Teaching Assistant

Seven Resourcing
Leicester, UK
12 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Seven Education is looking for a Teacher Assistant. The schedule is to transition from temporary to a permanent member of staff within an established and popular organisation in Midlands.

The role:

To support and maintain a high level of learner engagement through collaborative preparation and delivery of an innovative, creative and flexible curriculum. To use a collaborative and multi-agency holistic approach to delivering an education provision which includes attention to health and safety awareness, risk management and the safeguarding of young people.


Act in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures under the guidance of the designated Provision Manager and adhere to the organisation's Equal Opportunities and Diversity policy.

Advocate on behalf of the young people and their families in your care. Encourage their involvement in the decision making and the management of their programmes. Assist with the assessment, preparation, delivery and review of a learner's curriculum including contributions to lesson plans. Offer a variety of approaches and opportunities to focus on an engagement with learning and seek advice from designated subject leads where appropriate.

Be aware of all safeguarding procedures on a day to day basis, adhering to these where appropriate through the Designated Safeguarding Officer, and be aware of all policies and practice in relation to the safety of young people and vulnerable adults

Be responsible for all aspects of learner health and safety, informing the designated Learning Manager of any accidents or identified risks, and using the significant incident reporting form appropriately. Support the Learning Manager to ensure venues used are appropriate and risk assessed, and that Health and Safety guidance supplied by the company is adhered to.

To support the Learning Manager with the collection and collation of pupil information including learner profiles, pen pictures, risk management procedures and special educational needs and suitably differentiate your delivery to meet the identified needs.

To support all designated Learning Managers with the completion of all assessments, pupil tracking documents, progress reports and feedback reports to commissioning bodies e.g. Education, Health and Care plans, KS3 & KS4 transition planning, and post 16 opportunities.

Carry out additional duties as reasonably requested by the Teaching and Learning Team Lead or Head of Service/Head Teacher and be responsible for your own continuous professional development.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Being the immediate carer for the pupil
  • Making sure they reach and attend their destinations on time
  • Helping them focus throughout various learning activities
  • Be a role model and mentor to these individuals

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: To hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in an education, health or social care setting (e.g. relevant NVQ, PTLLs, A levels)
  • To be able to produce evidence of previous CPD (e.g. first aid, safeguarding training, diversity training, CAF/EHC training, IOSHH)
  • To hold a recognised Teaching Assistant qualification (e.g. Level 2 award/certificate in support work in schools/teaching and learning in schools
  • Experience: 2+ year of experience as a working with children and/or young people within an education, health or social care setting in the UK.
  • Demonstrate some knowledge regarding teaching practice for young people with additional needs
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. QTS gained from an ITT programme is preferable.
  • Travel: UK driving license with the ability to drive students to workshop locations - Business insurance will be needed via your current insurer.
  • Hours: 30 hours p/w.
  • Knowledge: Some awareness of current internal and external verification frameworks and inspection frameworks
  • Awareness of relevant legislation and guidance and implications for local policy, procedure and practice (e.g. The Children's Act 2004, Children and Families Act 2014, Apprenticeship, Skills and Children Learning Act 2009)

Performance indicators:

Able to meet annual performance management criteria to a good or outstanding standard.

Able to meet lesson observations to a good or outstanding standard

Adherence to the accountabilities and responsibilities in this job description, and adherence to organisational policies and procedures.

Able to demonstrate outcomes thinking through regular support and supervision.

Achievement of positive outcomes for young people.

Key values and ethos of organisation:




Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250:

If you're not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Teacher who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Education. As a little 'thank you' from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.

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