Teaching Assistant

Barking, Essex
Date Posted:26 May 2019

Teaching Assistant

Barking, Essex
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To work as a teaching assistant (TA) you'll need an interest in education, a non-judgemental attitude and a passion for seeing young people succeed

TAs support learning activities in schools and nurseries. They can work with individual pupils, groups of children or, on occasion, a whole class.

As a TA you'll support pupils across a range of abilities as well as undertaking duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom.

Your duties will depend on your experience, training and TA status. Generally, you'll need to:

*Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
*Make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
*Support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required
*Support the teacher in managing challenging pupil behaviour and promoting positive behaviour
*Listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
*Guide and monitor pupil progress
*Help with the planning of some lessons
*Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils' progress
*Carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources
*Look after pupils who have had accidents, need help dressing or are upset
*Create art displays of pupils' artwork
*Provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
*Help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunchtime duties
*Supervise other support staff
*Coordinate specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience.

You may be asked to work in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

This position is for a primary school based in Barking, the school is in a great location which is easily accessible from the District Line.

The role will be to start immediately and will run until July 2020.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a General Teaching Assistant, Barking. Or for more information about the role, contact Daniel Fayaz on 0207 845 5450 / daniel.fayaz@twrecruitment.com quoting reference 858585

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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