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Learning Support Assistant - Buckinghamshire

  • Location: Amersham
  • Start date: 02 Sep 2019
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11159404
  • Branch: Watford
  • Consultant: Lisa Chilvers
  • Call: 01923 257 410
Job description

Learning Support Assistant - Buckinghamshire

Are you looking to work in a vibrant classroom environment supporting the development of young minds?

We are looking to appoint a reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated teaching and learning assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. Candidates will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, a warm and caring personality and a commitment to the nature and development of young children. A good level of numeracy and literacy skills are required together with a positive approach, patience and understanding. The ability to communicate effectively with pupils and other staff is essential.

Summary Job Description

In summary your main role as teaching and learning assistant is to:

  • Work together with the class teacher to support children's participation in day to day learning activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of the classroom for each lesson.
  • Ensure the classroom environment is kept tidy and organised.
  • Work with the class teacher to help create displays of the children's work.
  • Develop and foster the appropriate skills and social abilities to enable the optimum development of children, according to age, ability and aptitude
  • Supervise small groups of children during school trips, concerts and plays.
  • Work as part of a team, be flexible and prepared to use own initiative.
  • Play a vital role in the life of the school including sharing the duty rota for breaks, lunchtimes and attend some Open Mornings

This post will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check as our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in our care. Training and support will be an ongoing aspect of the role.

If you think you have got what it takes then please get in touch and send us your CV - we look forward to hearing from you!
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