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Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant - Accrington Primary (BB5)

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Job description

The Headteacher and governing body of a reputable one form entry Primary School in Accrington are on the look out to source a dedicated KS2 Teaching Assistant to support small groups of pupils in Y6 providing interventions and general class support working collaborative alongside the class teacher. The working hours for this role are 8:45-15:30 equating to 27.5 working hours per week paid on a weekly basis with unpaid lunch break. The full years role with be funded by the schools pupil premium allocation.

The Headteacher has expressed that the ideal candidate will have experience supporting children across KS2. The school are not necessarily looking for a Y6 specialist - however they are looking for a practitioner who has experience working alongside children in upper Key Stage 2 & also varying needs such as SEMH & Autism. In order to be considered, the school are looking for a Teaching Assistant with positive attitude and good sense of humour who can adapt quickly to suit the needs of each child - the Headteacher has expressed that no two days are the same at this school, therefore this is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking for a new and exciting opportunity!

This is a reputable Primary School located in the heart of Accrington. 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 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. SLT in school are well respected by staff. This role has cropped up due to a resent 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, interventions and supply cover needs, we can offer you 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 qualified Teaching Assistant or higher
  • Recent experience supporting pupils across KS2 and providing 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.
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