Primary Teaching Assistant with SEND

Location: Gateshead, Gateshead, England
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11314342
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: about 1 month ago
A Gateshead Primary School is recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work on a full-time basis, from September 2021 until July 2022.
The successful candidate will work in a year 3 class, supporting children across the curriculum. They will also provide 121 support to an ASC pupil. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dedicated and nurturing team in supporting learning, progress and attainment within the classroom - developing student learning to improve life chances.
What we are looking for
• Adaptability, resilience and being able to think on your feet are essential in this varied role
• An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
• A good command of English and Mathematics are necessities (at GCSE level)
• Strong ICT skills
• An interest in literacy, numeracy, dyslexia or ASD
• You should be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach to managing student behaviour and have an understanding of how students learn
• You should be a flexible team player with an interest in developing further professionally
• You will work with the teacher in class in assisting those students requiring specialist classroom support. There will also be opportunities to run small group interventions outside of the classroom depending on specialism.

If you would be interested in finding out more about the role please contact Rebecca on 0191 2797270 or email