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PE and Activities Teaching Assistant with Boarding Duties


Duties and Responsibilities

PE & Activities Teaching Assistant 

You will be a part of our busy PE & Activities staff team and you will be expected to: 

• Assist in the teaching of regular PE lessons; 

• Help with the organisation and running of the Activities programme;

• Help with the running of sports teams and fixtures;

• Drive school minibuses to take students to and from weekly PE sessions, sports matches, and other Activities;

• Have the opportunity, where appropriate, to observe and assist with the teaching of GCSE and A level PE lessons;

• Help lead and supervise on school trips and activities, possibly including ski trips and others that may involve foreign travel; 

• Help with a range of associated administrative duties such as keeping attendance registers, compiling data on participation rates in Activities, writing progress reports for students, etc.

Boarding Duties

The overall responsibility for the running of the boarding houses rests with the Heads of House. As a Boarding Assistant, you will be expected to help and support the Heads of House to:

• Create and maintain in the House a happy, safe, positive atmosphere which is conducive to the students feeling at ease and able to live and work happily;

• Promote and safeguard the welfare of the students by adhering to and ensuring compliance with the school’s Safeguarding and Child protection Policy at all times;

• Build and maintain positive and constructive relationships with students, in order to provide them with the best possible care and support;

• Exercise an important pastoral role within the House and look after the welfare of the students living in it;

• Foster a sense of house identity and spirit by encouraging active participation in house activities by all students; 

• Ensure that the House rules are being followed at all times and address any infringements that may occur;

• Carry out practical daily tasks in the boarding house on a rota basis with other colleagues or as requested by the Heads of House or the Head of Boarding.

You will be on a duty rota with other colleagues, the aim being to ensure that the House is always adequately staffed, that there is always someone there for the students and that House rules are being respected.

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