Care Worker

Cambian Group
£13,500 per annum
07 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose and summary of job
The role of the Teaching Assistant (TA) is primarily to help to provide a happy, secure, caring and effective environment in which learning can best take place. The support provided is for the student, the teacher, the curriculum and the school. The role involves carrying out a range of tasks, under the direction of a Teacher or Instructor, from contributing to the general care of students and helping to assist in the delivery and evaluation of specific programmes.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Support for the student:
By carrying out the following duties as directed by the Teacher or Instructor:
1 To establish and maintain relationships with individual students and groups
2 To provide care and support for individual students and groups in formal, informal and new learning situations. This includes responding to health problems and helping the student with hygiene and personal/intimate care matters consistent with Personal, Social and Health Education programme
3 To enable students to participate in learning activities by providing support, as appropriate for their specific difficulties:
a) Communication and interaction difficulties.
b) Cognition and learning difficulties.
c) Behavioural, emotional and social development needs.
d) Sensory and/or physical impairment.
4 To help students develop their literacy and numeracy skills. This will also involve providing literacy and numeracy support to help them access wider aspects of the curriculum.
Support for the teacher(s)
By carrying out the following duties as directed by the Teacher or Instructor:
5 To provide effective support for colleagues by maintaining positive working relationships and developing your effectiveness in a support role. This involves helping inexperienc