Apprentice Teaching Assistant The Marjory Kinnon School
The school wants to recruit a Support Teacher apprentice to develop their skills experience working in a challenging and exciting environment.
Closing date: 16 Oct 2017
Total hours per week: 33.00
Possible start date
23 Oct 2017
11 Sep 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Teaching and Learning
- Under the supervision of the class teacher deliver planned activities to individuals and small groups in small steps so that they are able to access the planned learning.
- To support the development of pupils’ literacy skills in all lessons.
- To support the social communication skills of pupils at all times.
- To support the development of pupils’ independent learning and independence skills.
- To plan and deliver lunchtime activities as timetabled.
- To feedback to the class teacher on the progress made by individual pupils throughout the lesson verbally and in written form.
- To assist the class teacher to mark work and give verbal feedback to pupils on progress made and next steps in all lessons. Under the direction of the class teacher to deliver targeted interventions and report on progress made by pupils receiving these interventions.
- To provide evidence for school monitoring and evaluation purposes and meet all deadlines given by the teacher or SLT.
- To provide support for pupil’s emotional and social needs by encouraging and modeling positive behaviour in line with the School’s Behaviour Policy.
- To assist with the general pastoral care of the pupils, follow Health Care Plans, and help pupils who are sick, distressed or injured.
- To actively engage and supervise pupils during unstructured time and transitions as necessary for their safety.
- To establish positive relationships with the pupils and encourage them to interact with others and engage in activities.
Management of Resources
- To prepare the classroom for lessons, ensuring resources are available and cleared away throughout, and at the end of the lesson.
- To prepare and maintain appropriate learning aids, materials and equipment and assist the pupils in their use.
Support to the class teacher
- Carry out any reasonable duties, which the class teacher deems appropriate and necessary for the benefit and well-being of the pupils.
- To accompany the class teacher and supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
- To work on displays following consultation with the class teacher/team leader.
- To provide general clerical support, e.g. photocopying, laminating, filing, etc. as required.
- To attend Parents’ Evening if required.
- Keep own knowledge and skills up-to-date.
- Contribute to the creation and development of an organisation in which all staff recognise that they are accountable for the success of the school.
- Attend and participate in regular meetings, fulfil responsibilities as specified on school rotas and duties and undertake lunchtime supervision duty.
This job description is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.
It is expected that the post holder may, if required, carry out any relevant additional duties, which the Head Teacher may, from time to time, deem appropriate and necessary.
Requirements and prospects
- Is able to work as a member of a class team to deliver and assess planned tasks.
- Is able to build and maintain successful and positive relationships with pupils, treating them equitably with respect and consideration.
- Can break down given planned tasks into small steps of learning and can give focused feedback on progress made and next steps.
- Can use ICT effectively to support learning and general administrative tasks.
- Can self-evaluate effectively to improve own practice.
- Hold a UK driving license and, after training is provided, be willing to drive minibus (desirable).
- Demonstrate a willingness and ability to improve own practices and to act on feedback.
- Be positive and respond to situations in a calm, professional manner at all times.
- Be self motivated, creative, robust and resilient.
- Carry out responsibilities while being flexible and adaptable.
- At all times model good relationships, attitudes and behaviour.
- Work collaboratively within a team using own initiative.
- Understand and respect social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
- Support the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher in their duty to ensure that the school meets its educational aims to deliver the best possible educational outcomes for pupils.
- Act as a positive ambassador for Marjory Kinnon School and make a meaningful contribution to the school community.
GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics (or a willingness to achieve this within 2 years of appointment).
Things to consider
About the employer
- Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Level 2 Technical Certificate
- Level 1 Functional Skills
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
EALING, HAMMERSMITH & WEST LONDON COLLEGE
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ealing, Hammersmith & W London College
Rachel McKenzie 07568108429 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017