SEN TA with autism experience

Primary school in GreenwichFull Time
Posted 2 months ago
About position
Summary of the role: - To work under guidance to implement work programmes for individuals/groups which could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas. - Assisting the whole planning cycle and the management/ preparation of resources. To support the class teacher within our specialist classroom for children with ASD in implementing the curriculum and meeting each child’s needs. Main duties and responsibilities: - To work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment - To work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/ work plans as appropriate - To monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives - To assist with the development and implementation of IEPs/Provision Maps as appropriate - To establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations - To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom. - To support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs - To encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupil in activities - To promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement and self-reliance. - To implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses/needs - To implement literacy and numeracy programmes and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of literacy and numeracy skills - To support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use - To determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources - To provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement. - To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence - To be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to the review of systems/records as requested. - To promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour - To take responsibility for a whole school area, working with teachers to ensure impact - To 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 - To supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required. - To support playground/break time/lunches and lunch playtime supervision e.g. educational games, crèche, prep (within employed hours) Administer first aid as appropriate - To attend and participate in regular meetings as appropriate. - To participate in training and other learning activities offered by the school to further knowledge (within employed hours) - To carry out the above duties in accordance with the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy
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