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Reception Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Level 3 Teaching Assistant required for Oadby Primary School

  • 2017-2018 Academic year
  • Good Location - accessible via public transport
  • Daily pay ranging from £55-60 dependant upon experience

Teaching Personnel are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work within Early Years in a LE2 primary school. The successful candidates will demonstrate:

- the ability to assist the class teacher to plan effective and challenging programmes of study for all children which is set at each child’s individual level

- A good knowledge of the Foundation Phase and the Curriculum;

-An ability to work with small groups of children, both indoors and outdoors, to support their learning;

-An ability to establish good working relationships with the children, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs;

-That they are able to supervise and support children, ensuring their safety and access to learning;

-How to work as an important member of the Reception team, helping with the display of children’s work and undertaking a range of tasks including photocopying, laminating and filing;

-How to work independently and to develop child initiated learning;

-How to track pupil progress within the programmes of study;

-That they are able to use and apply whole school child protection procedures;

-How to be a vital member of the Foundation Phase and the staff team.

In return, the school offer the opportunity to:

Work with a vibrant and enthusiastic team of early years’ practitioners;

-Enjoy working with wonderful children ;

-Participate in an excellent programme of further professional development.

You will also need a DBS which is Child Workforce ONLY which in registered on the Update Service.

Teaching Personnel are able to support and guide you through the process of applying for your DBS;

If this is a role that you are interested in, please contact Jordan on 0116 2014494, alternatively email your CV to

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.

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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