Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant - Thameside Primary School

Recruiter
Reading Borough Council
Location
Reading,Berkshire,United Kingdom
Salary
£14,627 - £15,165 Per Year
Posted
13 Jan 2023 12:52
Closes
10 Feb 2023 23:59
Reference
1854750812
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant - Thameside Primary School

To start from February 2023 or as soon as possible Hours of work: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 6 hours per day (8.30am 3.30pm) Status: Permanent, term time only The school are looking to appoint a passionate and creative Teaching Assistant to join our diverse school. We require an enthusiastic individual to work with the class teacher providing support and assistance in the development, learning, and support of students. Your day will be split spending half the day supporting KS2 Year 4 and 5 classes. There may also be some support required for individual children with SEN needs. The ideal candidate will display previous experience working as a Teaching or Learning Support Assistant and have experience of working with children with SEND. You must have a willingness to help a range of children with varied needs, have excellent communication skills, be highly motivated and be able to work confidently as part of a team. Past experience of covering the class teacher at agreed times would be ideal but any candidate with the enthusiasm to work in a school and support the progress of children in a learning environment is welcome to apply. Your duties will include: Supporting the class teacher to implement planned lesson learning activities Engage and support individual pupils and groups in their learning (e.g. reading & writing) Provide classroom support to children including those with additional SEND needs Attending to first aid incidents General support in the classroom planning resources and setting up the classroom Providing administrative support to the class teacher to prepare resources for class Supervising children on the playground at break times and during lunchtimes Creating informative and exciting classroom displays We are seeking candidates that have: Previous experience of working with children is preferable Commitment to working with children with SEND A good standard of English and Maths is essential Grade C or equivalent An ability to work with a team and diverse staff/pupil groups Effective interpersonal and communications skills Exceptional, highly motivated and hard-working Commitment to teamwork Patience and commitment to work with young people, some with challenging needs If you are interested please contact the school office for an application pack or download from the school website - About Us, Come & Work for us! Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Closing date: Tuesday 31st January 2023 Interview Date: TBC The school is committed to safeguarding children and is an equal opportunity provider. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check