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Trainee Teaching Assistant

Employer
Moxi Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are currently looking for Trainee Teaching Assistants to work in our partner schools in the Greater Manchester area. As a Teaching assistant you will be required to:

Key responsibilities:

Helping learners who are underperforming in their subjects on a one-to-one basis outside the classroom or within lessons
Implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities
Listening to and helping learners resolve a range of issues that are creating barriers to learning
Drawing up agreed action plans with learners, outlining the aims of the mentoring, and monitoring their progress
Monitoring attendance and punctuality of learners
Advising parents on behaviour strategies and parenting skills
Networking with other learning mentors, teachers and relevant external agencies
Organising drop-in 'offload' sessions for learners, where they can talk about a particular issue
Maintaining accurate records and preparing written reports and evaluations
Managing your own professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing best practice with other learning mentors
Planning and delivering lessons as per the request of centre management
Providing cover for lessons in the absence of colleagues

Required skills:

Empathetic and patient
A good ability to build and form relationships with young people
Excellent listening skills
Ability to explain and break down complex information
Ability to work well under pressure
Qualifications in counselling would also be an advantage but not essential

Benefits

Bonus loyalty scheme
Referral scheme
An earn as you learn programme
In-house training opportunities with our partner school
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