1.1/1.2. This is also included when we assist the teacher in planning lessons which is also in job description. By giving input about children we have noticed can and cannot do tasks and those that will need extra support/guidance by doing this we are helping learning and achievement. This is also in the job description of my role, which states "we are required to assist teacher in helping to plan lessons, when and where needed”. As I am in a reception class, we will sometimes need to attend to children’s pastoral needs when necessary. Within our job description it is required for us to work as part of the team to ensure children’s safety and wellbeing, knowing who and when to report incidents to. This is keeping in line with the every child matters agenda. Supporting teacher with the behavioural management of the class i.e. asking children to listen during carpet time, enforcing rules and encouraging positive behaviour, National Occupational Standards for Supporting Children and Learning states "All staff in schools should be equipped with the skills necessary to understand and manage pupil’s behaviour".www.education.gov.uk (2.1.2014). Setting out and tidying away activities, preparing resources for next/future activities. Taking focus groups, guided reading, are all part of the job description. By doing this we are working alongside the childcare act by ensuring all children are included regardless of abilities or disabilities. To support children’s health and safety during onsite and offsite activities. Safeguarding the welfare, recording, the reporting of incidents/accusations or risks to the appropriate people. To uphold the confidentiality of the setting. In my role I am asked to supervise the children in outdoor areas, helping them to asses and manage their own safety. Recording information of tasks set by teacher is very important in my role as this gives the teacher a guideline to work from, when planning future activities. Assisting with playground and lunchtime supervision when needed. Helping to change and prepare display boards. In my role I also need to ensure children are aware of different cultures, abilities, disabilities and races, by doing this we are ensuring children understand and accept differences between us, this supports the Special Educational Needs act, the Disability Discrimination Act, Race Equality act also the Childcare act, by support inclusion and diversity. In my job description I am required to know and understand all rules and regulations of my setting this includes fire safety regulations, inclusion policy, race equality and inclusion policy. These policies are drawn up from current national policies and procedures and updated regularly.