relationships between staff and pupils and the emphasis we place on promoting the progress and achievement of the individual child. Parents are very supportive of the school. We are proud of the school’s good practice and high standards of achievement. Like any school we also have our challenges, but through our collective efforts Governors, staff, parents and community partners are committed to improving the effectiveness of the school yet further. Our aim is to provide a high quality educational experience for our pupils as we help to prepare them for adulthood and lifelong learning. We sustain high levels of attainment, which exceed national standards and expectations. Performance in the end of Key Stage 3 assessments is consistently good and GCSE results are well above local and national averages. We enjoy a very good local reputation and strong relationships with the Churches, Local Authority, community organisations, business, primary schools and colleges. The school's Christian foundation dates back to 1748 and the present buildings opened in 1964 with a Sports Hall added in 2004 and further adaptations more recently. We occupy an open site including extensive lawns, playing fields and tennis courts close to Bury town centre.

Haslam Brow, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0TS
LA Maintained School
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