Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Watford, Hertfordshire
£16,755 - £20,344 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Teaching Assistant

Their schools are currently looking for enthusiastic, talented and committed TA teaching assistants/ LSA learning support assistants to join their teams in September 2020, helping to provide the best possible education for their students.

If you want to work within a committed team who inspire children to grow in confidence, develop their potential and be the best that they can be, then they encourage you to apply.

Teaching Assistant Responsibilities:

• Work with individuals or small groups of pupils in the classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff and provide feedback to the teacher
• Support pupils to understand instruction, independent learning and inclusion of all pupils, the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task
• Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
• Work under the direction of the teacher to prepare and maintain an effective learning environment, by preparing work materials and equipment and clearing up afterwards, in both the indoor and outdoor environment
• Liaise regularly with the teacher and/or take part in planning meetings, inset days and any other meetings as required and to take part in training activities offered by the school to further knowledge and respond to the changing needs of the school

Teaching Assistant Requirements:

• Previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant would be a distinct advantage but not essential as training can be given
• Someone with a passion for education and the motivation to make a real difference
• Staff to share the aspirational vision, values and culture of the school
• Individuals who can contribute to a community where all are empowered and feel valued
• A collaborative mind-set and an ongoing commitment to learn with and from others
• Those who can contribute to exceptional teaching, learning and assessment through a rich, broad and balanced curriculum
• Competence and confidence in English and Mathematics (GCSE A-C grade) or equivalent
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good communication and ICT skills
• Previous experience of working in a school environment an advantage

Their schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About the company:

Our client represents 520 shareholding schools and settings across the county of Hertfordshire. This is a fantastic place to live and work, and is also close enough to get quickly into central London. They have a wide variety of schools from one form entry schools in rural settings, to much larger primary and secondary schools in bustling towns and cities. With 88% of their schools achieving good or outstanding at their most recent OFSTED inspection and 94% of all schools rated good or outstanding for personal development, behaviour and welfare, there is a wealth of opportunity waiting for you within the county.

Location: Vacancies throughout Hertfordshire

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £16,755 to £20,344 per annum (salaries follow the support staff pay scale)

You may have experience of the following: Learning Support Assistant, Learning Support, Teaching Assistant, Level 2, Support Assistant, Teachers Assistant, Trainee Teacher, Special Education Needs, PGCE, Mentor, Tutor, Teacher, LSA, Special Needs, SEN, etc.

Ref: 93210

Posted on: 09 June 2020
Closed date: 07 July 2020
Job ref: 93210
Tags: Teaching