Teaching Assistant

Employer
Veritas Education Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
Teaching Assistant

Scale 3 (Point 5-6) £18,137 - £20,464

EYFS & KS1 site 8.30-4

KS2 site 8.30-4

Veritas are working with a OFSTED 'outstanding' school based in Wimbledon, looking for a teaching assistant to join a KS1 classroom as soon as possible until the end of the school year. The teaching assistants main responsibilites would be to support the class teacher to enhance pupils' learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. The school is a 3 form entry that teach 3-11 year olds. Graduates are encouraged to apply for the role.

The School are passionate about learning. Children are at the heart of all they do and they strive to provide the very best in primary education, working in partnership with the local community, pupils, teachers, teaching assistants, parents and governors to pursue excellence in all aspects of school life.

The main aims are to promote a love of knowledge and understanding in all children and the confidence to take risks with their learning. They celebrate individuality and diversity through a broad and rich curriculum, in conjunction with teaching social and moral values concerned with the good of society, the environment and the global community.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TEACHING ASSISTANT

Support for Pupils

Support pupils to make good academic progress, under the direction of the teacher and Inclusion leader
Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
Implement group or 1:1 interventions to support pupils who have emotional or social barriers to learning
Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
Attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
Understand Individual Education Plans & Behaviour Support Plans and assist to implement these, under the guidance of the teacherSupport for Teachers

Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work
Use strategies, under the direction of the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
Discuss with the teacher how learning activities are to be organised and what their own support role will be
Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record and feedback to the teacher as directed
Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
Provide administrative support, e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money, administer courseworkQUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

Good literacy skills - GCSE Grade C or above in English Language; Level 2 English or above; or equivalent
Good numeracy skills- GCSE Grade C or above in Maths; Level 2 Maths or above; or equivalent Desirable

An honours degree (preferably Upper Second) or equivalentIf you would like to be considered for this teaching assistant opportunity, please send your application and if successful we will contact you with full information about the role and the school. Or feel free to call (phone number removed) and ask to speak to one of our consultants.

I look forward to hearing from you!

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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