Primary School Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education Limited
Preston, UK
19 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Randstad are recruiting!

We're looking for an engaging and motivated teaching assistant to provide cover on a flexible basis for a network of schools in Preston and the surrounding areas. This is your opportunity to gain experience in a variety of different environments and scenarios, where no two days are the same!

As classroom support you will be generally working 1:1 or with a small group within the classroom, so traits of empathy, positivity and encouragement are necessary.

With Randstad, you will join an established team, have the valued support of your own consultant and be able to control where and when you work with our new phone app.

This position can accommodate those looking for short-term, long-term and day-to-day work.

  • A brilliant way to start or advance your career
  • Tailor your own working days to support your personal commitments
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of different schools
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A dedicated personal consultant to work with and support you throughout
  • 24/7 on-call service
  • Online portal inclusive of discounts

Job Responsibilities
  • Supporting children, often on a 1:1 basis or in small groups
  • Behaviour management where necessary
  • Helping children to understand their work
  • Engaging children in their development through feedback
  • Provide a safe environment for both staff and children

What are we looking for?
  • 12 months prior experience working in an environment with children
  • Strong enthusiasm and motivation
  • Behaviour management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working on a 1:1 basis with children desired
  • Experience working with children with SEN desired
  • Up to date DBS check (we can provide if not obtainable)

Necessary Qualifications
  • Level 2 or 3 in Teaching and Learning Support (or equivalent) desired, however all applications with children experience will be read and considered

If this position is of interest, please get in contact and apply today.

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