KS2 Teaching Assistant to start in January

KS2 Teaching Assistant in a Primary School in Wolverhampton.
Your New School

You will be working in one of our long-lasting partnered schools. This Primary School is a part of the Wolverhampton Local Authority, supports the ages 2 – 11 and is approximately 2 miles from the city centre of Wolverhampton (6-minute drive).

Your New Role

You will be required to work as a Teaching Assistant across KS2. This is an important role in supporting the teacher and helping the children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. The planning of learning activities under the direction of the teacher, making sure that the pupils you support can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson / activity so that they can become independent learners. As a KS2 Teaching Assistant, you are of support to the teacher, and you may be responsible for working 1 to 1 with pupils or in small groups to provide more direct teaching. Furthermore, as a KS2 Teaching Assistant, you may be left responsible with a class all by yourself.

This school has over 700 pupils and is a three-form entry which means every year has large classes. Therefore, you should have strong communication skills and be dedicated to ensuring pupils receive support with any issues they may have as well as the overall academic progression of children.

To start with it will be a temporary position at the school beginning from January, going on until the end of the academic year. This will be a full-time role, working hours being 8:30 – 15:30 Monday to Friday. However, training sessions (which you may be invited to) may go on up until 4:30 once every half term.

What you’ll need to succeed

You should have recent experience within a classroom setting in the last 3 years & previous experience in KS2. This job is open to NQT’S/ECT’s but at minimum, you will need a Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant Qualification. The school are looking for a confident and engaging person that can always maintain a professional manner as this role may be physically and emotionally demanding. We would require you to be patient and have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. What we would also require from you is to have active listening skills and the ability to understand people’s reactions.

What you’ll get in return

You will be paid a fixed daily wage, get paid weekly and enjoy a close working relationship with your Hays consultant who’ll be in contact throughout your assignment. You’ll also get immense job satisfaction knowing you’ve made an impact and helped to transform a child’s life.

What you need to do now

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Job type
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Education & Training

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Amani Williams, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wolverhampton
1st Floor, Derwent House, 42 - 46 Waterloo Road

Telephone: 01902429867

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