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Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Apprentice Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
26/04/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/06/2018 13:50
Salary:
5772.00
Hours per week:
30
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
174579
Employment Location:
Butteryhaugh, Kielder, NE48 1HQ

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Jun


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Kielder First School is in the most remote village in England and we are always keen to welcome visitors. Our children benefit from small classes where they can receive an individual education.


The aim of this post is to assist in delivering an outstanding indoor and outdoor curriculum which develops children’s skills particularly in communication, language, literacy, and personal, social, and relationship skills. The postholder should have a good sense of humour and be able to work as part of a team.

There are 3 aspects to this post

Being a TA supporting children’s learning across the Foundation Stage
Being a member of the Foundation Stage Team
Being flexible to working in other areas of school
Duties and key result areas:

Support for Pupils

Attend to the personal needs of pupils including the implementation of personal learning programmes that may include social, health, physical,
hygiene and welfare objectives.
Supervise and support children in their access of learning.
Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to the needs of each individual child.
To actively promote inclusive practice within the classroom setting to ensure acceptance of all children.
Encourage children to play and interact with one another.
Encourage children to engage in, and participate in learning activities lead by the class teacher.
To have challenging expectations that encourages children to act independently and build self esteem.
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the class teacher.
Support for the Teacher

Working under guidance of the teacher :
As a TA supporting children’s learning across the Foundation Stage by
Planning, delivering and resourcing learning activities under the direction and guidance of the class teacher
Effectively communicate the work to the pupils and ensure that pupils are aware of the teacher’s expectations.
Encourage pupils to work co-operatively with others to ensure all are engaged and on task.
Respond knowledgeably to any questions from pupils
Differentiate the delivery of the learning activities through appropriate questioning, support or extension
Report to teachers on the behaviour of pupils and any issues arising.
Create and maintain a purposeful and orderly learning environment in line with lesson planning as provided by the supervising teacher.
Assist the supervising teacher with the planning of learning activities.
As directed by the class teacher / Level 3 Teaching Assistant:
Prepare the classroom prior to a lesson
Clear up after a lesson
Assist with the display of pupils’ work
Report to the classroom teacher, as agreed, on:
Pupil problems
Pupil progress
Pupil achievements
Undertake the maintenance of pupils’ records as directed by the class teacher.
Support the teacher in the management of pupil behaviour.
Gather information from parents and carers as directed by the class teacher.
Establish constructive relationships with parents and carers.
Provide the classroom teacher with clerical and admin support, particularly:
Undertaking bulk photocopying
Word processing
Filing
Collecting money
Support for the Curriculum

Undertake structured and agreed teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses.
Help pupils to understand instructions
Support pupil learning with respect to all of the local and national learning strategies
Prepare and maintain equipment and resources required to meet learning activities and assist pupils in their use.
Support for the School

Comply with all school policies relating to:

Health and Safety
Equal Opportunities
Child Protection
Confidentiality and data protection.
Work in such a way as to promote the ethos and vision of the school.
Participate in training and development, and activities that contribute to the management of performance.
Assist with the management of pupils outside the classroom e.g. lunch times and outside the school e.g. school trips as directed by the class teacher
and member of the school’s management.
To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required commensurate with the grade of the post.
The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

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