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Date Added: Sat 03/02/2024

Y2 Teaching Assistant

Swindon, SN1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Job title: Y2 Teaching Assistant

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Contract: Starting 26/02/2024 - Maternity cover

Hours: 8:25 to 3:40 - Monday to Friday

Are you a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant with experience working as a General TA or with small groups of children? We are seeking a skilled Teaching Assistant to join our large primary school in Swindon. This is a fantastic opportunity to support a lively Y2 class. Starting from after Feb half-term and covering maternity leave, most likely going beyond the end of the academic year. This position can be made permanent for the right person too.

Key Responsibilities:

Promote positive behaviour management strategies and contribute to a safe and inclusive learning environment
Monitor and record students' progress and provide feedback to the Y2 Class Teacher
Assist with classroom organization and maintenance of resources
Support students' social and emotional development through effective communication and rapport-building


Previous experience working with Reception or KS1 children (highly preferable)
A patient and nurturing approach to supporting children's learning and development
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and collaborate with staff
Flexible and adaptable to the needs of the classroom and students
Basic knowledge of the national curriculum and educational practices

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Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you
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We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities EmployerClick 'Apply now' and attach your CV to be considered for this exciting Teaching Assistant role in Swindon through Tradewind. Or for more information about the role, contact Ross Churn on (phone number removed) / #BRITA
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