Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education
14 Feb 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant that loves providing support to the pupils and teacher in your class? If so, we would love to hear from you!

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a dedicated TA to join a lovely Primary School in the North Leeds area on a contract basis from as soon as possible, with a view to turn permanent. The school pride themselves in being a supportive team of employees, who really enjoying encouraging their staff to further their careers and learn new skills constantly. This role will be pivotal to the learning and development of the pupils in the school, particularly Reception and Key Stage 1, where you will be tasked with many activities to further help the learning of the children by doing the following:

* Work with higher and lower ability learning groups to assist with basic learning skills
* Produce exciting and engaging work displays throughout the classroom
* Interact with the children on different activities
* Set up resources and activities
* Talk through planning with the teacher to have a clear understanding of expectations
* Provide some 1:1 support with pupils that may need extra help
* Share ideas, thoughts, and opinions with the class teachers in regards to lessons and activities
* General administrative tasks and duties to help free up the teachers time
* Communicate effectively with parents to build relationships and report on childrens progress
* Monitor and assess the learning path to ensure pupils are on target

Although the school are open to seeing individuals at all levels in their career in Education, the skills and experiences that would be a huge advantage to this role are:

* At least 1 year of experience in a primary school
* NVQ Level 2 in a childcare qualification or studying towards
* Can build relationships with pupils and parents
* Has a supportive and nurturing nature
* Seeks positive results and progress with each pupil
* Can tailor learning techniques to different needs
* Reliable and dedicated to the progress of the children

The benefits of taking this position vary between working with a supportive senior leadership team, to working with an engaging and stimulating group of children who really love to learn.
The other benefits are:

* Competitive rate of pay
* Holidays as per the school
* Free on-site parking and easy to access via public transport
* Dedicated consultant here at Randstad to offer guidance and support if needs be

If you have the relevant skills and would like to be considered for the role, please apply now and a member of the Primary Team will be in touch shortly.

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