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Full Time KS1 TA

  • Location: Brent
  • Start date: 07 Jan 2019
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11071988
  • Branch: London North West Primary
  • Consultant: Kate Do Van
  • Call: 0208 371 7915
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Job description
Protocol Education is currently on a hunt for a passionate and experience KS1 Teaching Assistant to work at one of our lovely primary school in the Borough of Brent.

This is a full-time role as a general Teaching Assistant in Year 1 which commences in January 2019 and will continue for at least a term.

Our school is a 3 form entry 'Good' (by Ofsted) schools who has a high academic achievement and excellent student behaviour due to the strong relationship between staff and pupils. The acquisition of basic skills is paramount and teachers, as well as support staff are expected to believe in and lead pupils through the most important stages of development. There is an atmosphere of a commitment to education where both pupils and teachers thoroughly enjoy attending school every day. Diversity is embraced and staff are expected to invest in the ethos of the school, offering opportunity to every child.

As a significant number of pupils have English as an additional language (EAL), the school is looking for a candidate with strong Literacy skills. You have to have a good standard level of written and spoken English, and have very good knowledge of the KS1 British National Curiculum as you'll be asked to support the class teaching in delivering Phonics activities. You will be supporting small groups of children in Year 1 and assist the class teacher in admin duties. You will ensure that there are no disruptions in the classroom and will have a genuine regard for children's welfare and progression.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Providing support to children in Key Stage 1
• Assisting the children with their work - in particular their Literacy skills.
• Recording all progress and any incidents throughout the day and relaying this information to the relevant party.
• Following the IEP, ensuring they are effectively working towards their targets.
• Using effective behaviour management when they become defiant, in line with the school's behaviour management policy.
• Liaising with the SLT and other support staff regularly - discuss strategies to support the children during lessons.
• Preparing resources to assist the children in lessons.
• Taking the children to a designated area away from the classroom when they become anxious, stressed or upset.
• Carrying out general administrative duties as required e.g. photocopying, wall displays etc.
• Maintaining an acceptable standard of conduct and discipline amongst students as well as ensuring the clearing of the dining areas
• Demonstrating and following the correct safeguarding procedures is of high importance and reporting back to either the lead lunchtime/afterschool club is vital when dealing with injuries and emergencies.

Essential skills and attributes:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Professional working manner.
• Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour.
• Good understanding of the Primary School curriculum.
• Excellent behaviour management skills.
• Commitment to the role and all duties involved
• Enthusiastic and passionate personality

Additionally, the candidates must be available for interviews immediately, as the school would like to appoint as soon as possible.

In return we offer you:
• Competitive rates of (weekly) pay
• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
• Social nights out with the rest of Protocol staff
• A wide variety of positions, both day to day and long-term
• £250 Referral Bonus for each teacher you refer to us.*

*they must work for at least 20 days for Protocol in order to claim the Bonus.

If you feel this description matches your personality, please contact Kate: / 0208 371 7900 or apply online at

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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