Hadrian Park Primary School
28th Sep 2023
Main Duties of the Post
To work under guidance of teaching/senior staff, and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individual/groups, in or out of the classroom. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Staff may also supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers.
The primary focus will be to maintain good order and to keep pupils on task.
Cover Supervisors will need to respond to questions and generally assist pupils to undertake set activities.
Support for Pupils
- Use specialists (curricular/learning)
- Skills/training/experience to support pupils
- Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs
- Establish productive working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model, and setting high expectations
- Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
- Support pupils consistently whilst recognizing and responding to their individual needs
- Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all pupils in activities
- Promote independence and employ strategies to recognize and reward achievement of self reliance
- Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
Support for the Teacher
- Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
- Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans, as appropriate
- Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives
- Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports, as required, to the teacher on pupil assessment, 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
- Undertake marking of pupils’ work and accurately record achievement/progress
- 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
- Liaise sensitively and effectively with parent/carers, as agreed with the teacher, within your role/responsibility and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents or as directed
- Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests
- Provide general clerical/admin support e g administer course work, produce worksheets for agreed activities etc
Support for the Curriculum
- Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses/needs
- Implement local and national learning strategies e g literacy, numeracy, KS1, KS2, early years and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills
- Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use
- Help pupils to access learning activities through specialist support
- Determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment, plans and resources to support pupils
Support for the School
- Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
- Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
- Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
- Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/ professionals in liaisons with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils
- Attend and participate in regular meetings
- Participate in training and other learning activities, as required
- Recognize own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others
- Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff, as appropriate
- Undertake planned supervision of pupils out of school hours learning activities
- Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities, as required
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Hadrian Park Primary School
Hadrian Park Primary School is set in spacious grounds and provides a welcoming and stimulating environment for over 400 children aged 3-11 years.
All staff and Governors at Hadrian Park are committed to providing the best possible education for our children. Our aim is to maximise the potential of every child in School by striving to give them a broad, well balanced and creative education. Most importantly we want our children to enjoy School and for all of them to reach their full potential, at home and at School, in partnership with parents.
We believe all children have many skills when they join us at Hadrian Park and it is our job to build upon these along with their talents and interests.
We believe all children should feel happy, included, secure and valued.
We believe children learn most effectively when they are interested, excited and stimulated by engaging in a large variety of practical experiences.
We believe that you, as parents and carers, are the most important people in your child’s life. We look forward to building long-lasting relationships with you and your child.
We believe that all children are entitled to a thought provoking and inviting learning environment with high quality resources.
We believe that we must take every opportunity to celebrate both cultural and individual diversity.