KS1 Teaching Assistant

Location: Manchester
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN
Reference: PE11290162
Salary: £80 - £130 per day
Job Published: 20 days ago
KS1 Primary Teaching Assistant
Protocol Education are working with a school in Manchester who are looking to recruit a KS1 Teaching Assistant in Manchester. The post will be working across Year 1 and Year 2 in the mornings and delivering small intervention group work in the afternoons. The school is small 1 form entry school. It has a real warm and welcoming feel with supportive and hard-working staff and children who are exceptionally well behaved. It is situated in central Manchester so has very close links to the tram and bus routes. This is a full-time position which will involve working 5 days per week starting straight after the Easter holidays until the end of the academic year July 2020. This role is to cover the cover a Teaching Assistant who is unable to return to the classroom due to health reasons. It is a temporary position but could possibly be extended. Therefore, the school are looking for someone who can commit to the role longer if required.
The main purpose of the job will be to support a KS1 class with their learning and provide general support for the school in different ways. This includes -
·Working with small groups of children under the supervision of the teacher
·Running interventions in the afternoons
·Giving regular feedback on children's progress
·Attending to children's personal needs including pastoral, social, health, physical hygiene (depending on class working with)
·Establishing good relationships with pupils
·Display work
·Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

They are looking for a teaching assistant with the following qualities:
·Experience supporting children with additional needs desirable
·Excellent skills in terms of classroom practice
·High expectations of children's learning and behaviour
·Commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm
·An effective team member
·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

School can offer you:
·Highly capable, welcoming and supportive colleagues.
·A focus on well-being for all children and staff.
·Enthusiastic, well-behaved children and supportive families.
·Full induction and a comprehensive programme of high-quality training.
In addition to this, Protocol Education can offer:
·Competitive rates of pay.
·FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach.
·Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts.
If this is an opportunity that excites you, we strongly encourage you to apply now. If you require further information regarding Protocol Education and the opportunities we have, please contact Katie Robinson at katie.robinson@protocol-education.com