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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for Supply Teaching Assistants to cover the High Wycombe area for day to day positions as well as long and short term permanent roles.

Why become a Teaching Assistant?

Teaching Assistants provide effective support to children who would otherwise fall behind with their education. The rewards of this role are immeasurable and no price can be put on the joy this role brings.

What will you be doing?

You will be based within classrooms assisting children in lessons or possibly 1:1 in designated areas supporting with reading, writing and explaining how to apply what they have learnt in lesson. Teaching Assistants assist in the completion of all tasks which are set by the Teacher and explain and support the work in a way that the child can understand. Some students may have difficulties reading or writing, sitting still for long periods of time, understanding how to complete the work set and may need social and emotional support to feel comfortable in a classroom setting.

Best part of this role?

As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting students who have break through moments where they excel because of your support, you know they would not have made that progress without you. This feeling is priceless! Knowing students have succeeded because of your support is a wonderful experience!

Qualities of this role include;

  • Timetable of Monday to Friday
  • Hours based from 08:15-15:45
  • Access to Teaching Personnel's CPD courses
  • A dedicated consultant throughout any process, including interviews, trials and daily support
  • Paid through PAYE, so no costs for working with Teaching Personnel

An ideal candidate might have or previously had experience in;

  • Experience working in a school or care setting
  • Experience with persons of 2-19 years of age
  • Valid DBS on the update service (or be willing to apply for one)
  • Own transport or ability to use public transport
  • A passion for learning
  • The ability to inspire
  • A positive attitude
  • Experience working with people with challenging behaviour
  • Personal experience supporting persons with Special Educational Needs is invaluable
  • Sports Coaching, Carer background, Social Working or Performing Arts

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.

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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