TAL028


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Job Reference: TAL028
Area / Location: Haslingden
Business Classification: School
Pay: £3.50 per hour (Apprenticeship Wage)
Role / Duties:

Support for Pupils

To meet the needs of pupil(s) in relation to welfare, hygiene, toileting, dressing, feeding and mobility.

-            To assist with movement around the school environment and during school activities.

-            To assist in the development of independent social skills.

-            To assist in the proper use of specialist aids and equipment.

-               To assist in the supervision of set tasks and integrated therapy for an individual/small group of pupils.

-            To accompany pupils on visits.

-            To administer basic first aid where appropriately trained.

-               To assist in the specific medical/care needs of pupils when specific training has been undertaken

Support for the Teacher

-            To assist in preparation of resources and tidying away.

-               To assist with the maintenance of classroom equipment ensuring it is kept in a clean and tidy condition and reporting damages.

-            To assist in monitoring, displaying and the removal of work displays.

-            To report pupils problems/achievements to the teacher as necessary.

-            To undertake photocopying and routine clerical duties.

-            To report pupil absence to the school's nominated person.

-            To report information from parents/carer as directed.

Support for the School

-            To assist in providing an atmosphere in which effective learning can take place.

-            To attend staff training/meetings where appropriate.

-            To work within school policies and procedures.

-            To take care for their own and other people's health and safety.

-            To be aware of the confidential nature of issues related to home/pupil/teacher/school work.

-               To assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school.

Support for the Curriculum

-            Ensure the availability of appropriate learning aids, materials and equipment.

Required Skills / Experience / Personal Qualities: GCSE Maths and English A*- D preferred

Ability to relate well to children

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to organise classroom resources

Good communication skills (oral and written)

Knowledge of classroom roles and responsibilities

Knowledge of the concept of confidentiality

Basic knowledge of First Aid

Ability to use relevant technology (eg video, photocopier)

Flexible attitude to work

Demonstrate an understanding of working in a Special School/Early Years Setting

Prospects: Progression on to Advanced Apprenticeship is a possibility for the right candidate.
Training Involved: The RWP Training Apprenticeship in Teaching Assistants will offer you a 12 month programme of work based learning where you will gain the following qualifications:
  • Cache Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning Thinking Skills
  • Be Safe Booklet
Days/Hours:Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 16:30
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