Teaching Assistant - Academic Support (M5)

Salford, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:03 Dec 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant
  1. Permanent

Teaching Assistant - Academic Support (M5)

Salford, Greater Manchester
Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant looking for your next role?

Or perhaps you are a recent graduate, intent on beginning your teaching/educational career?

Why not join a passionate and dedicated primary school and feel the benefit of broadening your experience and assisting children in their reading and writing development, in order to further your career in education!

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry Salford based primary school in recruiting a Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 academic support for a pupil in Year 4. This is a full-time role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in KS2 who require small group support and 1:1 support with Reading and Writing. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require academic interventions; have strong language and literacy skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
* Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
* Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:
-Teaching pupils with developmental difficulties in reading and writing
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the school:
This school has a relentless focus on improvement and teaching quality is excellent. There is great support for the most vulnerable pupils, and strong partnerships with external agencies ensures that staff are highly skilled and students are well supported. A sense of calm and purpose permeates the school, and pupils generally live up to the high expectations set by staff. Students get off to a flying start in the Early Years and Phonics is taught exceptionally well. Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the school.

About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a Teaching Assistant at this school include;
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

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