Accessibility Links

Teaching Assistant- Maternity Cover

  • Location: Reading
  • Start date: 16 Oct 2017
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10923280
  • Branch: Hounslow/Berkshire
  • Consultant: Maria Williams
  • Call: 01895 451 970
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
A lovely C of E school in Reading is looking for a Teaching Assistant to cover a maternity leave from October this year.

The role is split so for the majority of the time you will be working 1:1 with a child who has an ILP to support his learning and ensure that he is keeping on task and given the confidence and support to achieve his potential.

The other part of your role with be to support the Teacher in the classroom so you will be working with small groups assisting with the childrens work as well as helping with displays for the classrooms and all other duties associated with working as a Teaching Assistant. You will be working in a year 6 Class so experience of the year 6 SATS and helping to raise attainment is desired, and it is vital that you have confidence with the National Curriculum especially with Maths, Literacy and Science ensuring that you are able to support the teacher to deliver lessons that stretch those children who are achieving above the national average and those who may need additional support.

This position will suite a strong graduate who is looking to get into teaching to build up strong experience of working with children to possibly apply for a PGCE in future, ideally you will have some experience of working with young people in a transferable setting so please make sure to include all relevant experience on your CV when you apply.

Working as a Teaching Assistant is a challenging but highly rewarding role, where no two days are the same, it can be a life long career or a stepping stone to working in a variety of roles within education so whatever your interest if you think this could be the right role for you then get in touch!
Similar jobs
  • TAs and SENTAs required!
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Are you a qualified TA with SEN experience (Special educational needs)? Are you looking for the right opportunity to work within education? Well here could be your chance! Protocol Education is
  • One to One Support Assistant - SEMH
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: London
  • An opportunity has come up for a one-to-one support assistant at a mainstream primary school in Hackney, Central London. This is a post attached to a specific child in KS2
  • Behaviour Support
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Sheffield
  • I am looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant who specialises in behaviour support on behalf of a primary school in South Sheffield. The successful candidate will be working on a 1:1 basis with
  • SEND Teaching Assistant - Hackney
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: London
  • A Hackney Primary School has a long term job for a SEND Teaching Assistant until the end of the academic year. The school provides primary education to 280 pupils and is rated good' by Ofsted
  • SEND Teaching Assistants
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Hackney
  • We are looking for dedicated SEND Teaching Assistants who are keen to start work immediately. I am working with a range of mainstream primary schools in Hackney and surrounding boroughs who require
Latest news
Best places to live in London? - East London Rulezz
Best places to live in London? - East London Rulezz
Uprooting your life is a big decision, HUGE decision really. Before you decide to move across the world there are lots of factors to consider, many
Read blog
16/10/17
ADHD - 10 Tips for Classroom Management
ADHD - 10 Tips for Classroom Management
We are half way through the ADHD Awareness month and this useful entry belongs to Emma, our long-term supply teacher.  When I first started t
Read blog
16/10/17
5 Tips for Better Mental Wellbeing
5 Tips for Better Mental Wellbeing
Julieanne is a transformational couch, writer, instructor and therapist. She offered to share her story and 5 tips for better mental wellbeing. I
Read blog
10/10/17
World Mental Heath Day is a cause for pride
World Mental Heath Day is a cause for pride
Lyn wrote this personal entry about World Mental Health Day from her own perspective of a supply teacher. When I started teaching many years ago,
Read blog
09/10/17
So happy I chose East London
So happy I chose East London
Natasha moved to East London and is so happy with her choice that she decided to encourage others to do the same. Moving out to London, I looked i
Read blog
09/10/17
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS