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Teaching Assistant Teaching/Child Support role in Lambeth.

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Job description

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join a Lambeth Primary as soon as possible. You should be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and helping them to strive for their best. You will need to have a specific interest in Early Years.

Whilst experience is desirable, it is not essential; you must have a minimum 'C' grade in English and Maths. Your numeracy and literacy will be of a high enough standard to support and extend children throughout the primary age range. You will be able to communicate effectively with children and adults, have a flexible attitude, a good sense of humour, and be friendly and approachable. Good time management and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading groups of children in focus interventions
  • Supporting children in achieving the lesson objective in Literacy, Maths and across all areas of the curriculum
  • Feeding back to the class teacher and sometimes keeping records of progress and behaviour
  • Working with different year groups to support any social, emotional, behavioural or medical needs
  • Preparing resources and some administrative work
  • Displaying children's work creatively
  • Lunch duty
  • Some cover supervision.

Above all, you need to be determined to help our children achieve their best, and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative and innovative school setting.

All applications will be considered and all relevant training will be given to the right candidate. If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form on this site

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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