Teaching Assistant

£14,989 - £15,428 per annum
03 May 2018
17 May 2018
Zoe Harris
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Portsmouth

JOB TITLE: Teaching Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: £14,989 - £15,428 per annum

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.30pm, term-time only

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a mixed 'all-through' school for pupils aged between 4 – 16 years. The school is the largest state school in Portsmouth. They are now seeking a Teaching Assistant to join the Primary section team.

THE ROLE: As the Teaching Assistant you will be assisting the classroom teacher in preparing, planning and delivering the curriculum and interventions. 

Key Responsibilities for the Teaching Assistant role to include:- 

• Assist with the planning of learning activities by identifying and preparing resources required to support lesson plans and learning outcomes
• The preparation of materials/equipment, preparing and clearing up activities with the pupils
• Maintaining classroom resources and designated areas
• Providing unobtrusive guidance and support to enable pupils to find answers to questions and tasks set, using knowledge of each pupil’s differing levels of development and ability to ensure progression and continuity
• Supervise individual or small groups of pupils undertaking teacher–led learning activities by co-ordinating and explaining basic instructions for the activity, adjusting activities within the scope of the lesson plan and learning outcomes in response to pupils’ learning
• Assist pupils to develop their independence through undertaking tasks
• Administer and mark routine tests with clearly defined predetermined answers
• Assist with special activities in the school within school hours

THE CANDIDATE: The successful applicant will need to have a high level of oral, written , number and ICT skills. You will also be able to build and maintain positive relationships with individuals and groups. Ideally you will have experience working within an industry which is 'people focussed'. 

Key experience essential for the role of the Teaching Assistant:- 

• Minimum of 1 years' experience working within an educational setting
• Experience and knowledge of various ICT packages, such as Outlook and Microsoft Office
• Willing to complete a DBS check at job offer stage
• Live within a commutable distance to Portsmouth

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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