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Learning Support Assistant

Job title: Learning Support Assistant
Location: Warwickshire
Industry: Primary
Salary: £65 - £70 per day
Reference: 0000161728_1618899456
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Part time Level 2 TA required for this GOOD school in Coventry
I have worked with the Business Manager for over 3 years and they have trusted in me with this role. I have placed many Teachers/TAs on a daily basis and have Teachers requested for longer term positions.

If you are able to fully commit to the following then please get in touch.

Core Purpose:
 To address the needs of pupils who require support to overcome the barriers to learning they experience inside, in order that they are able to achieve their full potential.
 To communicate progress to parents and other agencies if required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Support for Children, Promote and safeguard the safety and welfare of children and young people implement agreed school policies and guidelines;
 Support individuals or groups during independent /group work, e.g. explain tasks, reinforce key objectives/concepts or vocabulary, use practical apparatus, support less able pupils, extend/challenge more able, keep pupils on task, interested, motivated and engaged.
 Occasional support to whole class for short periods, e.g. story reading.
 Help pupils to develop communication skills and role play activity.
 Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils, encourage them to interact and work
co-operatively and engage in activities.
 Promote independence and development of self-esteem
 Assist in the personal, social, emotional development of pupils and development of self-esteem.
 Assist with the development and implementation of EHCP/IEPs/behaviour plans.
 Using specialist skills/ knowledge/ training, provide support in specialist areas e.g. attachment disorder.
 Encourage and reinforce positive interactions between pupils working within any behaviour targets set.
 Identify and report uncharacteristic behaviour patterns.
 Assist with pupil supervision on trips off the premises, under overall guidance of the teacher.
 Working with children/pupils with complex special needs, monitor and provide for their general care, safety and welfare, including tasks connected with their social inclusion and providing for their personal, physical and health care needs.
 Use physical intervention strategies following training, e.g. team teach.
 To participate in the assessment of pupils who need extra help to overcome the barriers to learning they experience from inside and outside school.
 To maintain regular contact with families/ carers of pupils in need of extra support, to keep them informed of the child's needs and progress, and to secure positive family support and involvement.
 To monitor pupils arriving to school late, liaising with families and working with pupils to improve punctuality.
Support for Teachers
 Assist with lesson/activity planning, delivery and evaluation.
 Monitor individual/group achievements of key objectives and feedback to the teacher.
 Contribute to pupil assessment through observation and reporting.
 Record information relevant to assessment and review of pupils' progress.
 Attend EHCP/IEP and statement review meetings.
 Support implementation of strategies to manage pupil behaviour and help manage pupil behaviour.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.

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