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Date Added: Tue 27/04/2021

Teaching Assistant

Bacup, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £65 - £85 / daily

Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant, Bacup

An Ofsted graded 'GOOD' primary school, with 'OUTSTANDING' features, are looking to appoint an engaging and positive Teaching Assistant to provide full-time, general support in thier KS1 class commencing as soon as possible for the rest of the academic year and potentially until February 2022. The school have approached Teaching Personnel to appoint for this role due to the quick turn around caused by unforeseen circumstances.

The primary school is situated in Bacup and is easily accessible by both car and public transport. The school aim to provide a happy and safe learning environment whereby each individual child is able to actively live out each day through the school's deep Christian faith. The Head Teacher, as well as the school's committed team of staff, are welcoming, approachable and are eager to support new members of staff to ensure they feel happy in the work that they do.

The successful candidate will provide general support to an experienced teacher in a key stage 1 class. Responsibilities will include supporting lower attaining pupils and challenging higher achieving pupils during lessons and assisting the Class Teacher in providing an inclusive and engaging learning environment, whereby learning is enjoyed and encourages the children to take responsibility for their own journey in education.

A little more information about the curriculum coverage:

English - Using the popular Talk for Writing approach, which gives the children an opportunity to rehearse and enjoy the text before innovating specific aspects and then writing their own individual version.

Mathematics - Working on boosting the children's math fluency, which includes rapid mental addition and subtraction, and knowledge of the times tables.

Phonics - The Read, Write, Inc scheme is used within school. Experience using such will prove advantageous but is not essential.

The Head Teacher, who will be the key point of contact for this role, is seeking the following:

-          Level 2 qualified Teaching Assistant or higher

-          Recent experience in Key Stage 1

-          Good knowledge of Phonics

-          Confidence in delivering 1:1 and small group interventions

-          Hard working, hands-on and willing to get stuck in to the position of general teaching assistant

-          Friendly and will fit in well with the team of staff at the school

-          Available full-time and able to start on the 12th April for the remainder of the school year

-          Competitive rates of pay (£10.00 - £12.50 per hour depending on qualification and experience

If intersted and able to commit to this role, please send an updated copy of your CV to #removed# as soon as possible.

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