Prospero Teaching are currently partnered with a secondary school who are looking to appoint a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to start ASAP in the Barnsley area.
As Teaching Assistant you have the opportunity to make a profound difference to a student's day to day school life by providing 1:1 assistance to their many needs. Your responsibilities will include;
Classroom support - activities, organisation, engagement, behaviour, emotional support
Support in therapy sessions
Break/Lunch time supervision
Keeping progress reports
To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant you need;
An enthusiastic and attentive personality
An understanding of special needs
Experience working with children or in a support capacity
Experience as Teaching Assistant (preferable but not essential)
Experience in education/ school environment (preferable but not essential)
Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered).
Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.
The school require on and off support throughout the year depending on student intake and staffing needs, so there is always opportunity for contract extension and permanent roles for staff who are a great asset to the school.
If this opportunity sounds like something that you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other Teaching Assistant vacancies, please send over your up to date CV to (url removed)