Statement of Purpose
To work, under guidance, to
provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who need particular help to
overcome barriers to learning.
- Provide pastoral support to
pupils within the schoolenvironment.
- Receive and supervise pupils
excluded from, or otherwise not working to, a normaltimetable.
- Attend to pupils’ personal
needs and provide advice to assist in their social, health and hygiene
development on a dailybas
- Care for pupils who are
critically or terminally ill.
- Participate in the comprehensive
assessment of pupils to determine those in need of particular help.
- In conjunction with the teacher
the development and implementation of Individual Education/
- Support provision for pupils
- Develop 1:1 mentoring
arrangements with pupils and provide support for distressed pupils.
- Use specialist
knowledge/experience to provide appropriate support to pupils in relation totheir individual needs (e.g. daily
- Provide feedback to pupils and
teachers in relation to progress, achievement, behaviour, attendanceetc.
Support for the Teacher
- To act as Cover Supervisor
during teacher absence under the direction of a teacher/designated member of
staff. Cover will be in accordance with
the nationally agreed protocols and as provided for in the Education Act 2002.
(The role of Cover Supervisor will be to supervise and take sole
responsibility, for short term cover only, for a class/group who are
undertaking pre- planned work or where pupils are able to undertake effective,
- Support pupils’ access to
learning using appropriate strategies, resources etc.
- Work with other staff in
planning, evaluating and adjusting learning activities asappropriate.
- Monitor and evaluate pupils’
responses and progress against action plans through observation and plannedrecording.
- Under direction of teacher
provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to other staff
on pupils’ achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability
of appropriate evidence (e.g.Headteacher).
- Be responsible for keeping and
updating records as agreed with other staff, contributing to reviews of
- Assist in the development and
implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies.
- Establish constructive
relationships with parents/carers, exchanging information, facilitating their
support for their child’s attendance, access and learning and supporting home
to school and communitylinks.
- Assist the teacher in the
development, implementation and monitoring of systems relating to attendance
- Clerical/admin support relating
to classroom activity e.g. dealing with correspondence,
compilation/analysis/reporting on attendance, exclusions etc, and making phone
- Co-ordinate and organise pupils
attending extra-curricular activities/work experience or other out of school
activities under guidance of teacher.
Support for the Curriculum
- Implement agreed learning
activities/teaching programmes under direction of teacher.
- To be aware of and appreciate a
range of activities, courses, organisations and individuals to provide support
- Under direction of teacher
determine the need for, prepare and use specialist equipment, plans and
resources to supportpupils.
to School (this list is not exhaustive and should
reflect the ethos of the school)
- Promote and safeguard the
welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into
- Be aware of and comply with
policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and
security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an
- Be aware of and support
difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn
- Liaise effectively with
teachers/parents/guardians, welfare officers, health visitors and other
professional staff as part of the routine consultativeprocess.
- Contribute to the overall
ethos/work/aims of theschool.
- Attend relevant meetings asrequired.1Participate in training and
other learning activities and performance development as required (see footnote1).
- Assist with the supervision of
pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and atlunchtimes.
- Recognise own strengths and
areas of expertise and use these to advice and supportothers.
Hall Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and
safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this
commitment. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to Enhanced DBS
and pre-employment checks, including, confirmation of appropriate
qualifications and professional references.
also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online
search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may
help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly
available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with
children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview.
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