Teaching Assistant

Tower Hamlets, London
Date Posted:21 Oct 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Tower Hamlets, London
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Would you be interested in working on a large school site which has excellent facilities and offers a stimulating environment for children to learn?

The Location:
This Primary School is located in Mile End in East London and can be accessed through numerous stations including Stepney Green and Limehouse. There is also a bus stop close to the school where you can commute on the 339 from the surrounding area.

The School:
This Tower Hamlets school is very proud of its community and they are strongly committed to the arts. Their impressive grounds offer a rich space for students to learn, and the curriculum is well resourced and enhanced by specialist teaching for music, art, dance, computing and design and technology. Staff at this school have high expectations for every child's wellbeing and achievement, and they are very passionate about the education that they provide. Parents and Carers of the children take every opportunity to support and engage with the school and their child's learning, and this has created a happy school where students are supported at home as well with their continuous learning development.

The Candidate:
The successful applicant for this full time Year 2 Teaching Assistant role must have previous experience working in and supporting KS1 lessons. There is the possibility that this post will last until the end of the academic year, so applicants must be able to commit to a five day a week role and be happy to remain in a school for a long-term placement. Every applicant must have excellent communication skills and a thorough knowledge of the KS1 curriculum. SEN knowledge is important and experience working with a range of needs is important for this role. If you are trained to work with children who have medical needs and are able to peg feed then this is highly desirable.

The Role:
*Supporting the Year 2 Class Teacher to ensure the students make progress towards their targets.
*Listening to students read and helping to track that this reading is completed at home.
*Working one on one or in small groups with students who need additional support.
*Helping the teacher plan for the lesson through differentiating appropriately and preparing the classroom.
*Creating educational displays within the classroom.

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 a brilliant bonus!
*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

All applicants for this long term and full time Year 2 Teaching Assistant role must have experience within KS1 and be passionate about supporting students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.

This Year 2 TA position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas police Clearances and professional reference checks. Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for the Teaching Assistant role in Tower Hamlets or alternatively, please contact Holly or Harriet on 0207 845 5450/ holly.martin@twrecruitment.com / Harriet.Gmur-Pierre@twrecruitment.com;

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.
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