Role: Work under the instruction/direction of SENDCo and
teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning & teaching of
pupils with special educational needs.
To work with children who have complex needs, providing an appropriate level of
To attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement personal programmes.
Provide support to pupils who have communication difficulties.
Work collaboratively with teachers to provide effective support for learning
Implement and contribute to planned learning activities
Provide support for pupils with challenging behaviour under the direct
supervision of a teacher.
Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress.
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment/progress under guidance of
Support pupils in their social development and their emotional well-being.
To establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and
responding appropriately to individual needs.
To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the
To be aware of pupil problems/achievements and report to the teacher.
To provide administrative support.
To support pupils in respect of literacy, numeracy & IT as directed by the
To prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and
assist pupils in their use.
To be aware of and comply with policies & procedures relating to child
protection, health and safety & confidentiality, reporting all concerns to
an appropriate person.
To support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities
to learn and develop
participate in training and performance development.
To assist with the supervision of pupils in before and after school clubs and
20. To accompany teaching staff
and pupils on out of school activities
In return, we can offer:
- motivated and enthusiastic
children with high standards of behaviour who deserve the very best
- an excellent building with good
- supportive, hard-working
colleagues and governors who care passionately about our school and local
- career development opportunities
Candidates are welcome to visit the school and this is strongly
encouraged. Please call to arrange a mutually convenient time.
For more information about the school and what we offer at Gildersome
Primary, please visit the school website www.gildersomeprimary.org.uk
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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