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Level 1 Teaching Assistant

Job description

I am currently looking to meet with and recruit Level 1 Teaching Assistants to work within an Additionally Resourced Provision at a successful Secondary School in Milton Keynes. The ARP is an environment designed to support the learning of young people with a range of social and communication needs. Previous classroom experience would be advantageous but not essential as training will be provided.

If you are a team player with a flexible approach and a positive, can-do attitude, we would like to hear from you.

Role & Responsibilities:

Your main role will be to work under the direct instruction of the SENCO, to support access to learning for specific students and to provide general support to the teacher in delivering an inclusive curriculum.

You will need to attend to the students' personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise and support students ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students
  • Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Encourage students to act independently as appropriate
  • Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of students' work
  • Support the teacher in managing student behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Support students to understand instructions
  • Contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

This vacancy is being advertised by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. Working through Teaching Personnel gives you access to a range of benefits, including (but not limited to)…

  • Competitive daily pay rates (depending on experience)
  • Your own dedicated and specialist Recruitment Consultant
  • Flexible working options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to long term, permanent positions

If you feel as though you meet the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role, please call Teaching Personnel today and speak with Sam on 01604 521211. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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