Teaching Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

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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 •Making resources •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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