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Teaching Assistant - Harlow

Job description

We are currently working with a school who are looking for caring, enthusiastic people to work with pupils aged 3-19 years who have a range of special needs. The role is to support the school on an ad hoc basis but with an expected minimum of 2 days per week but with the potential of being 5 days per week. This will change on a week to week basis so staff members are required to be flexible with their availability.

The School and College is a caring, nurturing environment but also one of learning, fun and aspiration. They deliver a curriculum that is challenging and the expertise of their staff plays a very important role in this.

Ofsted has graded the school as a Good School.

Within the Teaching assistant role you will be required to do the following;

  • Interact with, and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils' responses as appropriate
  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported
  • Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils' competence and independence in its use
  • To attend to pupils' personal needs including help with social, welfare, care and health matters
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task
  • Monitor and record pupil responses and learning achievements, drawing any problems which cannot be resolved easily to the attention of the teacher
  • To assist with the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources
  • Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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