Teaching Assistant

Location: Yate
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: LH120923
Salary: £11.80 - 13.00 per hour
Job Published: 20 days ago

The School is looking for someone who will quickly form positive relationships with children and the school team to support them and continue to develop the inspiring provision that has been established.

Main responsibilities and duties

The particular duties of the Teaching Assistant will be determined by the Head Teacher/Deputy and/or SENDCo and will be arranged to meet the needs of the School and pupil(s) being supported. This may include working with pupils with a statement of special educational needs.

  • Activities may be undertaken within the classroom or in an alternative location.
  • To supervise and support pupils undertaking designated activities in a group or on an individual basis and to assist their learning and development by:
  • Clarifying and explaining instructions.
  • Reinforcing relevant aspects of the planned teaching programme, particularly literacy and numeracy.
  • Being sensitive to the requirements of pupils with special needs, using initiative to be resourceful when meeting a range of SEN needs and encouraging participation and independence.
  • Assisting pupils with the appropriate use of materials and resources, including ICT applications.
  • Planning for/running and assessing intervention programmes
  • To support designated pupils with special needs through the delivery of appropriate aspects of the Individual Support Plan (ISP) as directed by the relevant practitioner and to contribute to reviews, if required.
  • To assist with the monitoring of pupils’ progress and the identification and preparation of appropriate materials and resources for teaching or display purposes.
  • To attend to pupils’ personal needs, including social and health training, hygiene and basic first aid. (This may include the administration of medicines by agreement and subject to any appropriate training being given).
  • To provide daily supervision and support play during lunchtimes.
  • Contribute to “The Best Chance of Success” ethos of the school.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training, as available.
  • Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a professional position.


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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