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ADHD/ADD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

KS2 Teaching Assistant required to work 1:1 with pupil

  • Full time/long term position (Welwyn-Hertfordshire)
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Courses available - free or at a reduced cost

Here at Teaching Personnel we offer a variety of intervention programmes to local Primary Schools. One of the most popular is our behaviour buddy programme where we place a member of staff in a local school to work 1:1 and with small groups on a on-going placement for the full academic year.

We are currently working with a fantastic Primary School in Welwyn (Hertfordshire) who are seeking a member of staff to take on this exciting role.

The Behaviour Buddy will provide a complementary service to teachers and other staff, addressing the needs of a pupil who requires assistance in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve his full potential. You will also be required to work with a range of pupils, but give priority to this particular pupil who needs the most help.

This role will be predominantly education based but will have a wider remit including working with families and the wider community.

Main Responsibilities:

• Work with a pupil in Year 5 whose behaviour and disaffection has significant impact upon their attainment

• Support the ethos of the school

• Improve pupil progress and achievement by helping to minimise barriers to learning and maximise pupil participation

• To devise, implement and evaluate specialized programmes of work to encourage and promote a pupil’s social emotional and behavioural development.

• To work with teaching staff and/or other support staff in devising and implementing individual learning plans to promote pupils’ academic, social, emotional and behavioural development.

• To plan and facilitate structured games and activities, to support pupils to make appropriate use of unstructured times.

• To plan and draw up approaches that could be used to support pupils both individually and within a group.

If you feel you have the right experience working with children and excel in this role then please send your CV to or call 01707 386 310
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