Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Visually Impaired Specialist Support Assistant to work at a secondary school in Bradford. This position is initially for a period of 4 weeks and will involve working 14 hours per week. The hourly rate is £11.89 (paid to you via an umbrella company).
To undertake and implement work/care/support programmes with individuals/groups to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. This may be under the direction of a QTVI, OT, SLT, Physiotherapist or Habilitation Officer or senior SSAs. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
To facilitate access to the curriculum and whole school environment for children/young people with vision impairment, and to provide support to the specialsit VI curriculum.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress and concerns.
Assist with the development and implementation of individual programmes of work, as detailed in the EHCP, and to include braille / tactile/ habilitation programmes.
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher, and encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
Accurately record and provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems and other relevant issues.
Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
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