The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistant to work initially in KS1 but must be willing to work in all primary phases.
You will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, be highly organised and effective in supporting children in their learning. You will work under the direction of a teacher to contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning activities for whole classes, groups and individual pupils.
You will regularly cover PPA without the presence of a teacher. You will have relevant experience of supporting planning, evaluation and delivery of learning activities and be committed to working within the ethos of our school.
The ideal candidate must have the following:
• Experience of working with children in Key Stage 1
• An enthusiasm for supporting children of all abilities
• Be very well organised, reliable and enthusiastic
• Have a good understanding of child development and learning
• An understanding of the role of the Teaching Assistant and other professionals working in the school
In return we offer you:
• Enthusiastic and friendly children
• A very supportive and committed school community
• A happy and harmonious environment in which every child really does matter
• A commitment to your professional development
To be considered for this KS1 Teaching Assistant job you must have:
- A minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
- Achieved at least grades A*- C (or equivalent ) in GCSE Maths and English
- Experience of supporting learning in Key Stage 1
- Had experience of taking groups and a whole class on your own
- A proven track record of working with small groups in an educational setting and the ability to show evidence of impact on children’s attainment through the use of interventions
- Effectively use new technology
- A positive and proactive approach when supporting learning & behaviour
- Communicate on an exceptional level
- Work well under pressure and achieve set targets
The Willows Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.