Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
New Formation
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Being a Teaching Assistant can be a challenging role to fill. Especially in year 6 where personalities have begun to express themselves and the children are under a lot of pressure to perform well on top of worrying about Secondary schools, their future and their social circles.

Which is why we’re looking for perceptive, patient and passionate people to fill the extra need for year 6 Teaching Assistants as the SATs date draws ever nearer in our London schools, specifically in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be expected to:

>> Manage the needs of the classroom area
>> Support children in 1:1, group or classroom activities
>> Taking 1:1 or groups outside the classroom for booster interventions
>> Promote good behaviours and habits
>> Resolve conflicts between pupils
>> Communicate effectively with the class Teacher to aid in pupil progression
>> Supervise students during activities and trips
>> Monitor and record progress of pupils
>> Prepare the class for lessons
>> Be a team player, supportive and enthusiastic
>> Teaching Assistant

There are 10 points on the list but as you spend more time in a school, most become routine, especially as you gain more experience and confidence in your abilities.

Teaching Assistant
Whilst working within the school, you’ll be placed with an experienced year 6 teacher. They will guide you, support you and pass down vital skills and knowledge to aid you in your professional development. If you are looking to become a teacher in the near-future then this is the ideal role as year 6 gives you a taste of almost all of the experiences a teacher will come across.

Furthermore, being a Teaching Assistant allows you to gain experience in the teaching environment, whilst being guided by an expert whilst getting paid! An 'earn as you learn' role if you will!

If you are a graduate or have Teaching Assistant experience then get in contact and we’ll find you the perfect local role.

Each position is Full-Time. Commitment is a must as consistency is one of the most valuable assets when it comes to a child’s learning.

Pay-per-day-worked will be £70-£80.

The average working time is 8:30 - 16:00 with some schools letting Teaching Assistants leave earlier.

With a network of partner schools, you will be placed local to you; travel time will be well within the hour.

If you are interested in one of our local year 6 Teaching Assistant roles then send your CV and Cover Letter to the contact details provided

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