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Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

Job description

The Head Teacher and governing body of a reputable primary school situated just outside of Nelson town are on the look out to source a dedicated KS1 teaching assistant to support small groups of pupils during lessons, to deliver interventions and general classroom support to the Class Teacher. The working hours for this role are 9:00-13:00 equating to 20 working hours per week paid on a weekly basis directly by Teaching Personnel.

The Head Teacher has expressed that the ideal candidate will have experience supporting children across EYFS and KS1, more specifically working alongside children with SEMH and varying needs. The school are looking for a teaching assistant with a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and who can adapt quickly to suit the needs of each child - the Head Teacher has emphasised that no two days at the school are these same; therefore this is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking for a new and exciting opportunity and to gain further experience in Key Stage 1.

This is a reputable primary school serving a pleasant catchment area with idyllic surroundings. This school is committed to ensuring each child fulfils their full potential and all staff in school are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for their pupils. Their Christian values, which aim to encourage ambition and promote the celebration of achievements, are at the centre of all that they do. The children's positive attitudes to school and their respect for each other are strengths highlighted by Ofsted. Senior Leaders in school are well respected by staff. This role has cropped up due to a recent resignation; therefore there is the potential to transition onto a contract depending on a successful probationary period.

Teaching Personnel is the UK's largest education staffing agency, sourcing both teaching and support staff on behalf of schools. With over 5,000 schools choosing Teaching Personnel for staffing needs, interventions and supply cover needs, we can offer you a great choice of work and variety, depending upon your preferences. As we are passionate about the value you can provide to our schools and are determined to help you deliver this, you have access to a range of free professional development courses and others of which are subsidised, including Team Teach. In addition, we are able to offer competitive rates of pay on a PAYE contract.

We are welcoming applications from professionals who fit the below criteria:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or higher
  • Recent experience supporting pupils in EYFS or Key Stage 1 and delivering interventions
  • Excellent behaviour management
  • Can develop positive, professional relationships and is able to fit in well with other staff members
  • Shares a passion for making a difference to the life of children

If you are STILL unsure, the Lancashire Team are currently working on a number of long-term support vacancies on behalf of schools across PRESTON, LANCASTER, BLACKBURN, BURNLEY, NELSON & ROSSENDALE

Call Howard in the office today to discuss our service in more detail. To see what our staff in Lancashire say about us… please google 'Teaching Personnel Preston' to see reviews from local education professionals on the right hand side. We look forward to hearing from you!

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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