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Learning and Community Facilitator


To work from the Learn@ MAT Central ALP based in St Phillips, the purpose of this role is to work in partnership with the class teacher and the Assistant Head to support the engagement of learning both in the classroom and during offsite activities.  To demonstrate an understanding of trauma informed practice and attachment disorder through positive interactions with young people.  To work with pupils, families and staff at the ALP to improve pupil’s engagement in accessing education.   To advocate for young people and ensure their voice is heard.  This is a part time, all year round post.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

● Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to students’ needs as appropriate

● To contribute to the care of the student by also undertaking a lunchtime supervisory role, up to 3 days a week 

● To take responsibility for the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources

● Working with individuals or groups of students to support the engagement of learning

● Understand specific learning needs and styles and provide differentiated support to students individually and within a group

● Establish positive relationships with students build on trust and respect

● Provide feedback to students in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher

● Support and encourage students with offsite activities and learning opportunities 

● Support the use of ICT in and out the classroom and develop students’ competence and independence in its use

● Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources

● Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep students on task

● Write reports and records as required

● Monitor and record pupil responses and learning achievements, resolving all but the most complex problems independently

● To be involved in planning, organising and implementing BSPs, including attendance at, and contribution to, reviews

● To attend to students’ personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.

● Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about students as appropriate

● To assist with the display and presentation of students’ work

● To assist with escorting students on educational visits and during offsite activities

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