Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Hot Recruitment
Location
Arundel
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supporting the teaching staff at our client’s school in Arundel, West Sussex, we are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work with young people who have SEMH difficulties and challenging behaviours. Purpose of the Role As a Teaching Assistant, you will complement and support the teachers’ delivery of the school curriculum and contribute to the development of students. Working collaboratively with teachers, you will assist in managing and encouraging students to become independent learners, supporting their welfare and their emotional and behavioural development. Duties and Responsibilities as a Teaching Assistant • Provide support for teachers and students in order to raise standards of achievement for all. • Safeguard and promote the welfare of young people. • Work with teachers to plan and prepare lessons and group or individual activities for students. • Develop and prepare resources for lessons and other activities in line with IEP’s and lesson plans. • Contribute to the planning of opportunities for students to learn in out of school contacts such as educational visits in line with school policies and procedures. • Support teachers and students in lessons to achieve learning objectives. • Provide detailed feedback and evaluation on lessons and student participation, achievement and further learning needs. • Follow company Policies, Procedures and Practices. • Motivate and engage students learning with interesting and structured learning activities. • Be familiar with students learning and emotional needs through their IEPs objectives, PEPs and EHCPs. • Use behaviour management strategies, in line with school policy and procedure, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment, ensuring all students are safe, engaged and interacting positively. • Supervise students at school and on educational visits, ensuring safe environments and practices, both in lesson time and in transition and break-times. • Recognise and challenge any incidents or racism, bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviour and any form of abuse of equal opportunities ensuring compliance with school policy and procedures. • Understand and implement school safeguarding procedures and comply with statutory responsibilities. • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with parent/carers, ensuring the sharing of relevant information and facilitating support for attendance, access to learning and supporting home/school links. • Contribute to reports and attend meetings, supporting students and representing the school. Person Specification To be successful for the role of Teaching Assistant you need: • 5 GCSEs A-C to include Maths and English A-C (or Level 2 equivalent) • Additional qualifications to A level or Level 3 equivalent • To be able to forge and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, young people and their families as well as other professional organisations. • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and others. • Experience of working with young people with SEMH. • The ability to understand the needs of a young person and meet those needs in a planned way. • Knowledge of child development with an ability to relate theory to practice. • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours. • Experience of working with Looked After Children • To have excellent organisational and planning skills • The ability to work under pressure • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours. • IT skills. • Knowledge of Safeguarding and KCSIE. • Basic principles of Equal Opportunities • Willingness to undertake all training provided Rewards As Teaching Assistant your working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and there is a starting salary on offer of £14,500 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension scheme. How to Apply Please note that CV applications or calls from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted. Please note that eRecruitSmart is a Recruitment Agent and not a direct employer. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager at the company who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to. Please only apply if you consent to these terms. You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered. We look forward to hearing from you! Teaching assistant, children, education, residential, care, social work, teacher, TA

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