St Joseph's and St Gregory's Catholic Primary School are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant (Level 3). The role is to work with both specific children with SEND and to support the children across the school in developing their learning in core areas.
We are looking for someone who can work with children across our school to:
*Provide positive encouragement, feedback and praise to reinforce and sustain the pupils’ efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem.
*Support pupils in developing social skills both in and out of the classroom.
*Provide regular feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the teacher, including feedback on the effectiveness of the behaviour strategies adopted.
*Under the direction of the teacher, carry out and report on systematic observations of pupils, gather evidence of their knowledge, understanding and skills upon which the teacher makes judgements about their stage of development.
*When working with a group of pupils, understand and use group dynamics to promote group effectiveness and support group and individual performance.
*Work with any child within the school community, supporting them and their needs with dignity.
*Where appropriate to develop a relationship to foster links between home and school, and to keep the school informed of relevant information.
*Be aware of confidential issues linked to home/pupil/teacher/school
*Contribute towards reviews of the pupil’s progress as appropriate
*Participate in training activities offered by the school to further knowledge and skills of working with children with a range of needs.
*Provide break time supervision
All staff uphold the core values and Catholic ethos of the school. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance in line with our Safer Recruitment Policy
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