1 to 1 Teaching Assistants required

Recruiter
The Supply Register
Location
Tiverton
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
16 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Oct 2020
Ref
1756602413
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Responsibilities

Support for a student on a one to one basis in accessing learning activities in a variety of settings, including vocational placements and Learning Outside the Classroom, as directed by Teacher/Senior Staff to include:-
  • Model excellent social and communication skills and relationships. Support and encourage students to engage in learning activities, and promote Good Behaviour
  • Assist with the supervision of your student during off-site activities, including Training Placements
  • Be knowledgeable of, and comply with Policies and Procedures relating to- Child Protection; Health & Safety; Security; and Confidentiality - reporting all concerns to the Designated Person/s
  • Be aware of, and support difference, and ensure your student has equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Provide support for the preparation of, and undertaking of examinations
  • Be an Excellent and effective role model for the standards of behaviour expected of students
  • To support in the development, monitoring and evaluation of IEP's.
Support for the Academy to include:-
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the Service
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals, and maintain positive working relationships
  • Attend relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training, learning activities, performance development, and maintain a record of own professional development.

Skills

Essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work 1 to 1 with a student, within school community teams, and wider community teams
  • Ability to produce clear and accurate reports
  • Ability to follow instructions, and to use initiative to work with young people in a variety of settings, in and outside of the school e.g, including but not limited to after school clubs, Food & Nutrition, P.E./Outdoor Education, and Vocational placements
  • Ability to work within corporate policies
  • Awareness of Equal Opportunities and Health & Safety, Child Protection Procedures and Safeguarding & Welfare
  • Ability to maintain good discipline and challenge negative behaviour.

Experience & Job Knowledge

Essential
  • Experience of supporting young people with Autistic Spectrum conditions, including but not limited to social, emotional and mental health; speech, language and communication needs.
  • Experience of supporting with the supervision of young people during off-site activities.
Desirable
  • Evidence of supporting the writing and mentoring of IEP's and Pastoral Support Plans
  • Evidence of involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of supporting in developing/delivering differentiated programmes of work
  • Knowledge of SEN and statutory assessment procedures, and the SEN Code of Practice
  • Experience of working with young people who suffer from social communication and mental health complications.

General Duties
  • As and when required, to undertake duties in connection with personal hygiene and welfare of your student, as directed by teaching staff
  • Provide clerical/admin support, e.g. attendance/absence, typing, photocopying, printing, display, baseline assessment
  • Ensuring maintenance of a clean, safe, and orderly working environment
  • Timely and accurate preparation of routine equipment, resources, materials, as instructed, ensuring quality/safety
  • Undertake record keeping as directed
  • Monitoring and arranging orderly and secure storage of learning resources.

Qualifications

Essential
  • GCSE English and Maths (5-9/A*-C) or Adult Literacy & Numeracy Level 2 equivalent
  • Minimum Level 3 qualification in working with children or young people.
Desirable
  • Teaching assistant related qualification
  • Youth work-related qualification
  • Other equivalent qualification relevant to children/young people.
Physical Requirements
Essential
  • Ability to visit and provide support in a variety of settings including, but not limited to all ACE Bases, in-home support and community-based learning
  • Participate in off-site and in-house extra-curricular programmes.

Desirable
  • Mini-bus driving certificate
  • Full driving licence.