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Burnham on Crouch Primary school are looking for an experienced KS2 Learning Support Assistant 27.5 hours per week term time only.You will need to have previous experience working with children and have a minimum Grade C in English and Maths GCSE. Our ideal candidate would be an effective role model that sets high expectations and motivates the pupils to achieve.
Key Tasks and Activities:
· Provide support for pupils, including those with special needs.
· Assist with the development and implementation of interventions/provision maps and assessments.
· Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model, and interact with them according to individual needs.
· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
· Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
· Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
· Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
· Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning outcomes.
· Assist with the planning of learning activities and be aware of planning.
· Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.
· Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils' achievement, progress, problems etc.
· Promote excellent pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
· Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.
· Administer routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupils' work.
· Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, money, administer coursework etc.
· Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses.
· Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist pupils in their use.
· Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
· Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
· Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
· Appreciate and support the role of other professionals such as speech therapists and specialist teachers.
· Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
· Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
· Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtime.
· Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher.
What we can offer you:
- High quality support & training
- Weekly PPA
- Opportunites to work with other professionals and outside agencies
- Mentoring by an experienced colleague
- Being part of an recognised Ofsted outstanding provision