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Teaching Assistant

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    Primary Support

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    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

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    Carl Cooper

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Vacancy: Full-Time Teaching Assistant
Position: Full-Time Teaching Assistant
Location: Battersea, South West London
School Type: Primary School
Start Date: September 2024
Experience Required: Minimum of 1 year as a Teaching Assistant in the UK

About the Role:

A vibrant and inclusive primary school in Battersea is seeking a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant to join their team full-time starting in September. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting children's learning and development in a primary school setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Support: Assist the class teacher in managing and supporting the educational needs of students, providing help with lessons and activities.
  • One-on-One Assistance: Work with individual students, including those with special educational needs, to provide tailored support and help them reach their full potential.
  • Group Activities: Supervise and engage with small groups of students, facilitating activities that promote learning and social interaction.
  • Classroom Management: Help maintain a positive and productive classroom environment, including managing behaviour and ensuring the safety of all students.
  • Preparation of Materials: Assist in preparing classroom materials and resources for lessons and activities, ensuring that all students have the tools they need to succeed.
  • Monitoring Progress: Observe and record students' progress, providing feedback to teachers and supporting the development of individual learning plans.
  • Support with Daily Routines: Assist students with daily routines, such as transitioning between activities and supporting their personal development and well-being.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience: At least 1 year of experience as a Teaching Assistant in a UK primary school.
  • Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in education or childcare (e.g., Level 2/3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning).
  • Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Attributes: Patient, empathetic, and enthusiastic about working with children, with a commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Knowledge: Understanding of the UK primary school curriculum and the needs of young learners.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Opportunities for continuous professional development and training to enhance your skills and advance your career.
  • Supportive Environment: Work within a friendly and collaborative team dedicated to providing high-quality education and support to students.
  • Rewarding Role: The chance to make a significant impact on the educational journey of primary school students.
  • Competitive Salary: Attractive remuneration package in line with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant with a passion for primary education, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

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