Secondary Teaching Assistant – Kidderminster – ASAP

Posted 1 year ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Secondary Teaching Assistant – Kidderminster – ASAP

Pay rate: £75-85 per day

A mainstream Through School in Kidderminster is seeking a Teaching Assistant for a full time role starting ASAP until December in the first instance however, this has the potential to be extended into the new year.  You will be expected to support a small group of pupils in the Secondary department who have been identified with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and/or working at below age expected levels.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlotte from the Worcester office.

The School:
The School is a ‘Good’ Ofsted rated Through School where students can undertake their 14 year journey under one roof, all students can be assured of a warm welcome into the school community. The ethos of the school is one of caring and consideration for others and where kindness and individuality are celebrated. They provide a broad curriculum which is also designed to develop pupils personal attributes and students well-being. This School does not compromise on time given to the development of self and have several well established student groups that enable students to have a voice, as well as a network of peer support.

Main duties:
* You will supervise and support pupils during lessons following the direction of the class teacher and carry out intervention tasks
* You will provide detailed and regular feedback to the pupils 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:
** Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children, in particular those working at below age expected level, special educational needs and/or learning difficulties
** Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification or a degree around childcare is admirable but not essential
** Experience of assisting with the development and implementation of Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP)
** Confident to work with Secondary age pupils, demonstrating high expectations of pupil’s achievement and behaviour
** Good communication and organisation skills
** Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies
** Right to work in the UK
** Enhanced DBS on the Update Service. Candidates without an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service will have to pay and apply for a new one

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 For All Referral Scheme – £100 for referrer and £100 for referred candidate (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 1:1 Education Support CPD training
** FREE Safeguarding training
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** 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.