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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

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Job description

The Manchester East Primary Branch of Teaching Personnel is currently working extremely closely with a well known academic trust by supporting with recruitment requirements.

This Academic trust set up in 2014 oversees the learning and development for 5 primary schools in the area of Oldham. With an ever growing in take and cohort, this trust is currently in need of experienced level 2 Teaching Assistants who can support with in their KS2 departments in one of their new Primary Schools.

At the start of the academic year, this Oldham Primary School had 60 new international arrivals enrol. Over this half term rapid success has been made but to make sure these pupils in KS2 keep progressing, the school are requiring your support.

Being a level 2 teaching assistant, you will need to be competent with the national curriculum, especially with Literacy and Numeracy. The full class teachers will be occasionally relying on you to take small focus groups to progress with gaps in learning.

Due to many pupils having English as their second language, there is a strong daily emphasis on phonics meaning you will need to be confident and knowledgeable on Jolly Phonics.

Highlights of Level 2 Teaching Assistant Role

  • Supporting across KS2 in a newly opened Oldham Primary School.
  • Occasional delivery of small focus interventions.
  • Jolly phonics conducted daily.
  • Endless opportunists to progress in career.

Being a valuable member of staff at this Oldham Primary school, you will be offered endless opportunities to progress in your career with valuable CPD courses.

Located in the centre of Oldham and only a 2 minute walk from the bus station, this school is extremely accessible for Teaching Assistants in, Tameside, Manchester and Rochdale.

By working with Teaching Personnel, which has existed since 1996, you will be given access to the 'CPD Academy', which is great for those looking to develop their skills and aspiring teachers. Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a number of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers such as the National Association of SEN, Christ the King Primary School and St. Patrick's Roman Catholic High School to deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities, covering areas such as; assessment for learning, planning for progression, effective behaviour management, teaching for learning, using data, SEND, effective adult learning support, supporting pupils with BESD, Safeguarding, etc.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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