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Teaching Assistant - Swansea Area

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work within a successful secondary school located in the Swansea area.

You will be assisting the class teacher by helping with individual work and group work.

The role: As a Teaching Assistant you will be expected to work effectively with both teaching and support staff at all levels as well as with parents/carers, students and external agencies.

You will be supporting the class teacher to ensure the pupils are working towards their learning objectives for each subject.

To support lower ability pupils and help raise their attainment and learning levels to improve their standards.

You will ensure that all safeguarding and pastoral care duties are carried out and adhered to.

The ideal candidate:

  • Have experience working in a secondary schools
  • Ability to form good working relationships with students, parents/carers and colleagues
  • Have energy, positivity and motivation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Adaptability and flexibility in working practices and the ability to know when to use initiative
  • A high degree of professionalism in your approach to work and tasks set
  • An ability to be a good role model for students and colleagues
  • Be able to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • See every child as unique
  • Aspire to achieve excellence in all they do

In return you can expect:

- pleasant, well-motivated pupils;

- highly-trained, motivated and dedicated staff;

- improving pupil outcomes;

- an unrelenting commitment to continual improvement;

- an ICT-rich learning environment;

- productive partnerships with parents and the wider community;

- a culture of high expectations, inclusion and involvement for all.

To be considered for this role please get in touch as soon as possible. Please send your CV through at your earliest convenience.

01792 473300

* Teaching Personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service - Full Assistance Provided.*

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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