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Do you have experience working on a 1:1 basis? Are you looking for your next position supporting a child in their education?

I am currently looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to support a KS1 pupil with social, emotional and mental heath needs. The school is based in Littleport and are looking for someone flexible and passionate who is able to give the appropriate support and provide boundaries. This post may also see you supporting other pupils which can allow for some differentiation in your own job role!

The post is full time and will commence in September and will run until October half term initially, with the likelihood that it will continue if it is a successful placement.

The role will consist of the following duties:

- Provide a professional, approachable and helpful assistance to the teacher
- Help with preparation and planning of activities and lessons
- Guide the child with different learning styles to ensure they are getting the full benefit from the lesson
- Ensure a safe place of work for the child and other students within the classroom
- Reporting of any issues, in line with the school policies and procedures
- Communicating effectively with pupils, staff, parents and carers where necessary 
- Ad hoc admin/general duties where necessary 
- Working with small groups and 1:1

- A supportive team, and experienced consultant to help throughout the period of work
- An engaging and enjoyable group of children to work with
-Competitive rate of pay
- Regular job reviews to ensure you are completely happy with your new role, team & environment
- Flexible working hours
- Excellent in house CPD opportunities

If interested please contact us now

To be successful for this role, you will need to be:
- Experienced in a similar role, or child based environment
- Have a genuine passion to work with children
- Approachable manner
- Relevant qualifications are desirable but not mandatory

I encourage  you to get in touch ASAP to discuss the role, If this doesn’t seem quite right but you would be interested in hearing about other roles or know somebody who would be just ask for Daisy or anyone on our lovely Primary Team on 01223 778 494! Or feel free to email me at 

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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