Tradewind Recruitment offers various Teaching Assistant Jobs in Hull, including junior level and experienced level jobs. Hull has been named the City of Culture for the 2nd year running so where better to start your teaching career than here. Tradewind Recruitment are here to make your job search easy, and you are sure to find the best Teaching Assistant roles in Hull to suit you. We offer a wide range of teaching roles, from permanent roles, to supply teaching jobs in Hull.
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To become a Teaching Assistant, you are helping young children pursue their dreams and reach their potential. When you become a Teaching Assistant, you get many different benefits such as flexible working hours and of course long holiday time, including half terms. Whether you are just starting out in teaching or want to take a step towards becoming a full-time teacher, a Teaching Assistant Role is perfect for you! In this role you will be working closely with individual students, monitoring how well they do in class, ensuring they understand lesson objectives and help them answer questions and assist them when they are stuck. You will be supporting young children to gain confidence and develop their knowledge. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be needed to help in all sorts of situations, the main being in large classrooms where the teacher may need assistance attending to students who need extra help.
You will gain vital hands-on experience of working in a classroom when you become a Teaching Assistant. The knowledge and insight you will gain will be extremely valuable in years to come. It won’t just be the children learning new things, but you will too. It may surprise how much you can grow as an individual by becoming a Teaching Assistant. So why not contact us at Tradewind Recruitment to find your Teaching Assistant in Hull.
Requirements to become a Classroom Teaching Assistant
- Younger students will have reading and writing tasks that will require your input.
- You will provide support for teachers in a variety of different classes, especially the larger ones.
- Help to run an efficient class and ensure all students are getting help and get seen to.
- Organise teaching material for the class ahead.
- Help out with school days and the organisation that goes into them.
- Go to teacher reviews and meetings.
Do I need qualifications?
The short answer to this question is no, however, having the relevant teaching qualifications will give you a great advantage and make you stand out from the crowd. If you don’t have any qualifications, then we suggest work experience within a school is a definite must have on your CV. Schools tend to employ trusted individuals who have that hands-on experience working in a school, whether it is a week or a month work experience.
Below are some main requirements of a teaching assistant:
- Having good writing, reading and numeracy skills are a must.
- Hands-on experience working with students, including infants.
- Schools require you to have good GCSE level qualifications in Maths, English, and Science.
- You will have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is given by the school, and you must pass.
What can I do to improve my prospects?
To improve your chances of becoming a Teaching Assistant try and have as much work experience as possible. If you are looking to have some form of qualification in teaching then you could look towards a Government Apprentice Scheme, there are plenty in the education industry. We would recommend two for Teaching Assistants, the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools. Also, you might want to give our teaching workshops a go, and we hold quite a few here at Tradewind Recruitment for everyone in the educational industry and for the beginners who want to get their foot in the door.
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