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Laude San Pedro International College
Marbella, Spain
Date Added: Sep 15, 2022

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JOB DESCRIPTION



Job title: Learning Support Assistant

Reporting to: Head of Key Stage and Head of Primary and EYFS

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years employment history. We will also request references covering the last 5 years of employment.


JOB SUMMARY


To work under the supervision of a teacher to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures. This may include providing general support for whole class learning activities, or supporting individuals or small groups of pupils.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

General


  • Support teachers and students by preparing appropriate lesson materials as directed
  • Lead small group/individual interventions to support the implementation of Edukey action plans, to help students experiencing difficulties or to extend students in their learning
  • Carry out administrative roles such as photocopying, organizing reading books, organizing storage  etc
  • Escort and supervise children at break times, on school trips, and general movement around the school
  • Help make sure classrooms are safe and tidy
  • upholding all policies, including behavior of all students
  • Step in to manage the class in the absence of the teacher, when required

Monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting


  • Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved during group or individual intervention work, and provide feedback to the teacher Mark and monitor student’s work where required, and provide feedback to the teacher 
  • Contribute towards recording keeping about pupil progress where required 
  • Provide any relevant information to the class teacher which may contribute towards reporting to parents.

Pastoral care


  • Motivating and encouraging students
  • Undertaking pastoral and tutorial duties, and supporting students on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties; monitor attendance and punctuality and report any concerns to Parents and Head of Year Pastoral Deputy Head or the Head of Secondary as appropriate.

Other professional requirements are to


  • Operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school.
  • Endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations.
  • Ensure your own professional development.
  • Develop appropriate liaison with all colleagues.

Other subject specific expectations will be directed by the Head of Key Stage or the Head of EYFS and Primary.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Education and Skills

Essential:

  • Successful experience in working with children
  • Excellent management skills and able to follow the school’s disciplinary code.
  • Excellent subject knowledge.
  • Full understanding of Equal Opportunities and able to implement it in everyday practice.

Desirable:

  • Further qualifications and track record of professional development.
  • Successful experience in working within a UK school or supporting the delivery of the UK curriculum


Competencies for the Role

Role Specific:

  • To be approachable to children, parents, and staff.
  • To be able to work professionally as part of a team.
  • To be flexible, friendly and cooperative when working with colleagues.
  • To communicate clearly to students and staff and resolve any issues quickly and professionally.
  • To communicate effectively and with empathy both verbally and in writing.

At Laude San Pedro we have high academic expectations for all of our students. Our vision is that every child will achieve more than they imagined possible, in a happy and inclusive environment where everyone is supported and encouraged to excel.


In addition, our whole community shares a common understanding of the personal qualities and values which we hope all of our students will demonstrate and uphold.

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