Early Years/KS1 HLTA Maternity Cover, Lewisham

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Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College - HTGLewisham
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,000 - one year or until post holder returns
Contract term: Fixed Term

You will perform a key role in supporting children’s learning in all its aspects. You will be required to work with groups and/or class and must have a good understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes with specific emphasis upon Early Years provision. You may as part of this role be required to work 1:1 with individual student of lead whole class activities on occasions. 

Key responsibilities and objectives of the job:

Improving pupil achievement and progress

  • Take responsibility for pupils’ progress and attainment 
  • Track pupil progress against individual targets and provide supportive pupil intervention activities where appropriate
  • Analyse pupil performance, altering provision in the light of resultant data
  • Assess the needs of pupils and use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils’ learning
  • Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs

Improving the quality of teaching and learning

  • Organise and manage appropriate learning environment and resources.
  • Plan challenging teaching and learning objectives to evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate
  • Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies against learning objectives
  • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
  • Record progress and achievement in lessons/activities systematically, providing evidence of range and level of progress and attainment
  • Work within an established discipline policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self-control and independence
  • Supporting the role of parents in pupils’ learning and contribute to/lead meetings with parents to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress/achievement etc
  • Administer and assess/mark tests and invigilate exams/tests
  • Support the education and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the Principal, the all through SENCO/Dyslexia Lead Teacher/AP and class teachers

Improving the quality of the curriculum 

  • Deliver learning activities to pupils within agreed system of supervision, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs 
  • Use ICT effectively to support learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use 
  • Select and prepare resources necessary to lead learning activities, taking account of pupils’ interests and language and cultural backgrounds 
  • Deliver out of school learning activities within guidelines established by the school
  • Contribute to the identification and execution of appropriate out of school learning activities which consolidate and extend work carried out in classRegularly undertake break and lunch-time duties

1:1 Support

  • Provide support for named pupils to      enable them to be fully included and make expected progress
  • Establish productive working      relationships with pupils, act as a role model and set high expectations
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and      good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line      with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for      their own behaviour
  • Support pupils consistently whilst      recognising and responding to their individual needs and at the same time      promote the inclusion of all pupils
  • Employ strategies to recognise and reward      achievement of self-reliance, providing feedback to pupils in relation to      progress and achievement
  • Liaise effectively with teachers, other      support staff, health and education specialists, parents, visitors and      volunteers
  • Work effectively with class teachers on      lesson planning and differentiation 
  • Administer and assess routine tests and      invigilate exams/tests
  • Use detailed knowledge and specialist      skills to support pupils learning

Additional Duties

  • Regularly undertake break and lunch-time duties
  • Lead one club over two Askean term
  • Undertake and commit to on-going professional development to work toward ATLAS Teaching School HLTA accreditation
  • Support the education and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the Principal, the all through SENCO/Dyslexia Lead Teacher/AP and class teacher
  • Meet deadlines

Job location

More about Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College - HTG
Address: Nursery - Year 6, Hunsdon Road, London, SE14 5RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7652 9510