Tonbridge, Kent, UK Posted on Teaching Assistant

Job Description

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To collaborate with teachers in planning and delivering programmes of teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to undertake educational activities with individuals, groups and whole classes within a framework agreed with and under the overall direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities to individuals, small groups and/or classes modifying and adapting activities as necessary under the overall direction and supervision of a teacher

Organise and manage an appropriate learning environment.

In the absence of a teacher due to long term sickness or vacancy (time limited and through discussion) lead and manage a team of support staff in the delivery of high quality teaching and learning experiences for a class of up to 10 pupils.

Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment.

Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate.

Use teaching and learning objectives to plan, evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate within agreed systems of supervision.

Support pupils in social and emotional wellbeing, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate.

Develop and implement Personalised Learning Plans for pupils, including attendance at, and contribution to, reviews.

Support the role of parents / carers in pupils’ learning and contribute to meetings with parents / carers to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress/achievement etc.

Act as a role model and establish clear framework for behaviour management in line with established policies.

Anticipate and manage behaviour in order to promote pupils’ self control and independence to ensure good behaviour and respect for others is maintained.

Understand and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, equal opportunities, health, safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting concerns to an appropriate person in order to maintain a safe and secure learning environment.

Contribute to the overall work/aims of the school and, in liaison with the teacher, establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies / professionals, in order to support the achievement and progress of pupils.

Participate in training and other learning activities as required and attend relevant meeting to ensure own continuing professional development.

Become a trainer in an agreed chosen discipline relevant to pupil need both within Nexus and the locality of schools.

Supervise and manage the development of other classroom support staff.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

HLTAs at also support school improvement in the following areas:
•Behaviour
•Communication
•EYFS
•Post 16
•Sensory/therapy
•Wellbeing / SEMH
•Physical Development
•Learning Outside the Classroom
•Physical Development
•Creative & Expressive

Heart Teaching are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of religion, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or indeed for any reason.For this role you will require an enhanced DBS on the update device. If you do not have one you be required to apply for a new DBS before starting.We work in line with the Department for Education guidelines and thoroughly vet all candidates prior to placement. You will be asked to provide your current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and if not on the update service to complete a new check through us before commencing a role. Candidates who are signed up to the update service will be asked to provide their DBS details.We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.Heart Teaching are a recruitment business and we are advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of our Clients.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00 to £28,000.00 /year

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Heart Teaching
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 03 Mar 2020

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