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Date Added: Fri 31/05/2024

Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA)

Barnet, EN5, UK
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Company: TEACH NOW

Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £85 - £100/day

Job Advertisement: KS1 TA with Intervention Background in Barnet

Hours of Work: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Term Time

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Collindale

Job Type: Part Time

About the school:

Nestled in the heart of Collindale, London, our school is a beacon of educational excellence. As a community academy, we welcome over 500 pupils from diverse backgrounds, including a large Indian community, fostering a rich tapestry of cultural diversity. Our corporate leadership style promotes a collaborative and supportive atmosphere, where our dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure every child reaches their full potential. Situated in an elegant Victorian-style building with modern interiors and picturesque grounds, our school provides an inspiring backdrop for learning.

With an OFSTED grading of “Good with Outstanding features,” we are committed to driving achievement in literacy and numeracy, particularly in English and Mathematics. Our school boasts amazing resources, including a vibrant library and state-of-the-art sports facilities, catering to the varied interests and talents of our students. In addition to our academic focus, we prioritise student well-being, offering Thrive Trauma Support and a nurturing environment for children with high autism needs. Come join our dynamic community, where every child is empowered to succeed.

About the role:

We're excited to announce an opportunity for a part-time Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant with intervention background (boosters for low achieving students) at our esteemed Collindale-based school. Beginning immediately, this role offers a chance to immerse yourself fully in our dynamic educational environment. You'll work closely with our primary team, implementing targeted interventions to bolster academic achievement for low-achieving students. Your responsibilities will also include cultivating strong partnerships with parents, ensuring a collaborative approach to student support and progress. If you're passionate about shaping young minds and thrive in a supportive, inclusive atmosphere, we encourage you to apply for this impactful role.

Application Requirements:

• Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant, preferably in Key Stage 1 or with interventions.
• Strong understanding of intervention strategies and experience implementing targeted support for low-achieving students.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
• Relevant qualifications or training in education or special educational needs (SEN) would be advantageous.
• Ideal candidate possesses a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role.
• Application process includes initial screening, followed by interviews with the school's leadership team.

Key Responsibilities:

• Implement tailored intervention programs for Key Stage 1 students identified as low achievers, focusing on boosting their academic performance in core subjects like English and Mathematics.
• Provide one-on-one and small group support to students, delivering targeted assistance and monitoring progress closely to ensure measurable improvement.
• Collaborate closely with teachers to identify areas for intervention, adapt strategies to individual student needs, and maintain accurate records of student progress and outcomes.
• Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment, promoting student engagement and motivation, and contributing to the development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) where necessary.

Embark on a journey of professional growth and fulfillment at our school, where we prioritise not only the academic success of our students but also the well-being and development of our staff. Enjoy the convenience of a dedicated car park and access to state-of-the-art technology equipment, along with invigorating wellbeing courses designed to support your overall health and happiness. Our commitment to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) ensures that you stay at the forefront of educational practices, unlocking exciting opportunities for advancement and personal growth. We nurture a culture of innovation and exploration. Embrace our student-focused philosophy, where learning is elevated through play and experimentation, and join a supportive community that values your well-being as much as your professional success. Discover your potential with us as we work together to drive results, raise attainment, and create meaningful impact in the lives of our students.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity?

If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance
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