OUTLINE JOB DESCRIPTION
SUMMARY OF MAIN DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
Outline Job Description
The following information is furnished to help Christ Church Academy staff and those people considering joining the academy to understand and appreciate the work content of their post and the role they are to play in the organisation. However, the following points should be noted:
1 Whilst every endeavour has been made to outline all the duties and responsibilities of the post, a document such as this does not permit every item to be specified in detail. Broad headings, therefore, may have been used below, in which case all the usual associated routines are naturally included in the job description.
Employees should not refuse to undertake work, which is not specified on this form, but they should record any additional duties they are required to perform, and these will be considered when the post is reviewed.
Christ Church Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer and requires its employees to comply with all current equality policies.
Christ Church Academy is committed to making any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job role and the working environment that would enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition
PRIME OBJECTIVES OF THE POST:
To complement, appreciate and support the role of teachers and other professionals by undertaking work/care/support programmes which enables access to learning in the community as part of a teacher planned approach.
To support the class teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom, and other senior staff on a range of teaching and learning experiences which deliver an appropriately differentiated and suitably challenging creative curriculum for all pupils whilst meeting statutory requirements.
Work within school policies and procedures under the direction and guidance of senior staff and within an agreed system of supervision.
May from time to time be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
(See Personnel Specification)
Will assist in maintaining the good discipline of pupils throughout school and be expected to use good common sense, as well as use initiative in all matters relating to the conduct and behaviour of individual pupils, groups of pupils and whole classes, the safety, mobility (if required), hygiene and well-being of the pupils; making decisions within established working practices and procedures.
Will recognise and challenge any incidents of racism, bullying, harassment, victimisation, and any form of abuse of equal opportunities, ensuring compliance with the relevant school policy and procedures.
Will deal with any issues, immediate problems or emergencies that arise in line with school policies and procedures liaising with colleagues where necessary e.g., dealing with a sick, injured, or distressed child.
Acting as a role model, will establish productive and constructive working relationships with pupils, setting high expectations, motivating, and interacting with them, being aware of their individual needs, supporting difference and ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop whilst responding appropriately.
Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes appropriate to the pupil’s needs to ensure physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development, considering diversity e.g., language, culture, ability, race, and religion.
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans and Personal Care Programmes; attending to the pupils’ personal needs and maintaining related personal programmes with the correct use of care materials including the safety and well-being of the pupils, therapy and medical intervention needs of the pupil and first aid, paying attention to social, health, physical and welfare matters as well as high standards of cleanliness and hygiene e.g. washing, dressing, toileting, and, if applicable, mobility.
Promote and reinforce the inclusion, acceptance, and integration of all pupils, including those with specific and special needs and those from diverse cultures and/or with a different first language as appropriate.
Will prepare, create, and maintain a purposeful, orderly, and supportive learning environment to meet the lesson plans. Take responsibility for the care, preparation, maintenance, and use of relevant equipment, assisting pupils in its use and clearing/storage afterwards.
Will be aware of pupil progress, monitor/record pupil responses against pre-determined learning objectives as well as provide accurate, constructive, and detailed feedback/reports to the teacher and pupils.
Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own actions whilst supporting the teacher in managing this. Deal promptly with conflict and incidents (including those involving restraint) and reporting challenging behaviour where appropriate in line with established policy.
In respect of local and national learning strategies, will support pupils to achieve learning goals e.g. literacy, numeracy, KS1, KS2, early years as directed by the teacher.
Will assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes, accompanying teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities; taking responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher.
ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Will have contact with members of the public/other professionals e.g. teaching staff, governors, parents/carers, community groups, local education authority, external providers etc.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
Be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the Equality Act.
Must be legally entitled to work in the UK.
ESSENTIAL (E)/DESIRABLE (D)
OFFICE USE ONLY:
DATE OF ISSUE:
This job post has expired.