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Y1 Teaching Assistant - English and Maths Support

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Job description

We are currently working alongside a large Primary School in the central Blackpool area who use Teaching Personnel exclusively for their staffing needs. This school holds an excellent reputation in the area and generally the children display exemplary behaviour.

The Headteacher of this school is looking for an inspirational Teaching Assistant to support small groups of children in Y1. The successful applicant would be required to work as a general TA in the mornings, and then working with small groups of vulnerable children in the afternoons. This is a full time post starting in January 2019 and would be reviewed at Easter with the view to extend until the end of the academic year. This school serves a socially deprived catchment area, candidates with experience working in schools located in urban areas would be advantageous for this role, excellent behaviour management is also essential. This is a new role and the school have received additional funding to close the gap between lower and higher ability pupils.

The successful candidate must be a good listener, have a calm manner, and be able to implement effective strategies to improve Maths and English. The ideal candidate will have worked with children either in small groups on a 1:1 basis previously. The working hours for this role are 8:45-3:30 and this would include lunch duties, there will be a 30 minute lunch break. This school is located off the main road however it is easily accessible using public transport links.

Essential: To be considered for this role, you must have a relevant Level 2 or above qualification.

This role is to begin January 2019. If you are reading this advert after this date - please still apply as this school have pre-empted they may also require a 2nd teaching assistant for their Y3 Class.

Please don't hesitate to contact Chloe Gardiner if you are interested in the above role, or equally so, please feel free to pass on our details if you have any friends or family members who would be suitable. Teaching Personnel are the largest Education Staffing agency in the UK and hold an excellent reputation in the local area. We currently have a number of opportunities across Lancashire for both Teachers and Teaching Assistants I can be contacted in the office on 01772 842154 or by email If you are still unsure… to hear what our staff say about us please Google 'Teaching Personnel Preston' to view our recent reviews!

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

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