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Teaching Assistant

Looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to cover KS1 classes in a primary school based in Leicester.

The successful candidate will:

  • Knowledge of the current curriculum used in Reception
  • Ability to assist the class Teacher and cover small groups individually
  • Aware of how to respond to each pupils individual needs 
  • Support and supervise pupils, ensuring all safety regulations are adhered to
  • Work independently and develop child initiated learning
  • Use and apply whole school child protection procedures

Requirements include:

  • Relevant TA qualification or experience
  • At least 2 references that relate to education within the last 6 years
  • DBS (on the update service)
  • 6 year career history

The successful candidate will require a Child Workforce DBS that is registered to the Update Service. Teaching Personnel are able to guide you through the process of applying for one if you do not currently have one.

If you are interested in this role, please click ‘apply now’ and attach your CV.

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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

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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