Teaching Assistant

Location Bodmin
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £19454 to £20240
Contact name: Sian Davies

Contact email: sian.davies@opus-abc.uk
Job ref: 51080
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: 10/06/2022

Teaching Assistant, Secondary

Location: Bodmin

Salary: £19,454 - £20,240 pro-rata

Hours per week: 32 hours a week / Term Time

Start Date: September 2022

Closing Date: 29/06/2022

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Teaching Assistant who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.

The ideal candidate will have excellent teamwork and communication skills, boundless patience and resilience and the ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with pupils who have a range of social, emotional and mental health needs.

The Role:

• To assist the delivery of outstanding lessons, leading to significant progression and attainment for all pupils.

 • To actively implement the school's behaviour policy and systems in order to assist the delivery of outstanding education to our students.

• Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils.

• Promote pupils' independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.

• Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Demonstrate an informed and efficient approach to teaching and learning by adopting relevant strategies to support the work of the teacher and increase participation and achievement of all pupils.

• Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities.

• Use effective behaviour management strategies consistently in line with the school's policy and procedures.

• Support class teachers with maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.

• In collaboration with the Class Teacher, organise and manage teaching space and resources to help maintain a stimulating and safe learning environment.

• Observe pupil performance and pass observations on to the class teacher.

• Supervise a class if the teacher is temporarily unavailable.

• Where applicable, use ICT skills to advance pupils' learning.

• Undertake any other relevant duties given by the class teacher, or Senior Leadership Team.

• Support pupils across the school.

• Encourage appropriate social behaviour, during school hours both in and out of school and cater for the general welfare of children.

• Accompany children on educational visits under the direction of the Teacher.

• Make, devise and maintain equipment as required, ensuring that the classroom is kept in a clean and tidy condition.

We are dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

To enquire or apply now, please send your application across.