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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Are you a qualified higher level teaching assistant that is looking for flexible work? Teaching Personnel are education specialists in recruiting the best quality candidates to suit the needs of schools throughout South Wales. We are currently seeking to recruit exceptional candidates to join various exciting roles in our schools within the Newport/South East area.

Pay: GBP67-GBP75 per day dependent on experience
Location: Newport, Gwent
Hours: 08:30-15:30
Duration: Full Time (Monday – Friday)
Start Date: 03.05.2021
End Date: TBC

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading small groups of pupils or the whole class.
  • Supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis and leading intervention groups.
  • Arranging classroom activities which will include planning and setting out resources.
  • Providing verbal and written feedback on the classroom session for the teaching staff.
  • Developing and motivating the pupils to help increase their learning progress.
  • Occasionally attend staff meetings.

What are we looking for?

  • A candidate who shows commitment to working to support and enhance the school’s ethos.
  • Dedication to developing, motivating, and improving children’s learning.
  • Someone who is resourceful, dynamic and brings a clear understanding of assessment of learning.
  • Able to work under pressure with excellent time management skills.
  • Eager to take a full and active part in all aspects of the school community.
  • Naturally positive and a fun team player.

In return, we can offer you;

  • A dedicated and passionate consultant with knowledge and experience of working in the primary education sector.
  • Discounted CPD courses through our CPD Academy
  • Recommend a friend referral scheme, have the chance to win up to GBP50 per referral.

Essential Criteria

  • Hold a higher-level teaching assistant qualification or equivalent and have experience of working in a school setting.
  • You will need to hold an Enhanced Child Only DBS Certificate – full assistance provided.
  • Be register with the EWC – full assistance provided.
  • 2 Educational References.

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please click apply now. If you require further information, please email an up-to-date CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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