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Teaching Assistant needed for September

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Job description

An Outstanding Primary school in Brighton are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to support a child with social and emotional difficulties in a mixed Year 1 and 2 class.

The school has a fantastic reputation and is over subscribed every year. Recently graded Outstanding in every area by OFSTED, the head is looking to employ a strong candidate who can build strong relationships quickly with the child. To ensure the child makes sufficient progress and feels secure in school life, the ideal candidate must adopt a nurturing approach, and experience of working with children or young people with social and emotional or mental health difficulties is advantageous.

As part of the role the ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • Follow the child individual learning plan
  • Support the child in her learning on a 1:1 and group basis
  • Engage the child in 'team games' during lunch and break time to help build social skills with peers in her class
  • Liaise with the class teacher and SENCO on a daily basis to evaluate and reflect on the child's learning to ensure the correct provision is on place to aid her development and integration in school.

To apply for this role, you must ensure you have experience working with children or young people, ideally in a Primary setting.

If you feel as though this position is right for you please email your CV/covering letter for immediate consideration.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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