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Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

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KS2 Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time (8.45am-3.30pm)
  • Accrington (BB5)
  • Starting April 2021
  • GBP10.00-GBP12.50 p/h (depending on experience)

A school in Accrington (BB5) is currently recruiting for a full-time Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant to start in April. This role has become available due to the school wanting to utilise their allocated catch-up funding on an additional member of staff to support children with LKS2. The position is currently short-term until the end of the academic year (July 2021), however, there is a possibility that it may become permanent in the new academic year.

The School

The school is of average size and is based in Accrington (BB5), it is easily accessible and is a welcoming place that provides a positive and safe learning environment. Pupil behaviour within the school is good and pupils enjoy going to school, pupils are motivated by the welcoming and friendly atmosphere that the school encourages. The Headteacher encourages the highest standards for pupils and staff and expects both to have a well developed understanding of the school ethos.

The Role

The primary school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work across their Year 3 and 4 classes. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management and be able to demonstrate good knowledge of the Key Stage 2 curriculum. The role will involve working closely and supporting the class teacher within each year group, helping with the delivery of the National Curriculum. Under the direction of the class teacher, you will be required to help the pupils to make progress within Maths, Reading and Writing. You will also be required to spend some time each day taking small groups for interventions.

The Candidate

  • Qualified Level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification
  • Previous Teaching Assistant experience (preferably, but not essential)
  • Have experience within a Primary school setting
  • Be able to work with children who may fall below expected attainment levels
  • Be able to provide a welcoming and comfortable learning environment
  • Confident with delivering engaging small group interventions
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team

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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.

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