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Teaching Assistant - Harlow

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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 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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