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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

Teaching Assistant

St Austell, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £60 / daily

Our Primary branch at Teaching Personnel are currently working closely with a primary school in the St Austell area who are in need of temporary, full time teaching assistant to work with pupils who have Autism.

This is a fantastic opportunity for psychology graduates, youth workers, sports coaches, residential support workers and experienced individuals who are passionate about working in a primary school supporting children with additional needs.

Your duties will include:

  • Undertaking tasks set by the class teacher
  • Supporting children within the class
  • Building up rapport between yourself and the pupils
  • Managing the classroom under the direction of the class teacher
  • Supporting children with SEN including challenging behaviour
  • Working with small groups of 1-2-1
  • Working in collaboration with other professionals such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and other health care professionals.

To apply for this position, you will need:

  • Recent experience of working in a mainstream classroom/or experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEN) in an educational setting
  • A strong passion to enhance the development of pupils
  • An approachable and positive attitude
  • Hold relevant qualifications
  • Ideally Team Teach Trained or other relevant training
  • Be confident in working with small groups and 1:1
  • Hold a current DBS on the update service or willing to apply for one

We have links with a number of primary schools who have requirements for both supply and long-term cover. This is a great opportunity for Teaching Assistants who are looking to further their professional skills and development or to try a different avenue. We can offer you knowledge and experience in a wide range of primary settings, which will enable you to further develop and enhance your career goals. In addition to this, your personal consultant is a specialist in this field and will be more than happy to pass on the “tricks of the trade” to ensure you reach your full potential.

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