• To communicate effectively with the public and wider community and provide effective support for teaching staff and pupils.
• To promote and support the implementation of the academy aims, policies and values.
• To work flexibly as part of the support staff team to contribute to the smooth operation of the school.
• To use the academy computer hardware and software packages where appropriate.
• To commit to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.
• Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
• Ensure the health, safety and welfare of students is maintained at all times.
• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom and academy.
• Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other relevant professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support students learning and progress.
• Motivate students to complete tasks set by the class teacher and encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others to ensure all students are engaged on the set task.
• Respond to any questions from students about process and procedures.
• Preparing the classroom for lessons, tidying up and keeping the classroom in good order
• Creating displays of pupils’ work
• Undertake any administrative duties as required.
• To assist and support staff and students in the classroom or in the Base as directed. This will provide support for students as directed by the SENCO/Assistant SENCO.
• To provide support for teachers in delivering intervention strategies (eg. numeracy/literacy/SEN) as required.
• To supervise lunchtime activities on a rota basis
• To plan, deliver and review intervention groups, homework club and extracurricular clubs
• Accompany teaching staff and students on educational visits
• Any other duties reasonable, as requested by line manager or Headteacher
- Ability to promote and maintain order and a calm working environment for students
• Ability to motivate students.
• Ability to work at own initiative, and as part of a team.
• Ability to work in a flexible and responsive way with tact, discretion and confidentiality.
• Ability to relate well to children and adults.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Competency in numeracy and literacy.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to use ICT effectively to support learning.
• Ability to support the processes and procedures for students' learning.
• Awareness of SEND needs
• Awareness of confidentiality issues linked to home/student/teacher/school work. • Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes.
• Knowledge of a range of strategies to promote good behaviour.
• Awareness of the statutory frameworks relevant to their role.
• Awareness of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, equal opportunities, confidentiality and data protection and of other relevant legislation.
• Experience working with children, young people.
• Administrative duties.
• Experience of working with pupils with SEND
• 5 GCE, GCSE pass or equivalent of NVQ Level 2 including Maths/numeracy and English/literacy.
• Appropriate first aid training.
• A level/Level 3 qualification.
• Higher level qualification