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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel work closely with schools in the Helston area and are currently looking to recruit a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to work in a year 6 class.

The role will be to begin after Christmas. We understand that notice periods may vary, and the school can be flexible around the right candidate.

Within this class, your role will be to:

  • Assist small groups of children with mixed learning ability reach their potential
  • Support 1:1 with any child who may need additional help
  • Occasionally teach your own class
  • Cover planned absences
  • Support the class teacher
  • Encourage learning

To become a HLTA, you must have:

  • Previous classroom experience
  • Any relevant training/qualifications
  • Previous experience working alongside children
  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths/English
  • A full UK Driving Licence
  • References from your two most recent employers

You will be required to provide us with your full career history and be able to provide references from your two most recent employers. You will also need to have a QTS and be able to provide us with your QTS number. As you will be travelling to different schools it is desired that you have access to your own vehicle.  You will also need a Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service, if you do not have one this can be completed during your recruitment.

We can offer you an enthusiastic team to help you through your application process, continuous opportunities to build your career. FREE safeguarding and prevent training along with CPD training at a discounted rate. You will also have an online diary. Weekly and competitive pay through PAYE.

If this role isn’t suitable for you but you are interested in working in schools and have relevant experience and qualifications, please get in touch.  We also have a range of other roles around Cornwall.

We have a dedicated team of Primary Consultants who are continuously finding new teaching opportunities for candidates so please email or call to start your registration today!

Please email a copy of your CV and a short email with a description of what you’re looking for to:

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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