Teaching Assistant

Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistants Required in Newcastle!

We are currently working in partnership with a large number of mainstream primary schools in Newcastle and surrounding areas who require Teaching Assistants ideally with SEN experience. The ideal candidates will be qualified Teaching Assistants (level 2 or higher) with experience within SEN or mainstream settings and are available for part or full time placements in order to offer continuity to schools and students.
The schools require TA's who can work with students who sometimes display challenging behaviour (SEMH/EBD) and some who have Autism (ASD). Suitable TA's need to be firm yet fair and not only manage behaviour but also challenge poor behaviour when suitable. A calm and patient attitude will also ensure you can build up a good, professional relationship with hard to reach students also.

Key responsibilities and requirements for this teaching assistant role will include:
Working with groups of students or on a 1:1 basis in order to support learning;
Have the ability to work with EYFS, KS1 and KS2, some of whom may be working at a lower level than other students;
Taking direction from class teachers, SLT and senior support staff and completing task to a high level;
Be able to use own initiative and act accordingly without having to be directed;
Supporting the work of other teaching assistants and showing a good level of team work;
Be willing to participate in regular training and CPD when the school requires

An enhanced DBS check will be needed for successful candidates as well as two satisfactory references which will be sought upon application for this post.
If you are interested in applying, click apply or please contact Rob at EYPS on (Apply online only) or by email

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