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ADHD/ADD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Year 5 Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary-Permanent position.
  • Competitive salary - to be discussed at interview.
  • Successful school who offer training and support.

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (see above) to work in a Year 5 classes. The successful candidates will demonstrate:

? the ability to assist the class teacher to plan effective and challenging programmes of study for all children which is set at each child’s individual level

? A good knowledge of the Key Stage 2 and the changes that are being made to the Curriculum in Wales;

? An ability to work with small groups of children, both indoors and outdoors, to support their learning;

? An ability to establish good working relationships with the children, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs;

? That they are able to supervise and support children, ensuring their safety and access to learning;

? How to work as an important member of the Year 5 team, helping with the display of children’s work and undertaking a range of tasks including photocopying, laminating and filing;

? How to work independently and to develop child initiated learning;

? How to track pupil progress within the programmes of study;

? That they are able to use and apply whole school child protection procedures;

? How to be a vital member of the Key Stage 2 and the staff team.

In return, the school offer the opportunity to:

? Work with a vibrant and enthusiastic team of Key Stage 2 practitioners;

? Enjoy working with wonderful children ;

? Participate in an excellent programme of further professional development.

Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) from 1st April 2016.

You will also need a DBS which is Child Workforce ONLY which in registered on the Update Service.

Teaching Personnel are able to support and guide you through the process of applying for your DBS and EWC registration.

Please send your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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