Protocol Education are working with a school in Shropshire who are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant. The post will be working in a Year 3 class supporting children who have fallen behind during lockdown. The children require extra support with their learning. You will be supporting them in the morning with their core subjects: Maths, English, Reading and Writing and then supporting the rest of the class in the afternoon with other National Curriculum subjects such as PE, Art, DT, French, Science. The school have asked that the candidate has a sound understanding of phonics as they will be expected to deliver phonics interventions across the morning.
The school is a two-form entry school with a high percentage of EAL children. It has a real warm and welcoming feel with supportive and hard-working staff and children who are exceptionally well behaved.
This is a full-time position which will involve working 5 days per week starting 3rd May straight until the end of the academic year July 2021. The school has also been given some extra funding to support children so could possibly be extended depending on the right candidate.
The main purpose of the job will be to support a KS2 class with their learning and provide general support for the school in different ways. This includes -
·Working with small groups of children under the supervision of the teacher
·Running interventions in the afternoons
·Giving regular feedback on children's progress
·Attending to children's personal needs including pastoral, social, health, physical hygiene (depending on class working with)
·Establishing good relationships with pupils
·Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
They are looking for a teaching assistant with the following qualities:
·Experience supporting children with additional needs desirable
·Excellent skills in terms of classroom practice
·High expectations of children's learning and behaviour
·Commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm
·An effective team member
·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
School can offer you:
·Highly capable, welcoming and supportive colleagues.
·A focus on well-being for all children and staff.
·Enthusiastic, well-behaved children and supportive families.
·Full induction and a comprehensive programme of high-quality training.
In addition to this, Protocol Education can offer:
·Competitive rates of pay.
·FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach.
·Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts.
If this is an opportunity that excites you, we strongly encourage you to apply now. If you require further information regarding Protocol Education and the opportunities we have, please contact me via www.protocol-education.com