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Teaching / Learning Support Assistant

Job information
Salary £14,500 - £16,000 p.a pro rata dependent upon potholders skills and experience
Organisation The Robert Owen Academy
Location Herefordshire
Hours Full time and part time positions available, (Term Time only)
Term/duration Term Time only
Closing date 12 pm on 15 December 2017
Interview date(s) TBC

Job details

The Robert Owen Academy is currently expanding its Teaching & Learning Support Team.   We would particularly welcome applications from those with prior experience in supporting practical subjects e.g.  Science, Design Technology, Engineering, Construction and those with prior experience of SEN & Behaviour.

Robert Owen Academy is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Principal Functions

  • To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed activities to contribute to the development of students’ learning.
  • To monitor students and assist with the assessment, recording and reporting of students’ achievement and development.
  • To support students outside of the classroom environment; to support their general wellbeing

Main Duties

Support for the Students

  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom.
  • Encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all students in activities.
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement and self-reliance.
  • Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement.

Support for Teachers  

  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment.
  • 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.
  • Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested.
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests.
  • Support teaching/senior staff with routine administration e.g. administration of coursework, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc.

Support for the Curriculum

  • Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs 
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.


General Tasks and Duties

  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Attend relevant meetings as required and participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • Assist with the supervision of students during lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes where appropriate.
  • Accompany teaching staff and students on trips and visits and of school activities as required.


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