Teaching Assistant

London Teaching Pool
London (Greater)
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistants play a critical role in the mission to educate young children, while supporting the main teacher.

So if you are a teaching assistant with a passion and dedication to help young people succeed, then this would be a great opportunity for you.

Our teaching assistant posts cover primary, secondary and specialist SEN positions for both mainstream and non-mainstream schools. A SEN teaching assistant role will have a core focus on supporting children with physical disabilities such as hearing, visual, speech and language difficulties.

In addition to this, a SEN teaching assistant will also provide extra support to children struggling with learning difficulties including dyslexia, autism along with other emotional and social difficulties. A teaching assistant in a SEN environment could also be seen working closely with gifted and talented children.

Whatever your preferences are; rest assured that we can help find a teaching position that suits you.

What is the nature of the role?

As a dynamic and driven teaching assistant, you will be expected to apply your professional and personable manner to help create a setting where students can be inspired through learning.

Benefits of being a Teaching Assistant:

* As a teaching assistant, you have the choice to be creative
* Teaching Assistants are introduced to a range of development opportunities
* Being a teaching assistant comes with a lot of flexibility
* Better management of work-life balance

Teaching Assistant key responsibilities:

* A teaching assistant must assist in the day-to-day management of the classroom
* As a teaching assistant, you will deliver activities that fuels interest through one-on-one or in small groups
* Teaching Assistants will be actively involved in the admin aspect of the role and help prepare classroom resources
* As a teaching assistant, a key part of the job is to organically establish a genuine connection with pupils in your care
* Teaching Assistants can act as a watchdog of the classroom and report on any student behaviour and progress, while informing the classroom teacher
* A teaching assistant can support the main teacher to initiate and maintain discipline, when required
* Teaching Assistants must also participate in school events and activities

The Teaching Assistant must possess the following:

* First-class reading, writing, communication and interpersonal skills
* Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
* A flexible approach to work and a willingness to get stuck in
* The ideal teaching assistant must be able to demonstrate positive energy, enthusiasm, patience, dedication, self-discipline and be adaptable to school settings.
* Capable of building and maintaining a strong relationship with children and parents
* A valid DBS and the right to work in the UK as well as, a minimum of two references.

We have an extensive range of teaching assistant jobs across all key stages and subjects. Apply online now and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch

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