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Inner-city Leeds school seeks Teaching Assistant

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Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to support an inner city Leeds school?

The two form entry school are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant for long term position in a great Primary School in the heart of Leeds. We are specifically looking for Teaching Assistants with a keen interest in the Primary Curriculum who can support children's learning.

This Leeds school are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join their supportive and forward thinking school. The role is due to commence in Easter 2019 for one term initially, with a key focus on raising attainment across KS1 and KS2. This Teaching Assistant role will involve working on a one to one basis with pupils of varied abilities, as well as small group and whole class activities.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will possess a true passion for education and the ability to follow direction paired with using their own initiative to help deliver stimulating and rewarding interventions. A commitment to academic excellence across the ability range through progressive teaching support and learning styles is required.

If you feel you possess the drive and enthusiasm to help deliver outstanding Teaching Assistant support to this Leeds school, we would like to hear from you!

What this Teaching Assistant will require:

  • Experience of working with children with high dependency and severe learning disabilities
  • Have empathy, patience and the drive to make a difference
  • Capability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour or complex learning difficulties
  • An observant and responsive approach
  • A positive, energetic and enthusiastic attitude
  • A current DBS registered with the Update Service or happy to apply for one

What we offer can offer this Teaching Assistant:

  • Highly supportive, committed and hardworking Consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs specific to your Local Authority
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development with CPD courses
  • A stimulating and supportive working and learning environment
  • Rewarding and competitive rates of pay
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools of your choice
  • 'Recommend a Friend' bonus
  • A wealth of Education experience in branch to provide you with industry knowledge, career advice and CV assistance

We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply now with your CV and our team will be in touch with you shortly.

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.

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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