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Primary Teaching Assistant

Job description

Due to schools receiving additional funding to support pupils catch up following school closures, we are currently looking for a number of Teaching Assistants to support a Primary school based in Barry. You will ideally be a Teaching Assistant who has the ability to maintain a calm and patient atmosphere and have the skills to support behaviour management. You will need to be pro-active and engaging with the children as this will allow for progress amongst pupils within the class. You will be working with a variety of children on a 1:1 level and in small groups.

The role will start in May and be full time until the end of the academic year.

What we are looking for -

  • Experience of working with children (within a school setting, coaching, volunteering, childcare)
  • Someone who is comfortable dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Strong team player and also has the ability to work off their own initiative

You will be expected to:

  • Establish rapport and respectful, trusting relationships with pupils, their families and their carers
  • Encourage the development of self-confidence, sensitivity and respect for others through the understanding of individual rights and responsibilities
  • Provide a curriculum that is accessible and relevant to the needs of each individual pupil through a range of activities and opportunities which ensure that learning is fun
  • Encourage self-advocacy and independence
  • Generate attitudes of respect and understanding towards all individuals irrespective of background
  • Give emphasis to the quality of relationships between all people in the school.
  • Be competent working with all ages and abilities

The minimum pay rate is GBP10.20 per hour

If you feel this is the role for you then please apply now with your updated CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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