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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Blaenau Gwent, UK
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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Job Description:

This role involves working as a 1:1 teaching assistant with a pupil in a mainstream reception class. This pupil has a global development delay and requires additional support in and around the classroom. This pupil will be transitioning from nursery to reception so you will be expected to help with that transition and support the pupil academically and with their behaviour. This child sometimes struggles to behave correctly and needs a role model to show them how to behave appropriately in the classroom by reiterating school rules. This school is looking for someone who has experience working with SEN in any setting.

The School:

This school based in Pontypool prides itself on ensuring that all pupils are learning in a supportive, caring school environment. The school value the links between home and school and the important of working in partnerships with families. The schools caters for around 200 pupils aged between 4 and 11 years old with 35% of pupils being identified as having additional learning needs. In the schools latest inspection ESTYN graded the school 'Good' in all inspection areas including; standards, wellbeing and attitudes towards learning; teaching and learning experiences; care, support and guidance; leadership and management. ESTYN commented that although most pupils enter the school with lower-than-expected levels of skills and understanding for their age, nearly all make good progress during their time at school.

Ideal Candidate:

Have confidence and resilience when dealing with challenging behaviour
Be engaging and pro-active when working with pupils
Demonstrate good patience and nursing personality
Show strong levels of compassion and empathy
Can support pupils in their academic work
Previous experience as a teaching assistant not needed

If this 1:1 teaching assistant role is one that interests, then apply now. This teaching assistant role is to start ASAP so apply now to get the ball rolling.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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