Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: LSAB&D
Salary: £80 - 100 per day
Job Published: 26 days ago

We are working with a Secondary School based in Barking & Dagenham who are seeking to apppoint a Teaching Assistant to join them on a full-time basis as of September 2022.

The main purpose of the role:

The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child. 

Key duties:

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.  
  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.  
  • To contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.  
  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class  
  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.  
  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.  
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team  
  • Under the guidance of a more senior TA or a teacher, ensure all documentation is completed correctly for records of incidents, health, behaviour etc. as necessary 

Successful candidate qualities:  

  • GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.  
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.  
  • Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD  
  • Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual  
  • Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs

If you are interested in being considered for this Teaching Assistant role in Barking & Dagenham, please apply immediately.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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’. We also 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.

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