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Teaching Assistant required for Nelson Primary School (KS2)

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Job description

Working across Key Stage 2, predominately Years 3 & 5

Must have a 'can do attitude'

Experience working with lower attaining pupils, children with SEN & EAL would be desirable.

A client school within the small town of Nelson have approached Teaching Personnel in order to source a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant. The school are hoping to secure a forward thinking, committed & flexible Teaching Assistant who can provide effective support across the 'close knit' Key Stage 2 team. The role is due to start after the Easter break (9th April) and will be on a rolling basis, potentially on a temp to perm contract. The school use Teaching Personnel to source their Teaching Assistant/Support Staff so they can implement a risk free, probation period. The cover will be mainly in Years 3 & 5 due to the levels of SEN in those particular classes. The hours will be 8:45 - 3:15, Monday - Friday, with the option of a 30 minute welfare duty at dinner.

The Head Teacher has been in her role for 2 years and has already had a positive impact on attainment, data, staff morale & retention. Staff who work through Teaching Personnel have said the school is a great place to work and the leadership team inspire a high level of learning & commitment across the school. The school is located in the heart of Nelson and has a high percentage of EAL children who attend school. Most of the children come from Urdu & Punjabi families; however they do have children from Bengali, Pushto & Eastern European backgrounds.

If this position is of interest I would highly recommend getting in contact myself at Teaching Personnel. I can be contacted on 01772 842154 or email I will be completing a shortlist of 5 candidates CV's (16th March) to send over to the business manager, who will then liaise with SLT in the next senior leadership meeting.

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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