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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel require Teaching Assistants to work in a very specialist provision who provide education for 170 pupils, aged between 11-19 years old. The school consists of multiple sites across the Hull area. The school require more than 1 Teaching Assistant to assist across the sites. The school is commutable from Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire.

The setting deploy a wide range of teaching strategies to engage and develop the progress of learners, who present with a range of learning difficulties and styles. The students are taught in smaller class sizes and all students work towards GCSE and equivalent qualification in functional skills. The school offers unique learning packages to each learner to best suit their interests and needs. All learners under go a admission meeting and assessment to ensure their needs are met.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will have a passion for working with young people, in particular those who may have received all manner of set-backs in and outside of education. As a Teaching Assistant you will provide support to the class teacher within the varying sites of the school.

This role is initially offered on a temporary Long term contract with the opportunity for a permanent deal at the end of the academic year.

The duties of the successful Teaching Assistant would include:

  • Providing day to day classroom support to the children and assisting with pupil behaviour
  • Establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs
  • Encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Helping to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources

Key Skills Required:

  • Qualified to Level 2 as a Teaching Assistant (or equivalent) OR have relevant experience/interest in working with children within a specialist setting setting
  • Have an understanding of the National Curriculum
  • Have the confidence to address conflict and challenging behaviour, once trained
  • Be willing to work flexibly and constructively as part of a team

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.

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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