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Teaching Assistant (+ After School Club Assistant)

  • Location: Brent
  • Start date: 01 Oct 2018
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11057911
  • Branch: London North Primary
  • Consultant: Kate Do Van
  • Call: 0208 371 7915
Job description
A lovely independent primary school located in the London Borough of Brent is on a hunt for a talented Teaching Assistant with a responsibility of Afterschool Club Activities' Coordinator.
This is a great opportunity to join a small but experienced team that ensures and encourages high ambitions for what pupils can achieve and contribute to further development of the school.

This is a long term role starting as soon as possible and continuing at least for a year. The working hours are 12.30pm until 6pm, school term time only.

Our client is looking for an ambitious and hard-working individual with a high work-ethic and can-do' attitude. You will be able to support pupils across all key stages with their Literacy and Numeracy skills and will work efficiently and confidently with challenging behaviour. The roles will also involve mentoring other SEN pupils in the school with their social skills and behaviour in lessons. On top of this the candidate will plan different activities and provide a stimulating and fun environment at afterschool club.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Providing support to children in Key Stage 1 & 2
• Assisting the children with their work - in particular their Literacy and Numeracy skills.
• Recording all progress and any incidents throughout the day and relaying this information to the relevant party.
• Following the IEP, ensuring they are effectively working towards their targets.
• Using effective behaviour management when they become defiant, in line with the school's behaviour management policy.
• Liaising with the SENCO and other support staff regularly - discuss strategies to support the children during lessons.
• Preparing resources to assist the children in lessons.
• Taking the children to a designated area away from the classroom when they become anxious, stressed or upset.
• Carrying out general administrative duties as required e.g. photocopying, wall displays etc.
• Maintaining an acceptable standard of conduct and discipline amongst students as well as ensuring the clearing of the dining areas
• Planning activities (ideally sports) for children during their lunch break and at afterschool club
• Demonstrating and following the correct safeguarding procedures is of high importance and reporting back to either the lead afterschool club is vital when dealing with injuries and emergencies.

Essential skills and attributes:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Professional working manner.
• Experience of planning and preparing school activities.
• Good understanding of the Primary School curriculum.
• Excellent behaviour management skills.
• Commitment to the role and all duties involved
• Enthusiastic and passionate personality

Additionally, the candidates must be available for interviews immediately.

In return we offer you:
• Competitive rates of pay
• Social nights out with the rest of Protocol staff
• £250 Referral Bonus for each teacher you refer to us.*

*In order to claim the reward, the referred teacher must work with us for at least 20 days.

If you feel this description matches your personality, please contact Kate on 0208 371 7915 or apply online.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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