Job Title: Teaching Assistant 2 – Medical Needs
Salary Range: TA2 Grade 2, Point 3-5 (£15,724.26 to £16,300.74
hours per week (Monday to Friday) Term
Time plus 1 week
To work with teachers to support
the teaching, learning and emotional well-being of students within the academy,
to enable groups of students to make best use of the educational opportunities
available to them.
- May be required to stand for
long periods and or work in awkward positions
- Some exposure to unpleasant
conditions e.g. noise, outdoor working.
- Whilst all TA’s may be asked
to support with personal care issues if required, this role specifically
requires the post holder to deal with personal care in relation to hygiene,
dressing, feeding, mobility and administering medication on a daily basis. Training will be given if required.
with individuals or small groups of students in the classroom or Progress
Centre under the direct supervision of teaching staff.
with individual pupils with special educational needs and/or with pupils
for whom English is not their first language.
planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the
teacher, adjusting activities to students’ responses as appropriate.
in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher.
independent learning and inclusion of all students.
feedback to students in relation to attainment and progress under the
direction of the teacher.
with the development of individual development plans for pupils e.g. IEPs.
prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they
are available for use, including developing and presenting displays in
resources for lessons/activities under the guidance of the SENCO/teacher.
and/or support in exams and tests.
students on educational visits.
with break time supervision, including facilitating games and activities.
pupils with dressing, hygiene and eating, whilst encouraging independence.
pupils emotional and social well-being, reporting any problems to the SENCO/teacher.
with the careful and safe use of equipment.
own duties to new or less experienced staff.
the work of volunteers and other providers in the classroom.
information about students with other staff, parents/carers, internal and
external agencies as appropriate; maintain appropriate record keeping.
the teacher in monitoring, accessing, and recording student progress under
the guidance of the teacher.
assist the Principal in ensuring that the academy runs smoothly, and acting in
a management capacity, as the need arises. This includes:
- Actively promoting the academy’s
high expectations and equal opportunities policy.
- Maintaining sound procedures for
security, supervision, and maintenance of the school environment, ensuring
that all safeguarding/health and safety regulations are met.
- Modeling the highest
standards of professional conduct, supporting and driving excellence in
all practice within the academy; ensuring that Cliff Park Ormiston Academy
and the Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and
beyond the academy.
The post holder will participate in the academy’s arrangements for
- All staff are part of a
wider academy team. Each individual,
therefore, is required to support the values/ethos of the academy and the academy
priorities as defined in the Academy Improvement Plan. This will mean being responsive to the
needs of colleagues, parents and students and being flexible in a demanding
environment. On occasions the post holder may be expected to carry out additional
tasks, as requested by the Principal and Governors, which are not specifically
specified in this job description.
- All staff in the academy
work subject to statute and academy policies and procedures. The post holder
will be expected to become familiar with these and work in accordance with
- This is a new job
profile for a new post. It will be for a probationary period of 6 months
initially and is subject to review with the post holder from time to time.
- Due to the nature of
this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of Criminal Record
Disclosure to be undertaken. It is
essential that post holders disclose whether they have any pending
charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and if so, for which
offences. Any failure to disclose such convictions will result in
dismissal or disciplinary action by the academy.
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