Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:02 Mar 2019
£50 - £60 per day + 25 Free Accredited CPD Courses

Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind Preston is working in partnership with a 'Good' Wigan Primary School to recruit for an EYFS Trained Teaching Assistant to provide whole class and small group support. This is an ideal school to build your career in as a Teaching Assistant, where staff and pupils are extremely welcoming, friendly and caring.

This is a happy, caring school where they place a great emphasis on fostering good relationships between children, staff, parents and the wider community. The school have strong parish links and believe these links help our children learn, grow and develop. Their enthusiastic staff are committed to delivering a challenging, inspiring and creative curriculum and they work hard alongside the children to ensure they achieve their full potential in all areas of school life.

Children start Nursery with skills which are typically below that for their age, particularly in speech and language development. Pupils make good progress from their starting points because the environment is welcoming and provides pupils with a range of different activities to engage them. Links are made to the topic pupils are learning. Some children were enjoying making currant buns out of dough while others were counting buns in the mathematics area.

Many children who attend Nursery join the Reception class and are joined by several children starting from different settings, including home. As children move through the Reception Year, they continue to make good progress and most children reach a good level of development and are ready to start Year 1. The proportion of children reaching a good level of development has increased over the last two years and reflects the continued improvements to the provision in early years.

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate excellent EYFS based curriculum knowledge. You must have a minimum of 12 months classroom-based experience and have excellent classroom-based references. This is a full-time role, starting in September 2018. The successful candidate will be required to provide small group and whole class support across the EYFS setting. You will be responsible for delivering and assessing small group 'Read, Write, Inc' Phonics up to Phase 1, supporting Guided Reading on a daily basis and monitoring pupil progression to ensure all learning targets are being met.

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

To be considered for the role of SEN Support Assistant it is essential that you have recent experience in a classroom setting in a voluntary or paid capacity. If you are a passionate Teaching Assistant please apply today with an up to date copy of your CV or call the office for a confidential discussion on 01772 977 333.

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.
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