Qcf Level 3 Unit 1 Assignment

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Southern Institute of Technology

Assignment Title: Assessment 1
Standard Number and Title: TEA1031
Introduction to Teacher Aiding and Inclusion
Version of Standard N/A
Assessed Elements: 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.2
Conditions: • Completed job description
• Evidence of research outside of the study guide for all/any of the tasks.
• Research appropriately referenced
• Proofread and spellchecked

Task/Activity Instructions:
This is a written assessment in three parts:
• Assessment One requires you to use the template provided to create a complete job description for a Teacher Aide position in a school

Complete the template below to create a job description for a Teacher Aide role.
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She/He will have an understanding of special needs students, their learning abilities and care on a day to day basis. Your responsibility will be to guide the students throughout the day, help with eating, toileting and taking part in social activities.
You also will implement an exercise program for both children, which has being provided by the physio- and occupational therapist team.

Background: (Outline the key concepts of special education in New Zealand and give a brief summary of the purpose of the Teacher Aide role)

Every student in New Zealand has the right to be treated with respect and to be included and supported in the educational setting on a daily basis. Due to a high class room ratio it can be hard for teachers to make sure all students are involved. Teacher Aides are there to support and assist the teacher. They make sure that also special needs children are involved in social activities and get educated as well as other children without mental or physical challenges.

Major Areas of Responsibility: (Identify the key roles of a teacher aide within an education setting. Include at least 5 different
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Identify the knowledge required in terms of the key concepts of special education) (Define the knowledge required in terms the context of Education and the provision of special needs education.
Special Education in New Zealand follows principles and guidelines.
Special Education 2000 policy uses these guidelines to achieve a world class inclusive education system that provides learning opportunities to all children.
The key concepts of special education are Inclusion, Diversity, Human Rights, Support, Equity and Respect.
3 inclusive techniques
A child with special needs can be supported in sports activities. The support person helps to catch and throw the ball. (Diversity, Support, Inclusion)
A special needs child needs assistance with eating and food handling. Specially designed cutlery and cups can be provided. (Respect, Support, Human Rights)
Especially designed mobility equipment like 3 wheeler bikes or sports wheel chairs can give the opportunity of independency and self-worth. A young person can be taken for outings or they can be flexible and mobile in their own

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