Under the guidance and supervision of the class
teacher or line manager:
- In line with the school vision and
values: promote learning, equality, respect and independence.
- To enable access to learning for all pupils and assist the teacher in
the management of pupils and the classroom.
- To undertake learning, care or support programmes for individuals or
groups of pupils.
- To support programmes for
teaching communication, literacy and numeracy as well as to work with pupils on
their Individual Education plans, assisting pupils to access the full
- To help organise personalised
classroom activities, prepare resources and maintain the learning environment.
This will include mounting displays that reflect the work of the students.
- Monitor pupil progress and
contribute to future planning as part of a team. Maintain records and pupil
- Provide support for pupil’s emotional and
social development by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line
with the school’s vision and values, Behaviour Policy and individual
Positive Behaviour Support Plans/Risk Assessments.
- Ensure the physical welfare of pupils and
assist them with physical needs adhering to manual handling guidelines as
appropriate and agreed.
- Use skills and talents to lead
extra-curricular activities for small groups of students.
- Communicate and liaise with other members of
the school staff and the multi-disciplinary team to carry out therapy
programmes and ensure the most effective academic, emotional and social
provision. This may include taking part in hydro-therapy and swimming
- Supervise pupils in the playground and other
lunch time activities including organising/structuring appropriate play
time activities to promote self-occupation skills and independence.
- Supervise students from transport in the
morning and on again in the afternoon, relaying any messages from parents
or escorts to the relevant professional.
- Support pupils in any personal care programmes,
including dressing, feeding and toileting for those where this is
applicable. To clear up hygienically after any toileting or illness
- Administer medication or medical interventions
e.g. gastrostomy feeds, suctioning, oral medication (when mutually agreed
with the school nurse and after specific training by medically trained
staff – this will be carried out under their supervision until such time
as their competencies are signed off and the staff member themselves are
confident to carry them out).
- Attend outings with students and provide care
and learning activities in accordance with school policies and safety
guidelines, including reading and adhering to risk assessments.
- Support students during transitions in their
lives working with colleagues to support students through difficult times.
- Participate in policy review and in giving
feedback on documentation.
- Promote equal opportunities within the school
- Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding
the welfare of children.
- Maintain confidentiality in and outside the
- Undertake any other reasonable duties from
time to time as may be directed by the head teacher or his / her nominee.
Pond Meadow is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff, governors, visitors and parents/carers to actively support this commitment. This includes doing everything we can to protect our children in school, at home, in the community and online.
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