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KS1-Teaching Assistant - Phonics - Gateshead

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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Phonics - Gateshead

March 2019 - Full Time

Would you like to join a vibrant school currently seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant? Do you have experience and knowledge of Phonics?

Teaching Personnel are seeking an enthusiastic KS1 Teaching Assistant with Phonics experience to join a class currently preparing for their assessments in May. The School is based in Gateshead with excellent access to local transportation as well as a car park on school grounds. This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved with a School recently marked 'Good' by Ofsted who pride themselves in their engaging method of Teaching. The position is Full Time for two terms with the possibility of leading on to a permanent position. The role involves assisting the Teacher to support and educate a class of 28 pupils who are currently making excellent progress working within KS1.


  • Valid DBS (A Child Workforce that is accessible through the Update Service)
  • Eligible to work in the UK (right to work in the UK documentation)
  • Recent experience with Phonics

Details of role:

  • Supporting the Class Teacher to educate 28 pupils who are currently in preparation for their May assessments
  • Have an awareness of and work within school policies and procedures
  • Full time role commencing 18th of March 2019
  • Will be required to complete administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources and assist in the preparation of lesson plans.
  • Provide support to children who need additional help with their work


  • Competitive salary with rates of up to £325 per week (depending on experience)
  • Weekly pay through PAYE
  • Working within a fantastic community of staff and pupils
  • Opportunity to build on your skills and knowledge through our 'Outstanding' CPD programme
  • Our 'Recommend a friend' scheme, where you can earn money by nominating your fellow colleagues for work
  • Further opportunities available including possibility of securing permanent position

The post commences: 18th of March 2019 for one term.

Applications closing date: 2nd of March 2019

Are you registered with another local agency? If yes, then don't worry as you can be multi-registered to work with more than just one agency.

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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