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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Barnsley

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KS1 Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a 'Good' primary school located in Barnsley. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant looking to secure a full-time fixed term position. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven individual who wants to help improve the quality of education for young pupils.

The job role:

  • You will work under the instruction/guidance of the teacher and other senior staff members, to ensure the care and support of the pupils within Key Stage 1.
  • You will help enable access to learning for the pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of their classroom.
  • Will involve work within the classroom and outside the main teaching area.
  • Working in a well respected primary school in the heart of the community.
  • Excellent transport links.
  • Supporting the class teacher within a strong senior team.

You will:

  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Have a Level 2/3 NVQ for teaching assistants or equivalent, or have relevant work experience.
  • Have knowledge of the Key Stage 1 curriculum.
  • Training or experience in relevant learning strategies.
  • Be engaging, have a positive attitude and provide excellent behaviour management.
  • Show initiative and be confident to get involved in all areas of the school.

Why work for Teaching Personnel?

  • Competitive daily rates of up to £65.
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN, Autism Awareness and access to free courses.
  • Work flexibility.
  • Rewards scheme; £50 to refer a friend.
  • A dedicated consultant who will work for you and support all your needs.
  • Interview support.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, or someone else you know, then please contact Katie on the Barnsley Primary Branch on 01226 982936 for more information.

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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