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Teaching Assistant

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- Sector: Primary Education

- Location: Leeds Garforth - LS25

Date Posted: 07/06/2021                       Closing Date: 01/08/2021           Start Date From: September 2021

Daily Rate: GDP85 - GDP110 Per Day (Dependant On Experience)

*Fantastic 1 on 1 Leading Agency Support Will Also Provided*

The Headteacher of a highly reputable Primary and Nursery School in Garforth (LS25) is looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to work with KS1 pupils.                                           

Your main responsibility will be to support the class teacher and to provide intervention on a 1:1 basis.

Due to the disruption of Covid-19, the Headteacher predicts that certain students may need extra support upon their return to school for the start of a new year. As such, the ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to a positive learning environment and to deliver pre-planned work to the pupils, but have the ability to adapt the curriculum to address any gaps in learning.

The Headteacher would like to recruit someone who shares in the belief that all children can succeed, regardless of their starting point.

As a KS1 Teaching Assistant, it is essential that you have the following:

  • Experience of working with KS1 students
  • Experience of supporting the learning and progress of pupils
  • A ‘Can Do’ approach to any given situation or challenge
  • The ability to offer 1:1 support
  • Exceptional communication and behavioural management skills
  • The ability to assess and track progress of pupils

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities for full-time, part-time, long-term or temporary roles
  • Competitive rates of pay (65GBP – 90GBP per day, depending on experience)
  • Weekly pay
  • CPD opportunities

If you are interested in this role please click apply now, or for more information, call Teaching Personnel on 0113 224 0234.

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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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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