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General Teaching Assistant required for Year 5 class

Job description

General Teaching Assistant required for Year 5 class at large community school in Crumpsall, North Manchester for September start.

Fixed term contract for a minimum of one academic year

Graduates looking to start a career in teaching encouraged to apply

Salary dependant on experience

Teaching Personnel are currently working on behalf of a large community school in North Manchester to find them a Teaching Assistant to start work in their Year 5 class from February. The reason for this opening in the school is due to the current Teaching Assistant going on Maternity Leave. The Head has outlined that classroom experience isn't a necessity but pro-activeness, enthusiasm and a real passion for pupil progression is. If you are looking to go on to do your Teaching Training in the future then this would be the ideal job for you and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. As the role is located in key stage 2 and the SATs being at the forefront of the teaching a strong understanding of Numeracy and Literacy and a willingness to be able to take small groups for additional intervention will be an expectation of the successful candidate. As the school is located in North Manchester there is a diverse community and a mix of pupils from varying ethnic backgrounds consisting of the school having above the average percentage of EAL.

The school has been recently graded 'good' by OFSTED and there is a strong working relationship between all teacher and teaching assistants with the report stating that 'Teachers and teaching assistants work well together to help pupils who find learning more difficult if they need it. This includes pupils who are eligible for the pupil premium, those who are disabled or have special educational needs, and those who speak English as an additional language. As a result, these pupils make good progress and any gaps in achievement are closing quickly.'

Job Highlights

  • Graduates looking to go in to Teaching encouraged to apply
  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Strong and supportive senior leadership team
  • Easily accessible from the city centre on public transport and by car

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.

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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