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Sports Background Teaching Assistant

An all boys school in Guildford are looking for up to four new teaching assistants to join their school in September on a long-term contract.

This is an exciting role for someone interested in being a role model for young people. Whilst experience providing support to KS2 would be desirable, the school is happy to take on candidates with little experience as long as they have the right attitude.

It has been identified that candidates coming from a sports background, including coaching and high level performance, have excelled in this particular school and so candidates with this background will be favoured. You must be confident mentoring young people and an interest in going into teaching would be a bonus as the school is a Schools Direct training partner.

You will be expected to:

  • Support children within class and in small groups
  • Work as part of a team with the other Teaching Assistants in the school
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to your own continuous professional development

In return the school offers:

  • A friendly and welcoming environment (including a school dog!)
  • A vibrant diverse demographic of students and staff
  • Excellent support to further your own learning and development
  • The school is hoping to interview as soon as possible so if you think this could be the ideal role for you please submit your CV below. If shortlisted, please expect to be contacted within four working days.

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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