To provide a cover service for absent teachers, supervising classes/groups of students and ensuring that they carry out the work tasks set by the teacher with designated responsibility.
Key Job Outcomes
1. Support for children’s learning
The postholder will ensure that students carry out curriculum tasks set by the teacher and assist students in understanding the nature of these tasks in order to minimise the effect of the teacher’s absence upon the student’s learning.
To enable students to overcome barriers to learning, providing a complementary service to existing teaching staff and ensuring that students access the help they need
To encourage students in their learning by acting as a positive role model and by recognising possible obstacles to achievement
To communicate with teaching staff in order to monitor the progress of students and to update them on this
To ensure the effective monitoring and record keeping of any activity, including records of targets and outcomes
To attend relevant meetings and training
2. Support for the learning environment
The postholder will keep the learning environment secure and endeavour to leave classrooms as found.
3. Care and support for children
The postholder will act on behalf of the teacher in ensuring (1) the health and safety of students in the classroom and (2) equal and fair access to learning opportunities.
This job description sets out the key outcomes required. It does not specify in detail the activities required to achieve these outcomes
A. So far as reasonably practicable, the postholder must promote safe working practices by employees, and in premises/work areas for which the postholder is responsible, to maintain a safe working environment for employees and service users. These are defined in the Excalibur employment manual.
B. Work in compliance with the employment manual, and its commitment to equal opportunities
C. Ensure that output and quality of work is of a high standard and complies with current legislation / standards.
St John's Marlborough
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years