Secondary School Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
HR GO Recruitment
Location
Chelmsford,Essex,United Kingdom
Salary
£70 - £100 Per Year
Posted
22 Nov 2022 09:29
Closes
20 Dec 2022 23:59
Reference
1800190144
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Secondary School Teaching Assistant

HRGO Education are looking for Teaching Assistants to start work immediately with children aged 11 - 16 in Secondary schools in Chelmsford, Essex. As a teaching assistant in a secondary school you will be working students who need additional learning support throughout the day. You'll work on a group or one-to-one basis with students. This job typically involves supporting students who struggle with behaviour management, or complex special needs. You can expect to earn between £70 - £100 per days as a teaching assistant, working a 6.5 hour day. That's between £300 - £500 per week (based on 32.5 hours) Your job role will include: working with school staff to select students for mentoring discussing the aims of mentoring with pupils supporting pupils inside and outside of the classroom agreeing and writing action plans liaising with teachers, social workers, and educational psychologists helping pupils to increase their confidence and self-esteem by listening to them and devising appropriate strategies.It may be an advantage to have professional qualifications or training in areas such as health, psychology, education, guidance, or youth or social work. You will need to demonstrate a good standard of general education, and you will need Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, however we can support you with this. Key skills for Teaching Assistants: Maturity Interpersonal skills Listening skills Organisational skills Problem solving skills Communication skills Assertiveness Resilience A non-judgemental approach Ability to relate to young people and act as a role modelQualities and experience we look for: Prior experience working with children or vulnerable adults - perhaps you have worked in schools or a care background before? Qualifications relating to education or medical/care. This could be a manual handling certificate through to a degree in counselling. If you think it could be relevant, we are interested in speaking to you! Had experience with family members who have special education needs or needed special medical support. A passion for education and want the opportunity to make a real difference to a child's life.PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED TO APPLY, if you feel you have the right attitude and would like to pursue a career as a Teaching Assistant please click apply. Pay & Working Hours Sessional or relief teaching assistants are typically paid between £9.50 and £11.50 per hour. Income figures are intended as a guide only. Full-time Teaching Assistants usually work between 32 & 35 hours per week. Starting the school day at 8.30am and finishing at 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break. All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position, but it may become permanent later upon school discretion. HRGO is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided