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Year 4 Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a lovely school one form entry Primary School in the central Preston area who use Teaching Personnel exclusively for their staffing needs. This school holds an excellent reputation in the area and pupils display exemplary behaviour.

The Headteacher of this school is looking for an inspirational Teaching Assistant to support a young boy within their Y4 class. The young boy has been at the school since he was in Reception and recently has started displaying challenging behaviours. The young boy is academic and is working in line with age related expectations. The school have received additional funding to support the young boy on a full time basis and they are hoping to identify trigger points and de-escalate effectively.

The successful candidate must be a good listener, have a calm manner, and be able to implement effective strategies to build a strong rapport with the child. 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 8:45-3:15 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. Team Teach training would be beneficial however not essential.

Essential: To be considered for this role, you must have a relevant Level 2 or Level 3 childcare related or Teaching Assistant qualification.

This role is to begin from February 25th after the half term break and the Headteacher is hoping to appoint by Friday 15th February 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 in Early Years

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 and most established Education Staffing agency in the North West and 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!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

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

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