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PE Teaching Assistant

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Job description

  • Do you want a new and exciting work environment?
  • Are you patient and caring?
  • Can you rise to the challenge when required?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant for a school in WeymouthThe school is a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) for Secondary school children who have been referred from the mainstream schools of Weymouth and Portland. Strong links are maintained with the local schools. This PRU has capacity for 64 students at any one time. This position is ideal for qualified teachers, NQT’s or someone looking to gain experience working in a school with Special Educational Needs.

The majority of students who attend the centre are still on the roll of mainstream schools and are dual registered. The centre also caters for students who have been permanently excluded from a mainstream school, individuals with medical conditions that prevent attendance at mainstream schools and a few pupils without access to regular education, such as those belonging to traveller families. A number of students are admitted with an Education Health Care Plan and a few are in the care of the local authority.

The ideal candidate for this role would be:

  • A calm and patient practitioner
  • Professional or personal experience working with children and/or adults with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Dedicated and committed to making a real change in young people’s lives
  • Have some experience working with children in a school setting or similar 

Your role at the school would be to assist the class teacher and possibly support other TA’s in the room throughout the school day. Your main duties will include helping pupils with their work, assistance in group work activities, providing an alternative environment for the pupils to work to promote the pupils progress and help them reach their full potential.

What we expect from you:

  • A Child only DBS on the Update Service or a willingness to get one
  • Willingness to work between 08:30-15:30

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel:

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD programme including some FREE courses
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP10 an hour 
  • 13 weeks off per year.

If you feel this would be the role for you or you would be interested in a similar role, then apply today!

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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