Teaching Assistant

Posted 26 June 2024
Salary £95 - £105 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameTyne Brownlie

Job description

Teaching Assistant | Primary School

This fantastic primary school is a truly inclusive environment where staff believe their students deserve every opportunity to succeed in a warm and compassionate environment, built on foundation of equity, predictability, and consistency in their classrooms.

Remedy is looking for a committed and passionate Teaching Assistant who wants to transform the lives of young people. You will be a key part of the adaptive provision team, providing support to a small group of students. You will need to be a patient individual with a passion to ensure that our most vulnerable students receive the support they need.

The successful candidate will provide practical support in the classroom to students with a range of barriers to learning. Remedy would especially welcome applicants who have a knowledge and understanding of Autism and/or ADHD. There could be an opportunity in this role for a suitable candidate to develop a specialism as a HLTA.

Teaching Assistant | Job Purpose

Under the direction of the classroom teacher, post holder provides general support to staff and students, including the preparation and routine maintenance of curriculum resources and equipment.

To support a student with specific physical needs and provide personal care for the student as required.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to communicate warmly, confidently, and professionally with pupils, staff, and parents.
  • Understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities and their role within these.
  • Experience of working in a primary school environment.
  • Knowledge of education and care needs of children within relevant age group being taught.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills required to liaise with students, other staff, and parents and outside agencies and professionals.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Attend to the students' personal needs and implement related personal programmes including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.
  • Prepare the classroom, as directed, for lessons, clear away afterwards and assist with the display of students' work.
  • Provide support to the teacher in the management of students and in the management of the classroom.
  • Provide support to students in respect of local and national learning strategies as directed by the teacher.
  • Assist with the supervision of students out of lesson times including before and after school and at lunchtimes.
  • Support the teacher in managing student behaviour.
  • Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Prepare and maintain curriculum low value equipment and resources as directed by the teacher and assist students in their use.

If you are interested in any of this Teaching Assistant opportunity, interviews can be arranged immediately. Please apply today by sending your CV to Tyne at Remedy. You will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted)!