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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Full Time - Burton on Trent

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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Burton on Trent - Full Time

We are looking for a confident and dedicated KS1 teaching assistant to work for a lovely school based in Burton-on-trent, Derbyshire. This is a full time role temporary role starting from a September 2019 until the end of the academic year.

As a TA you'll support pupils across a range of abilities as well as undertaking duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom. Some TAs work exclusively with pupils with special educational needs (SEN) or with those with other specific needs.


Your duties will depend on your experience. Generally, you'll need to:

  • deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required
  • support the teacher in managing challenging pupil behaviour and promoting positive behaviour
  • listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • guide and monitor pupil progress
  • help with the planning of some lessons
  • provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils' progress
  • carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources
  • look after pupils who have had accidents, need help dressing or are upset
  • create art displays of pupils' artwork
  • provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
  • help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunchtime duties
  • supervise other support staff
  • coordinate specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience.

Teaching assistant Position £57-£65 per day.

Teaching Personnel is an education recruitment agency which provides both teachers and support staff to schools, as well as other educational establishments. 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.

If you are interested in the advertised role and would like further details, please contact Devina in the Teaching Personnel East Midlands office.

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