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: