At the Educate Group, we have the same outlook as you... We know you want to make a difference to children and young peoples lives.
That's why we need committed and enthusiastic individuals like you to join our existing team of supply teaching assistants. Free training is available for suitable candidates who lack previous child based experience.
If you are eager and desperate to start every day with a fresh outlook - we want to hear from you. Our work with children isn't about us; we are a team of teachers and school support staff who are all about the children and the schools we support.
If you are considering a career in teaching, this role offers real-life, practical classroom experience and the opportunity to complete your PGCE through Educate.
Who are the Educate Group?
We are a team of educators... We have walked in your shoes and worked in your world.
Having taught across all sectors, we use our understanding of the education system to help provide you with day-to-day, short and long-term opportunities in schools across the whole of North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.
We will provide you with a platform to showcase your strengths in the hope of gaining permanent employment.
What will I be expected to do?
Your role will involve supporting pupils either one-to-one or as part of a small group, to help ensure they get the most out of their education. You will be involved in setting up equipment, preparing materials for lessons and the recording of their achievement and progress. You will be also be expected to support and assist the class teacher in the promoting of positive behaviour and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own actions.
What qualifications do I need?
No relevant qualifications, but a good standard of maths and English is necessary. However, a relevant NVQ/CACHE/BTEC, Higher Level Teaching Assistant or undergraduate degree would be beneficial.
What skills or qualities do I need?
The schools we work with are looking for someone who is committed, compassionate and capable of working collaboratively as a team. You will be capable of building nurturing relationships with pupils and have a real empathy for supporting children with a range of support requirements and needs.
What experience do I need?
No experience is necessary; however, it would be beneficial if you have referable child based experience through anyone of the following:
Cubs, Brownies, Girl Guides etc.
Teaching Assistant, HLTA, Mentor, Tutor, Sports Coach etc.
Volunteering as part of university study or college course
Youth and/or community work
Pupil Referral Units (PRU's)
What registrations do I need to hold?
An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you don't have one, you will have to apply for a new one through Educate
If you wish to work in Wales, you will need to register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council)
What will the Educate Group provide me with?
Free training from our own team of experienced teaching staff
Mentoring and support from our own team of dedicated teachers and senior leaders
Choice of day-to-day, short and long-term roles
Opportunities to move into permanent roles with no 'temp to perm' restrictions
Discounted PGCE/SCITT opportunities
Free social events as a way of saying 'Thank You'
24 hours on-call helpline
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK
We are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients
We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation)
The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children
As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 3 - 7 working days.
Higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on (phone number removed)