KS2 Intervention Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Preston, UK
11 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

The Headteacher and governing body of a reputable Primary School situated just outside of Garstang are on the look out to source a dedicated KS2 Teaching Assistant to support small groups of pupils in Y5 and Y6 providing interventions and general class support working collaborative alongside the class teacher. The working hours for this role are 9:00-13:00 equating to 20 working hours per week paid on a weekly basis directly by Teaching Personnel.

The Headteacher has expressed that the ideal candidate will have experience supporting children across KS2. The school are not necessarily looking for a Y6 specialist - however they are looking for a practitioner who has experience working alongside children with SEMH and varying needs specifically across KS2. In order to be considered The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant with positive attitude and good sense of humour who can adapt quickly to suit the needs of each child - the Headteacher has expressed that no two days are the same at this school, therefore this is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking for a new and exciting opportunity and gain further experience in Upper KS2 - specifically Year 6.

This is a reputable Primary School serving a pleasant catchment area with adyllic surroundings. This school is committed to ensuring each child fulfils their full potential and all staff in school are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for their pupils. Their Christian values, which aim to encourage ambition and promote the celebration of achievements, are at the centre of all that they do. The children's positive attitudes to school and their respect for each other are strengths highlighted by Ofsted. Senior Leaders in school are well respected by staff. This role has cropped up due to a resent resignation; therefore there is the potential to transition onto a contract depending on a successful probationary period.

Teaching Personnel is the UK's largest Education Staffing Agency, sourcing both Teaching and Support Staff on behalf of Schools. With over 5,000 schools choosing Teaching Personnel for staffing needs, interventions and supply cover needs, we can offer you great choice of work and variety, depending upon your preferences. As we are passionate about the value you can provide to our schools and are determined to help you deliver this, you have access to a range of free professional development courses and others of which are subsidised, including Team Teach. In addition, we are able to offer competitive rates of pay on a PAYE contract.

We are welcoming applications from professionals who fit the below criteria:
  • Level 2 qualified Teaching Assistant or higher
  • Recent experience supporting pupils across KS2 and providing interventions.
  • Excellent behaviour management.
  • Can develop positive, professional relationships and is able to fit in well with other staff members.
  • Shares a passion for making a difference to the life of children.

If you are STILL unsure, the Lancashire Team are currently working on a number of long-term support vacancies on behalf of schools across THE WYRE, PRESTON, LANCASTER, BLACKBURN AND ALSO EAST LANCASHIRE!

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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