Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 
Fri, 06/09/2013
Type: 
Childcare
Business Area: 
Childcare
Location: 
Moston, Manchester
Salary: 
£95.01 per week
Working Hours: 
35 hours per week

Main duties include:-
To work collaboratively with all staff, pupils and parents in order to support student well-being and to promote the five outcomes of Every Child Matters To provide support in a specific curriculum or resource area, including preparation and maintenance of resources and to provide general support to staff and pupils To make a key contribution to the development and support of the department and the school through the provision of the departmental service To utilise the specialist skills and training provided by the college in support of the Apprenticeship role To create and maintain purposeful, orderly and productive working environment within the specific curriculum or resource area To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person as soon as they arise To attend and participate in regular meetings To work as part of a team to support colleagues and contribute towards the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.

Specific duties include :- to work with small groups of children under the supervision of the teacher; give regular feedback on children’s progress to the class teacher and file records; attend to children’s personal needs, including pastoral, social, health, physical hygiene, minor first aid and welfare matters ; establish good relationships with pupils; provide curricular clerical/admin support, eg. photocopying, making lists; under the direction of the teacher prepare the classroom for lessons and clear afterwards, including display work as appropriate.

Skills required: 
The sucessfull candidate should display excellent communication and organisational skills working with a range of different people. Have a desire and competence in the field you are applying
Qualifications required: 
GCSE grade C in English, grade C in Maths
Personal qualities: 
Ability to work within a team. Professional attitude is a must