Early Years Teaching Assistant

Posted 6 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Early years Teaching Assistant

**Location: Newport
**September Start, till the end of the academic year
**Full-time, fixed term

Twenty4Seven Education is thrilled to be working alongside this inviting and modern primary school located in a residential area in Newport. They are looking for a confident and experienced Early Years Teaching Assistant to work alongside the classroom teacher supporting the pupils throughout their school day and encouraging them to develop academically, socially, and personally.

The school

The school is run by a dedicated team of staff who work to create a caring and supportive learning environment for both the pupils and staff. They offer a spectrum of stimulating and rich learning activities that promote the development of pupils academically socially and personally. The school prides itself on giving every pupil the opportunity to develop to their full potential in all aspects of their school life. They provide a safe, happy and caring environment and want a Teaching assistant who will work to continue this and be dedicated to the development of the pupils individually and as a group.

The Role

The successful candidate will begin working in September and will continue until the end of the academic year with the possibility of this becoming permanent. They will work term time on weekdays from 8:30 to 15:30.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will:
Assist pupils in accessing the curriculum
Assist the pupils in developing academically, socially, and personally
Lead learning activities within small groups
Work one-to-one with pupils to support their learning development
Support the classroom teacher in class management
Plan, prepare, and deliver learning activities with the classroom teacher
Discuss with the pupils and teacher how best to support the pupil’s development

The successful candidate:

Will have good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English
Will have previous experience working within an educational setting
Will have a basic understanding of child development and learning
Ability to use basic technology
Ability to relate well to children and adults and respond appropriately
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Relevant qualifications are desirable but not essential.

The Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

Opportunities to work in a variety of local Schools & Colleges which enables you to establish where you work best
Twenty-4-Seven support from your designated consultant
Potential long-term roles
Competitive pay rates
Recommend-a-friend Scheme

Twenty 4 Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to obtain an Education Workforce Council (EWC) check. Full assistance will be provided.