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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

An Alternative provision are currently looking for multiple Teaching Assistants to work across Leicestershire. You will be based in one area/site, however there are opportunities within, Leicester City, Nanpanton and Hinkley areas.

The provision caters for students aged 5 - 18 years old. The Alternative Provision provides One to One, Small groups & Vocational courses across the East Midlands.

The role of a teaching assistant involves offering short & long term interventions, through to full time delivery and management of education for a young person, on a one-to-one basis.

Your role will include:

  • Working on a personalised timetable
  • Working one-to-one with two students per day
  • Planning and adapting lesson plans for each student
  • Transporting students between home and the learning locations
  • For each student you are required to have your own vehicle in order to transports the students and do extra-curricula activities with them
  • Your role will be to follow schemes of work and plan/adapt your resources (although some resources will be available and you will have the direct support of a line manager)

The ideal candidate MUST HAVE:

  • Experience supporting students from age 5 to 18, and confident in lesson/activity planning
  • Full Driving License
  • Car Business Insurance
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification or a Degree related to Education
  • Previous experience in an education, youth or residential setting
  • Additional CPD such as Autism Awareness, Team Teach or Safeguarding (desired but not essential)
  • A nurturing and calming attitude
  • Knowledge of Makaton, PECS or BSL (Desirable but NOT essential)

For more information, please apply or contact Kathryn urgently on



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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