Teaching Assistant – Junior School

Generous salary scale
16 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Sian Clayton
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Portsmouth

JOB TITLE: Teaching Assistant – Junior School

SALARY & BENEFITS: Generous salary scale

WORKING HOURS: Term-time only post (35 hours per week, 8.30 - 16.00 Monday – Friday). 1 year contract 

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth.

THE ROLE: As a Teaching Assistant, you will work under the direction and supervision of teachers in order to help promote effective learning and teaching.

Key duties/responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant to include:- 

• Building good relations in contacts with pupils
• Encouraging good standards of pupil behaviour
• Supervising non-teaching areas: corridors, cloakrooms, dining rooms and playgrounds (as detailed on duty rotas)
• Supervising classes during ‘wet’ playtimes
• Escorting pupils within and outside the premises e.g. between classrooms, on educational visits, swimming lessons, sports events etc
• Providing comfort and care for minor accidents, upsets or ailments such as cuts and bruises (reporting to Nurse if considered serious)
• Helping children who need support with putting on coats, shoes etc. whilst encouraging independence

THE CANDIDATE: The successful Teaching Assistant will have a warm and caring personality. You must be able to work alone and in a team, be an effective communicator and be patient and flexible. You must live within a commutable distance to Portsmouth.

Key experience essential for the role of Teaching Assistant :- 

• NVQ Level 3 in childcare
• Good knowledge of the EYFS would be an advantage.

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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