Hours of work 20 : 15hrs per week
This post is subject to the conditions of employment contained in the Jebel Ali School contract.
Duties : 1. Supporting the pupil.
1. Supporting the pupil.
To develop knowledge of a range of learning support needs relevant to the school.
To develop an understanding of the specific needs of the pupils to be supported.
To aid the pupils to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and individually, inside and outside of the classroom.
Clarifying and explaining instructions.
Ensuring the pupil is able to use necessary equipment.
Motivating and encouraging the pupil / s.
Assisting in specific areas of weakness, such a speech and language or writing tasks.
Helping pupils to concentrate on and complete work set.
Developing appropriate resources to support the pupil / s.
Assisting in the management of pupils’ social interactions and behaviour.
To establish a supportive relationship with the pupils concerned.
To establish acceptance and inclusion of pupils in the classroom.
To manage pupils as advised by the SENCo and class teacher.
To use methods of promoting and reinforcing the pupils’ self esteem.
To ensure the safety of pupils within your care.
To carry out specific duties as outlined in the pupils’ Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
2. Supporting the SENCo and class teacher.
To assist the SENCo to develop a suitable programme of support and then carry out the programme, within the classroom or within a withdrawal situation.
To maintain the Learning Support team’s system of recording and monitoring pupils’ progress.
To provide feedback about pupils’ difficulties and / or progress as requested by the SENCo and class teacher.
To write reports about the pupils’ progress as requested by the SENCo.
To participate in the evaluation of the support programme, with the SENCo and class teacher.
To help adapt / find differentiated materials to enable pupils to access the curriculum.
To report any problems about arrangements or incidents to the SENCo.
3. Supporting the school.
To liaise, advise and consult with other members of the Learning Support team.
To participate in relevant professional development.
To be aware of and follow school policies and procedures.
To maintain confidentiality about home-school / pupil teacher / school work matters.
To complete any other task as directed by the Head teacher / SENCo.
To whom responsible : SENCO and Class Teachers
This job description will be reviewed annually and may be subject to amendment or modification at any time after consultation with the post holder.
It is not a comprehensive statement of procedures and tasks but sets out the main expectations of the school in relation to the post holder’s professional responsibilities and duties.
Jebel Ali School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. The successful candidate will be subject to relevant national police checks