Reception Teaching Assistant - Caerphilly

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£50.00 - £55 per day
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A local learning community primary school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with pupils in Reception. This role is to commence as soon as possible, and is on a part time and long term basis (mornings only - 3.5 hours per day). Initially the role is confirmed until July 2017 and will be reviewed for continuation, subject to funding.

The school is one form entry, has approximately 200 pupils and is fully committed to educating the whole child. The Head Teacher has a clear vision and all staff ensure that the environment that is fun, friendly and focused on instruction and learning. As a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant, you will be working to support children on an individual basis. It is essential that you will develop a good bond, and working relationship with the children, as a means of supporting them to stay focussed and on task. Through a focus on differentiated instruction you will support children in making positive behaviour choices.

Your bond and rapport with the individual child will assist you in effectively managing their behaviour. You will support the child in feeling secure and confident, giving them the ability be able to express any issues that they may have, using positive reinforcement and praising the child where appropriate. You will monitor the child's progress, both in relation to behaviour, and learning development, feeding back to the class teacher accordingly.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Teaching Assistant who is looking for a role where they can enhance learning and development, and make a real positive impact on a child's educational experience, and ability to reach their full potential.

The right person for this role will need to have;

- Relevant and proven experience and an excellent understanding of working with primary age children
- Level 2 or above Childcare qualification
- Good behaviour management skills
- Excellent rapport-building, interpersonal and communication skills
- A genuine passion for working with children and enhancing learning and development
- A dedicated and committed approach to the role, with a good work ethic
- EWC registration

Should you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV as soon as possible. Please ensure that your CV details all relevant experience and skills as outlined that are required for the role.

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