Teaching Assistant

Qualified Teaching Assistant needed for Wakefield Primary School

The School

A mid-sized Primary School in Wakefield is looking to recruit a Qualified Teaching Assistant in their Year 1 class starting ASAP!

This lovely Primary School is a one form entry school that is looking to hear from Teaching Assistants that are able to engage children, enabling them to learn and achieve their full potential.

The school provides a caring, nurturing environment and with the ethos of the school rooted in inclusivity, the staff work together with pupils and parents to create a culture of mutual respect and care for each other. The school is easily accessible on public transport.

The Role

This Year 1 Teaching Assistant job is to start after the Summer holidays running until the end of term with excellent potential to become a permanent role.

The main responsibilities of this KS1 Teaching Assistant job are:

  • Getting the classroom ready for lessons
  • Listening to children read, reading to them or telling them stories
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Helping teachers to plan learning activities and complete records
  • Supporting the teacher in managing class behaviour
  • Supervising group activities
  • Looking after children who are upset or have had accidents
  • Clearing away materials and equipment after lessons
  • Helping with outings
  • Carrying out administrative tasks

What you’ll need to succeed

The ideal Teaching Assistant will be/have:

  • Level 2 or higher childcare or Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Knowledge of the KS1 curriculum
  • Experience working with KS1 Children
  • Experience working with behaviour issues
  • A commitment to delivering high quality teaching and learning
  • Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A good understanding of safeguarding

In addition, it is ideal that you are;

  • Highly adaptable as there may be instances where you are will have to cover in various classes
  • Confident, organised and at times, diplomatic
  • Patient and creative
  • Have a proven track record of developing children in an Educational setting
  • DBS on the update service

What you’ll get in return Not only will you receive all the support you need from a DfE accredited recruitment expert, while working for Hays you’ll also enjoy a range of employee benefits, including:

  • An excellent opportunity to enhance your experience and career
  • Working as a Hays supply teacher is a great lifestyle decision that gives you access to work in the widest range of primary schools in the area
  • A competitive daily rate of pay
  • £250 reward every time you recommend a colleague*
  • Access to free Professional Development Training

*Terms and conditions apply

What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Emma on 07927584701 or the Education Team on 0113 2003710.

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Summary

Job Type
Temporary
Working Pattern
Full-time
Industry
Education & Training
Location
Wakefield
Specialism
Primary Teaching
Pay
Competitive dependent on experience
Ref:
4226064

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Emma Caryl, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Leeds
5th Floor, Broad Gate, 1 The Headrow

Telephone: 01132003710