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Specialist Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Overview of the Role

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a 1 form entry Primary School in Skelmersdale (WN8), the school are looking for an Early Years Teaching Assistant to work alongside their EYFS Teacher providing general class support. This school are looking to secure a Teaching Assistant to start in school ASAP. This role will be 30 hours per week working from 8:50-15:20. This role is to start as soon as possible and will be for the remainder of the academic year and most likely longer. The school are looking for an practitioner who has experience working alongside younger children, you do not have to have had experience in a school setting, however experience working with young children is essential. Despite being a mainstream Primary School, experience working alongside children with additional needs is advantageous due to their high SEN intake.

Headteachers Statement

"We are a welcoming school with a strong values and a close-knit team. I am currently in search of a motivating EYFS Teaching Assistant to come and work alongside our inspirational EYFS teacher. The successful applicant must be experienced and able to think on their feet and willing to get 'mucked in'. The staff at our school are supportive and work closely together to create best practice; we are looking for someone who is able to contribute to that and has good knowledge of the Early Years Curriculum. This is a new role therefore there may be the opportunity for a permanent contract at the end of the 2018/19 academic year."

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel work closely with an increasing number of schools across Lancashire and Greater Manchester. I personally work with Primary Schools across Preston, Chorley, Leyland, Skelmersdae and Ormskirk. We are able to offer a number of CPD Opportunities to Teachers that register with us and we are interested in constantly up-skilling Teachers that are registered with us. CPD courses include; Team Teach, Autism Awareness, PREVENT DUTY and Safeguarding and Child Protection Level 1 and 2.

Next Steps

If you feel you are a strong candidate for this role, please call Chloe on 01772 842154 or alternatively email your CV Registering is efficient if you are able to provide two education based references from your two most recent placements and have a DBS Certificate on the Update Service. If you don't have a DBS on the update service we can assist you in obtaining one. Please Google 'Teaching Personnel Preston Branch' to view what our staff say about us on our Google Reviews.

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.

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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