Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Location: England, Greater London, Hayes
Job Type: Contract, Full-Time
Primary Industry: Education and Training
Salary: £77 - £95 Per day
Benefits: Plus CPD
Skills: Teaching Assistant, SEND, LSA, BSL, DYSLEXIA
- Supporting the classroom teacher in delivering lessons and educational activities
- Assisting with planning and preparing teaching materials
- Providing one-on-one support to students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
- Assisting students with their learning, including reading, writing, and numeracy
- Implementing behaviour management strategies and maintaining classroom discipline
- Supervising students during break times and off-site activities
- Supporting students with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia
- Assisting with the use of assistive technologies and adaptive equipment
- Collaborating with other teaching staff and professionals to develop Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
- Monitoring and recording student progress and reporting to the classroom teacher
- Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
- Recognised Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant experience
- GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
- Teaching Assistant qualification (preferred)
- Prior experience working as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role
- Experience providing support to students with special educational needs and disabilities
- Knowledge of behaviour management techniques
Knowledge and Skills:
- Strong understanding of the national curriculum and educational systems
- Familiarity with special educational needs and disabilities, including dyslexia
- Ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, and parents/guardians
- Proficiency in British Sign Language (BSL) (preferred)
- Higher-level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) qualification
- Additional qualifications in specific areas, such as dyslexia support or British Sign Language (BSL)
The Teaching Assistant will primarily work within a school setting, supporting the classroom teacher and students. The role may involve working with students with diverse learning needs and behaviours. The Teaching Assistant may be required to attend training sessions and participate in professional development activities. The work schedule will follow the school calendar and regular school hours.
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.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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.