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EYFS Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant required for Speech & Language Support in a Reception class of an ‘Outstanding’ Primary

  • Large, 2-form entry 'Outstanding' Primary School
  • Full-time post starting Jan 2017 - ending Jun 2017
  • Level 3 or Degree qualification and 12 month experience required

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant to begin a post starting in January 2017 and to run until the end of July 2017. The Headteacher of this over subscribed popular large Primary School is looking for additional support specifically for the pupils with speech language and communication needs in the reception class. Due to a recent member of staff leaving there is an opportunity for the ideal candidate to come in and hit the ground running.

The incoming Teaching Assistant will enjoy the benefits of working in a 2 form entry, 'Outstanding' popular Primary School on the outskirts of Nelson. When the pupils join the school in the EYFS stage the levels are usually well below what is typical for their age, however when they leave in Year 6 results are generally significantly above average. The school previously has been in the top 20% nationally in terms of achievement.

The behaviour in school is excellent and the pupils are polite, well mannered and welcoming, exclusions are unheard of. Teaching Assistants enjoy coming into school because behaviour is exemplary and attendance is good, in addition the support from senior leaders is constant and evident. The school was described by one parent as an 'asset to its community'.

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Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts must have an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate or be eligible to apply for one via the Criminal Records Bureau - Full assistance provided (agy).

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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