Teaching Assistant

System People Ltd
Millom, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit Teaching Assistants/ STA's/ HLTA's in the South Cumbria area!

Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for Long-Term or Day to Day supply work in South Cumbria?

We have regular work for candidates like you in the South Lakes/ Millom area for TA's interested in 1:1 SEN work as well as general classroom support. The supply work we offer is varied and we have part time and full-time opportunities available. The work is offered on a temporary basis starting at £9.20 an hour and rising to potentially £12 an hour depending upon the length of the contract, the nature of the work and the setting.

What will working as a TA on supply involve doing day to day?
The ideal candidate will have experience working with pupils at either KS1 or KS2 or have experience of both age groups. Alternatively, experience in a secondary school with 11- 18-year olds would also be desirable. You will be employed to support individuals with special educational needs such as Autism. The positions will also involve working with the Class Teacher to support a wide range of learners with a wide range of learning abilities. Work as a TA can involve:
  • Supporting school work and preparing learning resources under the supervision of the teacher.
  • Encouraging and supporting the routine that has been set in place for the individual.
  • Encouraging the individual's confidence, self-esteem and independence.
  • Helping the child understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.
  • Providing feedback and assistance to teachers.
  • Supporting the individual in social activities and on outings.

What personal qualities and skills does working as a TA on supply require?
You will need an interest in education and in working with children along with good communication and 'people' skills. You will need to have a mature approach to your work and a responsible attitude along with much patience and a sense of humour at times! You will need to be a patient person who has compassion and empathy and also a drive to see others flourish and succeed as they learn. You will need experience teaching and supporting learners and be willing to get stuck in and provide help as and when it is needed.

Who are System People Education?
System People Education are the fastest growing Teaching Agency in Cumbria with an already impressive portfolio of schools in the County. We were the first teaching agency with offices here in Cumbria offering a truly dedicated approach to Cumbria Teaching Supply. We have grown organically, mainly from kind referrals from local teachers and TA's who have found work through us in local schools.

Teaching Assistants on supply, how does it all work?
We help hundreds of Teaching Assistants in Cumbria find suitable work in many schools which includes day to day and long-term opportunities. Teaching Assistant recruitment at System People is our fastest growing department and we are always looking for new candidates to join our register to meet the ever-growing need for high quality TA cover.

Here is the good bit...you can work as much or as little as you want to. When you register with us you work out a work search plan with our TA Specialist Consultant Rhian Wallace who will then approach schools on your behalf to try and secure you work you really want.

Why would you choose to register with System People?
  • We pay excellent rates of pay and treat you fairly
  • Your consultant will create you a personalised job search plan
  • Your CV will be re-branded and will include an interview summary to promote your skills and experience in the right way.
  • Your details will reach the right people at the right schools and continue to do so while you are still actively looking.
  • You can meet us at various interview locations across Cumbria to suit you
  • We would love you to join our register!

System People are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and as a result all new candidates will be subject to a full registration, DBS check and thorough reference checks.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86783091

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