SHC 32 Task 1.1
Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role.
As a KS1 teaching assistant I support to a pupil in Year 1 who is new to England and English is not his first language. In addition I volunteer to assist other children in the class especially after lunch. Although I cater to two sets of pupil, my main duties are quite the same as follows: •
Preparing the classroom for lessons
Planning, delivering and evaluating teaching and learning activities •
Motivating and encouraging the children
Ensuring children have access to and are able to use material needed to complete tasks. •
Helping pupils who need extra support to complete tasks, individually and in groups •
Support literacy and numeracy activities in the classroom •
Observing pupil performance and reporting on observations to the teacher •
Supervising art and craft activities and displaying work •
Looking after children who are upset or have had accidents •
Playing educational games with children and encouraging younger children to learn through play •
Setting up information and communication technology (ICT) resources and supporting teaching and learning through the use of ICT •
Listening to pupils read, reading to them, and telling them stories •
Working with a child in the early stages of learning English •
Translating and interpreting
Supporting other members of the team.
Assisting in the delivery of curriculum specific programs of study. •
Teaching individually or sometime in small groups.
Support the implementation of strategies to manage children’s behavior and help manage children’s behavior •
Undertake appropriate administrative tasks, e.g. produce worksheets for agreed activity. •
Assist children in the development of communication skills and role play activity
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