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Date Added: Tue 08/12/2020

Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £60 - £80 / daily

Are you passionate about supporting disadvantaged pupils in education? 


Many children and young people across the UK have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). The most vulnerable and disadvantaged children have been disproportionately affected by school closures, and pre-existing attainment gaps between pupils have only become more aggressive and ingrained. In order to help mitigate these adverse implications, the government has allocated additional funding - allowing schools to take on additional teaching staff to support lessons. 


Teaching Personnel are working with several schools in South Sheffield to help fill these open teaching assistant vacancies. 


Salary: £60-80 per day (Dependent on experience) 

Typical hours range from 8:30 - 3:30 with a 1 hour lunch break 


Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the teacher to plan and deliver creative and engaging lessons 

  • Working 1:1 and in small groups with pupils who require additional mentoring, such as those with SEN and EAL profiles 

  • Adopting behavioural management strategies to minimise classroom disruption 

  • Monitoring pupil progress and achievements 

  • Supervising children during lunchtime; coordinating and playing with the children 


The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Level 2 (+) TA Qualifi

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