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Nursery Teaching Assistant

Job description

Learning Mentor required in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

  • Are you looking for a challenging but incredibly rewarding job role?
  • Could you make a difference to a young persons life?
  • Have you ever thought about working in an Alternative Provision or PRU?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a specialist alternative provision in High Wycombe that caters for young people with severe learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health difficulties and Autism. They are currently looking for a Learning Mentor to support thier students on a full time basis.

Skills and abilities required:

• Knowledge of the national school curriculum

• Good observation and assessment skills

• Knowledge of a range of learning support needs

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work within a team working environment and also able to work independently

Personal qualities required:

• Calm under pressure, adaptable and energetic

• A caring and positive attitude

• A good listener and sensitivity to pupils needs

• Positive behaviour management

• A good sense of humour

• Must be physically fit and able to engage in a range of activities

Main responsibilities:

• Support learning for individual pupils and small groups and assist with the implementation of lesson plans

• Enable pupils to become independent learners and provide positive support motivating and encouraging pupils

• Clarifying and explaining instructions, assisting in such areas as language, behaviour, reading, spelling, handwriting, listening and presentation

• Meet the physical, emotional, behavioural and or other special needs of pupils

• Prepare classroom/educational materials and organise supplies of materials

• Provide supervision during break/lunch times as required

• Escort pupils on educational visits/trips in a group with the teacher

If you would like to apply for this position please contact Rachel by email on rachel.hutchings@teachingpersonnel.com or call 0118 907 1532.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form.
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