Learning Support High Level Teaching Assistant

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Academic | Wellington College International Shanghai

JOB TITLE
Learning Support High Level Teaching Assistant
DEPARTMENT
Academic
SUPERVISOR
Head of Learning Support
OBJECTIVES
Share a commitment to the successful implementation of the vision, mission, and goals
of Wellington Shanghai, creating a culture of excellence through supportive
accountability.
Wellington College China schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children. Assessment and testing of applicants’ suitability to work with
children is an integral part of the selection process.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribute to a program underpinned by an image of a strong and capable child.
Assist in the promotion, direction and oversight of high standards of teaching
and learning, pupil achievement and progression through effective inclusion for
children with special educational needs.
Monitor and report on the quality of SEN provision.
Support SEN coordinator with the observation of children in the classroom and
identify/confirm any additional learning needs. Coach and train colleagues to
enhance inclusive practice.
Establish and maintain a SEND register of pupils. Keeping all paperwork
including records, up to date and actioned, as appropriate.
Model and support EY’s team to utilise a variety of teaching strategies including
intentional teaching, sustained conversations, provocations and reflective
practice to encourage suitable learning environments for all.
Working with SEN coordinator to assist colleagues with the strategic
development of SEN provision.
Support teachers and TAs to build on the interests of children by offering
constructive feedback, attending reflective discussions and through hands-on
support in class.
Order resources to support and extend SEN learning in the classroom, learning
spaces and community. Play a key role in the whole school self-evaluation
process.
Understand the importance of building authentic relationships with families,
knowing such understandings can lead to greater learning outcomes for children.
Value families as important partners in the work of the nursery by maintaining
frequent contact and can work with them in the classroom and nursery.
support SEN coordinator to communicate with families.
PREFERRED APTITUDES
Exhibit outstanding early years and pedagogical knowledge
Work on multiple projects and respond to requests and deadlines in an
accurate, timely manner
Serve as a role model who acknowledges through actions and behaviours the
critical value of human relationships in achieving personal and professional goals
and organisational purpose
Excellent communication skills with a diverse range of people and interpersonal
skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritise
Ability to work to tight timelines
Personal integrity, accountability and credibilityPlease submit CV and cover letter, together with an application form (available to
download from www.wellingtoncollege.cn/careers) in English and email to
jobs.shanghai@wellingtoncollege.cn.
Please note that any application with missing materials will not be considered.
Wellington College International Shanghai is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare
of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be
subject to enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal
background checks, qualifications checks and employment checks to include an exploration
of any gaps in employment

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