Lower KS2 Teaching Assistant – Kidderminster – September

Posted 6 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Lower KS2 Teaching Assistant – Kidderminster – September

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm
Salary: £65-£75

A Primary School in Kidderminster, Worcestershire are seeking a Teaching Assistant for a full time role starting September until December, in the first instance.  You will be expected to support a pupil in Lower Key Stage 2 who has been identified with having Autism (ASD) and needs 1:1 support.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlotte from the Worcester office on 01905 896 665 or email an up to date CV to katie@t4seducation.com

The School:
This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated Primary School sparks curiosity in pupils by creating a world of opportunity. They aim to equip their children with the knowledge, skills and values to lead productive, healthy and inspired lives in modern day Britain.

Teaching Assistant duties:
* You will supervise and support a pupil in lessons following the direction of the class teacher
* You will provide detailed and regular feedback to the pupil concerning their learning, achievement and behaviour under the guidance of the class teacher
* You will communicate effectively with the class teacher with regards to the pupils’ engagement, progress, behaviour and any issues that arise in class or around school
* You will need to complete relevant administration tasks

The ideal candidate will:
* Be creative, energetic and patient
* Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification or a degree around childcare is admirable but not essential
* Experience of supporting children including those identified with having special educational needs – in particular Autism (ASD)
* Have good knowledge of the National Curriculum
* Demonstrate excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
* Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies
* Have the ability to form positive professional relationships with young children and staff

Teaching Assistant requirements:
* Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an educational or similar setting
* Professional reference checks to cover the last 2 years
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service or willingness to pay and apply for a new certificate
* Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults – you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training)

The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
** Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
** Competitive rates of pay
** £100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped)*
** FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid
** FREE Safeguarding Training Course
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** A variety of daily positions with flexible hours across the school week
** Long-term positions to suit your needs
** Minimal administration (no time sheets!)

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.