Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside

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Date Posted: 28 Jun 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£83.33 - £99.99 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside

Job Advert: Teaching Assistant Level 2

Position: Teaching Assistant (TA) Level 2
Location: South Liverpool Primary School
Type: Full-Time
Start Date: September 2024

About Us:

Our school is a nurturing and inclusive educational environment dedicated to fostering the academic, social, and emotional growth of all pupils. We are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant (TA) Level 2 to join our team and provide exceptional support to our students, particularly those with special needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Support for Pupils:

  • Supervise and provide targeted support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Assist with personal care and comfort, including welfare, health, hygiene, toileting, dressing, feeding, mobility, and administering medicines.
  • Foster positive working relationships with pupils, serving as a role model and encouraging interaction and engagement in activities led by the teacher.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes.
  • Promote inclusion, self-esteem, and independence among all pupils.
  • Provide feedback to pupils regarding their progress and achievements under the teacher's guidance.
  • Support the use of specialist equipment and procedures to meet individual needs.
  • Administer basic first aid when appropriately trained.

Support for the Teacher:

  • Create and maintain an orderly and supportive learning environment according to lesson plans.
  • Utilise strategies in collaboration with the teacher to support pupils in achieving learning goals.
  • Assist with displaying children's work and provide regular feedback to teachers on pupil achievements and progress.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, promptly addressing conflicts and incidents in line with school policy.
  • Provide clerical/administrative support, including photocopying, word processing, filing, and collecting money.
  • Undertake routine tests, invigilate exams, and perform routine marking of pupils' work.
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers and contribute to pupil record-keeping.
  • Participate in planning, developing, and implementing support programmes for pupils with special educational needs.
  • Escort pupils and assist in their movement around the school.

Support for the Curriculum:

  • Provide support for structured and agreed learning activities/programmes, considering pupils' learning styles.
  • Support Literacy/Numeracy programmes, recording achievements and progress, and providing feedback to the teacher.
  • Assist in the use of ICT in learning activities, fostering pupils' competence and independence in its use.
  • Prepare, maintain, and use equipment/resources as required for lesson plans and learning activities.

Support for the School:

  • Adhere to school policies and procedures regarding child protection, health, safety, security, confidentiality, and data protection.
  • Contribute to the school's ethos, aims, and development/improvement plans.
  • Promote equal access to learning opportunities for all pupils, respecting their social, cultural, linguistic, religious, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team and participate in meetings and professional development as required.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils outside of lesson times, including before and after school.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips, and out-of-school activities as needed.
  • Assist with the organisation and upkeep of the wider learning environment.

Personal Attributes:

  • Effective communication and influence skills.
  • Strong team-working abilities.
  • Awareness of school activities and adaptability to change.
  • Professional values and practice, demonstrating high expectations for all pupils.

Experience & Knowledge:

  • General understanding of the national/foundation stage curriculum and learning programmes.
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and awareness of inclusion.

Qualifications & Training:

  • NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Training in relevant learning strategies (e.g., literacy/numeracy).
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate first aid training.
  • Hold a DBS on the update service or be willing to undertake a new one.

If you are an enthusiastic Level 2 Teaching Assistant, click 'Apply Now!' Or get in contact via email at bethany.coleman@twrecruitment.com or call the office on 0151 221 9666.

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