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Specialist Teaching Assistant

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Specialist Teaching Assistants required

Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education supply agency, are on the lookout for Primary Teaching Assistants for a GOOD Blackburn school in preparation for September. The school frequently use supply staff to cover general Teaching Assistant positions and to provide specialist support in accordance with the needs of the pupils of the school, for example 1:1 support for a pupil with ADHD. The school exclusively use Teaching Personnel to cover these temporary positions and, on occasions, these supply roles have developed into permanent work too!

The school is a large, 3-form entry school, based on the outskirts of Blackburn City Centre. Their values, which aim to encourage ambition and promote the celebration of achievements, are at the centre of all that they do. The mission of the school is to develop their children holistically, to help them to flourish and fulfil their potential, and here, at Teaching Personnel, we aim to provide staff members that share these values and who are just as passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. The behaviour of the children who attend the school is good. The children's positive attitudes to school and their respect for each other are strengths highlighted by Ofsted.

Teaching Personnel is an education recruitment agency which provides both teachers and support staff to schools, as well as other educational establishments. With over 5,000 schools choosing Teaching Personnel for staffing, interventions and supply cover needs, we can offer you great choice of work and variety, depending upon your preferences. As we are passionate about the value you can provide to our schools and are determined to help you deliver this, you have access to a range of free professional development courses and others of which are subsidised, including Team Teach.

Due to the nature of the job, we are seeking Teaching Assistants who have the following:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or higher
  • Willing to work varied roles and flexible to the range of hours on offer
  • Good behaviour management
  • Can develop positive, professional relationships and is able to fit in well with other staff members
  • Shares a passion for making a difference to the life of children

If you are interested in the advertised role and would like further details, please contact Amy in the Teaching Personnel, Lancashire office.

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