THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5JP
  • Subject: Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Start Date: 01 September, 2024
  • End Date: 31 August, 2025
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £29,777 - £32,076
  • Language: English
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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Monmouthshire County Council
Pembroke Primary School Additional Learning Centre, is a caring and supportive primary school setting, dedicated to fulfilling the potential of children with additional learning needs. We are excited to recruit a passionate, caring and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team of friendly and professional staff. We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting the individual needs of all children and committed to their own professional development.

The Purpose of this Role:-

1.1 To work with the Lead Teacher for the SRB and the wider SRB Staff Team to
provide effective delivery, which includes PPA / absence cover for colleagues across the SRB.
1.2 To plan and devise appropriate targeted intervention to address identified areas of need across the SRB

1.3 To review the impact of any agreed support strategies and report these to the relevant class teacher and the Lead for the SRB.

Responsibilities
2.1 To support the implementation of the ALN Act 2018 and The Additional Learning Needs Code for Wales 2021.

2.2 Establish and maintain good relationships with parents/carers and relevant outside agencies.

2.3 Become familiar with the specific needs of each learner within the classes allocated across the SRB.

2.4 Promote independence and resilience and supporting the development of positive mental health.

2.5 Be aware of and support differences and ensure equal opportunities for all.

2.6 Contribute to the overall ethos, learning and intended outcomes of each class.

2.7 Appreciate and support the role of other professionals, communicating with outside agencies as required.

2.8 To share the effective approaches developed with the school to support transfer of progress from the intervention to the classroom.

2.9 To contribute to the One Page Profiles and short-term targets for individuals receiving support.

2.10 Where appropriate, to attend and contribute to Annual Reviews of learners with Statements / IDPs.

2.11 To contribute to any additional plans developed to enhance learner provision and progress, for example enhanced transition plans, risk assessments.

2.12 To uphold and comply with the statutory provisions of the Health and Safety Work Regulations 1999, The Monmouthshire Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2014 and any other relevant Council and School policies relating to Safeguarding and Health and Safety.

2.13 To follow school and LA policies and procedures on Safeguarding and Child Protection in all work with children and families.

2.14 Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to Behaviour Management, uniform, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person in each setting.

2.15 Participate in training, learning activities and performance development as required.

Guidance

3.1 Planning and delivering innovative and highly differentiated activities that take into account the needs of learners within each SRB class

3.2 Contributing to the content and review of Individual Development Plans (IDPs), with a particular focus upon Additional Learning Provision (ALP).

3.3 Contributing to and developing person centred practice and where appropriate / requested liaison with parents / carers.

3.4 Attendance at meetings where a multi-agency approach is being taken to support individuals.

3.5 To support the school SRB Team as required.

3.6 To work closely with identified learners within the SRB. This will include in-class provision and withdrawal support as required.

3.7 Attendance at planned parent/carer meetings alongside relevant staff in order to help plan additional learning provision and to ensure effective transition.

You will also be expected to carry out any other duties which may reasonably be directed by the Headteacher from time to time