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Year 5/6 Teaching Assistant

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Year 5 and 6 Teaching Assistant

  • Full time role
  • Supporting children in Year 5 and 6
  • Primary School in Burnley
  • Experience delivering interventions is eessential 

A primary school in Burnley have approach Teaching Personnel as they need a teaching assistant to provide additional support across the Year 5 and Year 6 classes. The role is full time and to start in January 2021, if not before. As you would be covering a gap in staffing the role is until the end of the academic with a view to becoming a permanent position.

Your weekly timetable would be split so you would be in Year 5 two days a week and Year 6 three days a week. You would be spending your time in Year 5 supporting children working below age related expectations to give them a boost in Maths and English. During your time in Year 6 you would be preparing children who are working towards age related expectation in preparation for the end of year SATS. You would be working with small groups of children in the class during the morning sessions and leading intervention sessions in the afternoons outside of the class.

You would be working alongside the very experienced class teachers within the Year 5 and 6 classes. The Year 6 class teacher would plan the intervention sessions and you would regularly meet with the class teacher to discuss curriculum coverage/ objectives and next steps.

The Head Teacher is looking for the following:

  • Level 2 or above qualification
  • A confident and experienced Primary Practitioner
  • Keen to commit to a long term role
  • Confident to deliver booster/ intervention sessions

So what are the benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel?

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Own Personal Consultant, continuously working on your behalf 
  • Uncapped ‘Refer-a-friend’ Scheme
  • Continuous support from your Personal Consultant 

You must be available to take up a full time teaching assistant role to start in January 2021 (potentially to start before) until the end of the academic year with a view of a permanent contract for the next academic year. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 9th November 2020.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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