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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Have you recently graduated from University?

Are you considering a career in education?

Would you enjoy a challenge?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a South Sheffield School to assist the recruitment of a enthusiastic and energetic university graduate to join their teaching team!

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Working alongside the PE class teacher to design and deliver creative and engaging sports lessons
  • Working with students who display challenging behaviours and utilising a range of behavioural management strategies to ensure minimal lesson disruption
  • Working 1:1 with SEN and EAL children and meeting with the school SENCO to discuss student progress
  • Supervising lunch, break and after-school clubs
  • Building a rapport and mentoring disadvantaged pupils to facilitate re-engagement in sports lessons following school disruptions caused by COVID-19
  • Working in alignment with the school safeguarding policies to ensure the safety of all students at the school

Essential applicant requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant subject (Essential)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for education and supporting child development
  • A strong interest in physical and mental wellbeing and the importance of physical activity
  • Is confident in their approach to engage pupils in sporting activities

Why use Teaching Personnel (TP)?

  • Market leaders in education recruitment, with over 20 years’ experience in the industry!
  • Competitive daily rates, a generous pension scheme, ongoing opportunities for professional development via our online portal, refer a friend scheme
  • Successful candidates will be offered free online training opportunities

If you are interested in this role, please contact Kate Field in the Sheffield Primary Team on 0114 241 3340. Alternatively, please submit a full CV via the link below!

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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