Teaching Assistant Weston-Super-Mare
Full Time Teaching Assistant Required in Weston-Super-Mare
Your new company
An academy part of a large Multi-Academy Trust located in Weston-Super-Mare is looking for a passionate Teaching Assistant to join their school on a full-time basis. With an overall Ofsted rating 'Good' and an outstanding leadership and management rating, this school has a strong vision to provide the best academic opportunities and personal development for all their students as well as ensuring a supportive staff network.
Your new role
You will work closely with SENCO and the SEN team to provide support for students with challenging behaviours and need extra support in the classroom as well as working with the students 1:1. As a Teaching Assistant, you will also assist with a number of students on their maths and literacy skills and provide extra support to help them complete tasks and improve focus and learning. You will work closely with the SENCO and subject teachers to ensure the required students are on track to achieve their specific targets.
What you'll need to succeed
To be a successful Teaching Assistant you will be able to listen, communicate and respond to the students in relation to their individual needs in a calm and patient manner. You will have a positive and encouraging attitude and act as a role model for the students and be adaptable to be able to deal with different situations. You will need to have had at least 2 years' experience of working in a learning environment, further experience of dealing with challenging behaviours is also preferable. You will need to have GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent). Overall, you will be passionate and dedicate in delivering the best education to ensure every student has the chance to fulfil their potential.
What you'll get in return
You will gain valuable experience in a supportive environment whilst working with a Hays consultant who is committed to finding you the job that is perfect for you. You will also have access to a wide range of Teaching Assistant opportunities, many for which are only available to Hays candidates as certain schools across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire work exclusively in partnership with Hays.
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What you need to do now
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