Primary Teaching Assistant

Posted 2 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Primary Teaching Assistant 

**Location: Caerphilly

**January Start 


**3 Months of relevant experience required 

Twenty4Seven Education is thrilled to be working alongside this incredible primary school located in Caerphilly. They are looking for a teaching assistant to work within their year 6 class supporting the classroom teacher and working with children in small groups completing set learning activities and supporting them throughout their daily school life.

The School 

The school prides itself on the enriching and stimulating learning environment that is provided to all pupils. The school works alongside both the community and the students to create a curriculum that they can all take pride in focusing on creating an invigorating and interesting learning experience for its pupils and allowing the students room to grow and explore the world through a variety of educational activities. The school is run by a dedicated team of staff who dedicate themselves to always improving and growing their teaching abilities and are looking for a teaching assistant who will bring this passion and dedication to learning to the classroom.

The Role 

The successful candidate will begin working in January and will continue until the end of the academic year. They will be working during term time on weekdays from 8:30-15:30 in the year 6 class. The successful candidate will be working alongside the classroom teacher supporting and supervising the pupils and assisting with the daily running of the classroom.

As a Teaching Assistant you will:

Support the classroom teacher in preparing and teaching educational activities
Work in small groups leading activities set by the teacher
Get to know the pupils in the class and learn how to support them academically, socially, and personally
Discuss and put into action strategies to support the pupils with the teacher
Assist the pupils in accessing the curriculum

The successful candidate will have: 

Good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English
Previous experience of working with young people
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
3 months of relevant experience minimum
Teaching Assistant 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.