Deputy Head: Deputy Head work close to the head teacher; he/she will support the head in running the school. He is responsible for the leadership of the curriculum and the pupil’s learning. In some small school, deputy head can be the child protection officer as well and sometimes take some other responsibilities. Deputy Head will be on charge of school in the absence of the Head teacher. 3.
Within my role as a Teaching Assistant in the classroom, I support the class teacher by working with the pupils on a 1:1 basis and sometimes within a small group following the school based curriculum, pupil’s targets and Individual Education Plans. As leading TA within the class I provide support by leading the pupils and staff throughout the planned lesson when the class teacher needs to be freed up for meetings, reviews or any other matters that occur. I help with the setting up/tidying up for lessons e.g. art materials, books/pens/glue/paper, P.E equipment etc. putting up displays using pupil’s work, laminating, photocopying and making resources to suit pupil’s individual needs.
To oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent monitors and evaluates the work of the school by reviewing the performance of the head teacher, the effectiveness of the school improvement strategy. Responds to all school improvement services and Ofsted reports in necessary. (https://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/becoming-a-school-governor/Pages/The-Role-of-the-School-Governor-and-Governing-Bodies.aspx) In my setting my phase leader have weekly meetings with the governors of the school and other members of staff to gain knowledge of the school and to see how the school is progressing in results and performance. Governors have to be able to work as part of a team, under the leadership of the chair governing body. Senior management team:Depending on how large the school is the size of SLT can vary.
They usually determine the admissions policy. They allow the use of school facilities by local groups such as adult education, FOUNDATION AND TRUST SCHOOLS Foundation schools are run by their own governing body and governing body determines the admissions policy. Local education authority is consulted when working on the admission policy. The school, the land and buildings will be owned owned by the governing body or a charitable foundation. Trust schools are also a type a foundation school, they form a charitable Trust with an outside partner, such as a business.The trust schools have to buy in any support services.
TDA 3.2 School as Organisations Unit 2.1 Explain the strategic purposes of members of the school team It is important and helpful to understand how schools are organised in terms of the different roles and responsibility that members of the school team have. MEMBERS | DESCRIPTION/PURPOSE | School governors | Usually a team of 10-12 people or more who provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. The team must have at least one parent governor and one staff governor in addition to the Head Teacher. There are also appointed Local Authority and Community governors within this team. Their many responsibilities include: * Setting aims and objectives for the school * Setting targets and managing policies * Finance management * Monitor and evaluate the school’s progress and adopt new ways to improve its performance * Work closely with the local community * Work closely with the Head and senior management team * Appoint staff, including Head and Deputy Head Teachers * Attend meetings to discuss personnel issues, community cohesion, the school site etc.
In my job role, I work closely with the class teacher and full time teaching assistant. Each member of the team know and understand their own role in school, they should also know and understand the roles of others in their team and how they fit together to support the pupils. Good communication skills amongst one another are essential to enable us to provide the highest quality of learning and support to the pupils in the classes where I volunteer. In our team, we offer support to one another and discuss the developments and achievements of the individual pupils. We share information and contribute ideas for future
Context Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organisation that focuses on recruitment of, management of, and providing direction for the people who work in the organisation (Heathfield, 2011). Even though in a school environment HRM would predominantly be the responsibility of the Headteacher, it can also be performed by line managers. For any school to work effectively this definitely needs to be the case. HRM deals with hiring, performance management, safety, wellness, benefits, employee motivation, communication and training. Effective HRM enables employees to contribute effectively and productively to the overall direction of the school and the accomplishment of the organisations goals and
They have duties which include to maintain the conduct of the school, with the view of promoting high standards in the area of educational achievement. e.g. Setting Targets for pupils achievement Managing the school finances Making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based Appointing staff Reviewing staff performance and pay see Abbots Lane School Prospectus p10 (Become a school Governor) Appendix 12 Governors have a big input in the Health and Safety of the school (see appendix 1) p2 Abbots Lane Health and Safety Policy Senior Management Team This includes the following: The Head Teacher They have the overall responsibility for the school, its staff and pupils, and the overall education they receive. The Head Teacher plays a major part of the day to day aspects of Health & Safety (See appendix 1) p2 The Deputy Head Teacher They play a major role in managing the school, particular in the absence of the Head Teacher, they often are responsible for a curriculum area or specific area of school management. In larger schools there may be need for a Assistant Head Teacher, this role supports the Head and the Deputy with the management of the school.
List examples of your own general and specific tasks. 5: Briefly describe the role of the teaching assistant in relation to the teacher. 1: Give examples of how you would plan activities. My role as a TA involves supporting the teacher with the planning, delivery and evaluating of learning materials. The steps for effectively planning learning activities is based on the 'pupils individual needs, abilities and interests'.
Effective communication is fundamental in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults alike. In the role of Classroom Assistant it is vital to develop good, appropriate relationships with pupils, colleagues, parents and any other professional third party agencies involved in a child’s care and education. To provide a conducive learning environment, adults in the classroom must work together by communicating clearly and professionally with each other, both verbally and non-verbally. This will avoid confusion and inconsistency during lessons. For example I find it essential to discuss the day’s lesson plan and targets with my class teacher.