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Year 6 Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants Required! Lewisham

  • CPD Courses
  • Competitive Rates
  • ASAP Starts!

Experience/Qualifications Required for Support Staff Positions


• experience of working with children

• GCSEs (A* to C) in English and mathematics (how can they support literacy and numeracy otherwise)

Desirable Additional Degrees/Qualifications and Awards in childcare or youth work, e.g.

• Early Childhood Studies / Childhood Studies

• Foundation Degrees in Education

• Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

• Support Work in Schools

• Special Educational Needs

• Child Development

• Childcare and Education

• Early Years

• Childcare & Early Years

• Language / Speech Therapy

• Core Subjects Maths, English, Science, Humanities, Languages

• Sport Coach

• NVQ level 3 / Cache Level 3

• Nursery Nurse Qualifications (great for EYFS and Year 1 and Nurture groups)

• First Aid Qualifications


• Working in nursery or education settings

• Experience of working with Special Educational Needs – Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Speech Language and Communication

• Previous volunteering within education or working with children

Candidates will need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Candidates need:

• the ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents

• the ability to cope with challenging behaviour

• a professional attitude to work

• a strong regard for pupil safety and well-being

• a positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport;

• respect for diversity as you will be working with pupils from a range of backgrounds;

• excellent team working ability as you'll be working with other support staff, classroom teachers and other professionals, such as educational psychologists, speech and language therapists and social workers, parents, careers and external agencies;

• good organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly

Send your CV and covering letter to!

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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