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Cover Supervision Training
Ref: WPDCSCST
Training group: Workforce Planning & Development Service
Training theme: Learning and Development
  Date: Time: Venue:
     (Session 1) 04 Jun 09 (Thu)0930 to 1530NTI - MANCAT
     (Session 2) 17 Jun 09 (Wed)0930 to 1530NTI - MANCAT
Description:

Pre-SchoolFoundation

Module 1 – Survival Kit
 
· Understand what is expected of you as a Cover Supervisor
· Identify communication strategies to enable you to work more effectively with the classroom teacher
· Develop the role by setting professional standards
· Know how to establish your presence in the classroom
· Develop your own ‘kit bag’ for surviving in the classroom
· Identify appropriate resources for emergency cover
Module Two - Behaviour
· Identify useful routines and practices in the classroom
· Understand how to diffuse conflict
· Put into practice prevention techniques
· Know how to use praise, reward and sanctions effectively
· Know how to create a positive classroom climate
· Know how to use the language of choice
Module 3 – How Children Learn
· Become familiar with the theories of learning and their impact in the classroom
· Understand what motivates children to learn
· Become aware of the government agenda for learning
· Know about Gardner’s intelligences
 
· Identify your own preferred learning style
· Understand the implications of personalised learning as they affect the Cover Supervisor
· Understand the impact of music in the classroom
· Mind Map
· Understand how the Cover Supervisor can promote an inclusive classroom.
Module 4 – Health and Safety / Recording Incidents
· Develop awareness of basic safety requirements of the role
· Know the responsibilities of the Cover Supervisor in relation to Health and Safety issues
· Develop awareness of classroom safety
· Consider child health and safety issues such as bullying, drug abuse, child protection and how they impact on the role of Cover Supervisor
· Know how to record a range of incidents professionally
 
Please note that if you are unable to attend this course, please inform us as soon as possible. A CHARGE OF £35.00 PER DAY WILL BE MADE FOR CANCELLATIONS THAT DO NOT GIVE 5 WORKING DAYS NOTICE OF NON-ATTENDANCE
 
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Target Audience:
[Places: 20]
This two-day course is ideal for Teaching Assistants in Primary or Secondary Schools who are or may be required to provide cover supervision
Districts:
All Manchester CC Districts
NB: This course is available to Manchester maintained establishments only.
Costs:
Manchester Maintained: £ 0
Catering:

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Administrator:

Stephen Henry
Children's Services
3rd Floor, Victoria Mill
10 Lower Vickers Street
Miles Platting, Manchester
M40 7SH
0161 203 3200
s.henry4@manchester.gov.uk
To reserve places an this event please complete the booking form and fax it to Stephen Henry on the number given on the form.
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