Our client, a school in Omagh, Co Tyrone require a Classroom Assistant
As the Classroom Assistant, your duties will involve working on an individual basis with a pupil who has statements of special educational needs and will include
- Assisting the pupil as directed by the teacher;
- Preparation for class and help in setting up of various items of apparatus as required for different subjects;
- Establish a supportive relationship with the pupil concerned;
- Prepare and produce appropriate resources to support the pupil
- Supervise groups of pupils, or individual pupils on specified activities including talking and listening, using ICT, extra-curricular activities, and other duties, as directed by the school;
- Supporting the pupil in ensuring that all class work and homework is complete;
- Working with the pupil to support Literacy, Numeracy and the development of social skills;
- Care of pupil in teacher's absence, e.g. morning break, lunchtime;
- Accompanying class to all extra-curricular activities, where appropriate;
- Ensure as far as possible a safe environment for pupils;
- Report to the class teacher any signs or symptoms displayed which may suggest that a pupil requires expert or immediate attention;
- Assist the class teacher and/or other professionals with the implementation of the system for recording pupil progress;
- Duplicate written materials; assist with production of charts and displays etc.
Hours of work:
- 30 hours weekly (Mon - Fri between hours 8.30am and 3.30pm)
- Relevant qualification
- Previous experience in a similar setting
- Good communication skills and good understanding of English
- Demonstrable ability to work on own initiative
- Rate of Pay : £9.42per hr - £10.01 per hr
- Free Parking
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