A school in Newcastle are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant will provide support for students who have a range of Special educational needs and will be able to build rapport with them, assist them with their classwork and assist the class teacher in delivering an effective and engaging lesson. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to their development. You will be working in the classroom and implementing programmes of support designed specially to meet the pupils’ needs.
Successful candidates will work 1:1 with selected students, and also support small groups both in mainstream classes and in the inclusion area via intervention sessions. In addition, you will work closely with teachers to differentiate resources and set and monitor targets. You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is truly changing lives and positively transforming the local community. If you feel you have the necessary attitude and experience then we would love to hear from you!
Applications from experienced teaching assistants and those with transferable skills such as sports coaches, youth workers and graduates with an interest in teaching.
What the school are looking from in their teaching assistants...
- Have high expectations of teaching and learning
- To be a positive role model
- To contribute to the positive ethos of the school
- Be able to work collaboratively with a range of children and adults
- Be keen to develop as a professional
- Previous, recent experience in a similar education setting
- Being independent and able to work under pressure
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.