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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A specialised school in Colchester are looking for enthusiastic teaching assistants to join them after October half term. The school caters for pupils aged 10 to 16 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health Needs.  

The school is committed to providing a safe, secure and healthy environment for all our learners and staff and is looking for someone who will share their values and work positively to make a difference to school life. They are looking for someone who is dedicated in supporting their students across all lessons.

The Job Role:

  • Supporting pupils with a range of social, emotional, mental health needs
  • Promoting a safe learning environment by adhering to all School guidelines and policies
  • Working within small class settings
  • Using creative curriculum as a way of engaging students
  • Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
  • To provide regular feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the teacher 

Minimum Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working with children in a capacity including Youth Worker, Schools, Coaching or Nursing
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • A passion for supporting children
  • A DBS on the Update Service, or be willing to apply for one
  • References from your two most recent employers.
  • A full driving Licence as transport can be limited.

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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