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Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

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Teaching Assistant (Level 2)


Permanent, Term Time Only (38 + 1 week) 20 hours per week

Start date: 1st September 2019
Pay Scale Bexley 5 £21,591 to £21,981 pro rata depending on experience

Applications are invited for the above post.  The role will include working with individual students and small groups with special or additional educational needs, both within and sometimes outside the mainstream classroom. No experience as a teaching assistant is necessary, but a high level of enthusiasm and academic background to at least A level are essential.

The successful candidate will join a truly collaborative and supportive team. In addition, as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, Cleeve Park offers first class professional development and opportunities to share best practice across the federation.

If you inspire young people and want to develop your career in a thriving and ambitious school, please complete an application form.

We are a popular 11-18 school, providing an excellent education for all our students, with a commitment to learning, pride in our community and sharing success in all we do. Following a successful Ofsted Inspection the school is rated as ‘Good’ and we are on the journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’. We are situated in attractive grounds in the south of Bexley and located within easy reach of the M25 with good access to both central London and rural Kent.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close the application process early if suitable candidates apply.
Download an application form below OR email the Executive Head’s PA - doylej@cleevepark-tkat.org

Closing date for applications: 24th June 2019

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT Level 2 JOB DESCRIPTION

ACCOUNTABLE TO

Director of Learning Support / SENCo

SCALE

5.1 – 5.4

DURATION

Permanent

APPOINTMENT FROM

1st September 2019

JOB PURPOSE

  • Provide support with personal care, intimate care and medical care of students and support with their mobility and access.
  • Provide in class support for students and teachers and support the development of a differentiated curriculum.
  • Support group and individual interventions and provide data to inform evaluation of progress.

Key Area

Responsibility

Responsibilities

Carry out all duties and responsibilities in accordance with School policies and procedures and statutory requirements.

  • Support intimate care plans and health care plans where this involves intimate / personal care (toileting, changing clothing and physiotherapy).
  • Support healthcare plans where this involves catheterizing, for example.
  • Carry out moving and handling to support student transfers onto equipment and toilets and with supporting mobility.
  • Escort students to offsite sporting events and weekly swimming sessions and support with changing and participation.
  • Undertake medical care in accordance with individual and generic healthcare plans under the supervision of TA 4 Disability, Health and Safety and Support for Students with Medical Needs,  the School Nursing Service and other external agencies (for example The Young Person’s Diabetic Team and Epilepsy Specialist Nurse).
  • Attend occupational therapy sessions and appointments with wheel chair services or other external agencies as required and feedback to relevant TA4
  • Undertake training relevant to the above.

 

Also, undertake general TA duties, as necessary:

 

  • Support teachers in ensuring that pupils with special / additional needs are able to access the curriculum and make progress over time.
  • Contribute to the assessment of pupil needs and implications for their learning.
  • Provide qualitative data on pupil progress in identified cohorts and response to interventions.
  • Support the role of parents in pupils’ learning and contribute to meetings with parents where required.
  • Provide information to colleagues and outside agencies to support pupil progress.

Areas of Accountability

  • Progress of students in receipt of regular and ongoing support.

Professional development

  • An ongoing and proactive commitment to professional development in support of student progress and the school’s identified priorities, values and ethos.

Discipline, health and safety

  • Maintain good order and discipline and safeguard the health and safety among students both within the classroom, school premises and when they are engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere.
  • To work in accordance with the guidelines set out in the school Health and safety policy and specific areas.

Examinations

  • Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external/internal examinations, in assessing students for the purpose of such examinations

General Responsibilities

  • Promote the school’s values and ethos in accordance with the School’s Professional Code.
  • Work actively to develop professional expertise by participating in ongoing professional development.

Review of job description

 

  • This job description is intended to provide guidance on the range of duties associated with the post. It is not intended to provide a full and exclusive definition of the post and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties by the Executive Head Teacher/Head of School. It may be subject to modification and amendment at any time after consultation with the post holder.

 

Vacancy Closing Date: 24/06/2019

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