They work with individuals or a group. They advise teachers, parents, social workers and other professionals. They also support the SENCO with assessments and observations of pupils who have additional needs. Educational psychologists work in all sectors of the education system, including child development clinics for pre - school children where children with potential learning difficulties can be identified early. The roles of an educational psychologist include:- * Giving advice to teachers about individual children.
2.1 School Governors School Governors work as a team and come together from volunteers from the local community, parents and teachers this is so they have a adequate diversity of views and experience. The Governing body is accountable for the performance of the school, plans the schools future direction, selects the head teacher, makes decisions on the schools budget and staffing, including the performance management policy. They makes sure the curriculum is followed and taught well. Decides how the school can encourage its aims and values. School governors are at the heart of how a school operates, how they do there job effects the interests of pupils, staff and the reputation of a school in the community.
In short values in a school are directions the head, the teachers, school governors and the majority of the parents wish to see their children achieve and strive towards. 3.2 Describe and give examples of how a school may demonstrate and uphold their aims. A school can demonstrate and uphold their aims by: * After school activities-Netball, tag rugby, chair, cheer-leading and music lessons. * Encourage visitors from the community- police, ambulance and fire. * Encourage support from parents- hearing children read.
The Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) is the teacher with overall responsibility for coordinating provision for children with special educational needs and is responsible for monitoring their progress. The SENCO must follow the SEN code of practice, this code of practice outlines their responsibilities and role including, liasing with teachers, parents of the children with special educational needs and liasing with external agencies such as health and social services and educational psychology services. Overseeing the records of the children and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the schools SEN policy. The SENCO is also
If you are not part of the planning you can still speak to the teacher about what will be happening and offer ideas and suggestions of your own. 1.1 continued Role of teacher Role of teaching assistant • To be responsible for planning and preparing to the National or Early Years Curriculum • To plan and prepare work alongside the teacher • To teach pupils according to their educational needs • To support learning activities • To access, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils • To assess/evaluate children’s work as directed by the teacher • To take responsibility for all other adults within
This could be related to learning or a disability. A SENCO will assess children and if necessary develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP), that will give everyone targets to work to for the best outcome for the child. These targets are regularly reviewed and updated, to see that progress is achieved. The SENCO will support both children and parents, involving both to ensure that the child is supported in the best possible way. Teachers The teacher is responsible for teaching the children with guidelines
In this meeting we will be educating parents about the different forms of abuse namely physical, verbal and emotional abuse. This will be discussed with students as well, We will inform the parent/guardian of their child’s participation to make sure the parent is aware of their child’s response should there be a lack of interest or any concerns thereof, we will inform the respective parents or guardians. In the event that a teacher suspects that a child is being abused or any indication of neglect, the teacher will make a note in the learner’s diary to contact the parent. The process is as follows: The child is first identified by the teacher who then addresses it to the school principal. If the principal is in agreement with the teacher, the parent/ guardian will be contacted by the principal.
| Support Staff | Plan and support work with the teacher. Photocopy, administration, observation with assessment and recording of results. May work one to one with children, which may include physio and speech and language. | 2.2 Describe the roles of external professionals who may work with a school e.g. educational psychologist Occupational Health - various | We have a number of children with physical disabilities which require the occupational health to visit to
1.2 Describe the importance and purposes of displays in the school School displays are there so visitors and parents who come into the school can see what their child has been doing through the course of a term. They can also make the school feel more welcoming and can give the children a sense of achievement. It is important for children to see their work up on the display boards as they will begin to feel as though they are doing something right within their time at school. They will feel as if they are achieving something and it will be something positive to tell their parents. The purpose of display boards vary.
In this write-up, I will seek to explain the ways in which I could establish ground rules with learners, which strengthens behaviour and respect for others. In doing this, I will be explaining what ground rules are and why they are necessary. How best they can be established and also ensure that students take ownership of rules by putting responsibility on them. Ground rules can be defined as terms which govern the working relationship between the school/teacher and its learners. According to Jo Budden “good classroom management depends a lot on how you establish ground rules at the beginning of the course”.