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Key Stage One Teaching Assistant - Newcastle

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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Newcastle

Are you an enthusiastic and fully qualified teaching assistant who is looking for an opportunity to change young lives in the Newcastle area?

Teaching Personnel are looking for talented teaching assistants who specialise in key stage one (KS1) classes to join our very successful North East team to meet the growing demand for KS1 teaching assistants this September. This is a unique opportunity for a brilliant candidate to change the lives of young learners in their early school lives, helping them to develop various skills that will help them throughout their lives.

This role will include:

  • Working with multiple key stage one classes
  • A mixture of work focusing on individual, small group and whole class interaction
  • Assisting with the development of children on a social, emotional and intellectual level
  • Provide support for all children throughout the school where necessary
  • Communicate with the class teachers and SENCO to create specific strategies to help individual students
  • Help to create a positive, supportive learning environment for the children
  • Assisting the pupils both inside and outside the classroom to encourage their development

Candidate Requirements:

The successful candidate will most definitely have experience working within primary schools. Experience working as a teaching assistant within KS1 would be highly advantageous. Alongside this the candidate should:

  • Highly motivated to help every pupil achieve their full potential
  • Willing to develop unique strategies for individual pupils
  • Passionate about the care and development of every child
  • Experience working within primary schools assisting teachers
  • Sound knowledge of the Primary National Curriculum
  • Willing to help contribute to the wider school environment


  • Potential earnings of up to £350 per week
  • The opportunity to work in an extremely well respected and successful school within the west end of Newcastle where the Catholic ethos creates a very caring environment for staff
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) through Teaching Personnel
  • The ability to fit work around your own life, giving you job flexibility

Closing Date: 18/07/2019

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