Tradewind Recruitment has a number of Teaching Assistant Jobs in Preston, from entry level candidates to more experienced roles and supply teaching jobs in Preston; we have the perfect role for you. Not only do we cater to Preston, but we also have all types of teaching jobs up and down the UK. Tradewind Recruitment will help find the perfect job for you, finding out exactly what you are looking for.
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When you become a Teaching Assistant at junior or entry level, you are able to show of your confidence and your love of working with children. Your main priority as a Teaching Assistant will be to support children as their knowledge develops, you will work closely with pupils in groups and individually. Working closely with the teacher is also part of your job, organising lesson plans and preparing lesson material prepared. If there is a large classroom filled with students the teacher may not have enough time to speak to individual students, this is where your help becomes highly valuable. You help students that may need 1 to 1 support.
Looking into your future, where would you like to be? If the answer is to become a full-time teacher, then a Teaching Assistant role would be ideal for you. It is a great starting point for anyone getting into the teaching industry. You take an advantage in having the knowledge and experience of being in the classroom in real life situations; this is experience becomes invaluable in the years to come. When you become a Teaching Assistant you have the variety of working with different age ranges and in different subject classes. So why not get in touch with Tradewind Recruitment today and see how we can get you a Teaching Assistant job in Preston.
Requirements to become a Classroom Teaching Assistant
- Helping students with their reading and writing skills.
- Support the teacher, making sure they can run the class smoothly and giving effective teaching.
- Preparing for a lesson and sorting out materials for the day ahead.
- Supervising students and organise school days out.
- Attend teacher meetings and reviews.
Do I need qualifications?
Generally, you don’t need qualifications to become a Teaching Assistant; however, it does work as a great advantage and will make you stand out from the crowd. It is recommended to have the relevant work experience within a school environment, as it reassures your future employer that you are a confident individual and know how teachers organise classrooms and lessons.
Below are some main requirements of a teaching assistant:
- You must have great writing, reading and numeracy skills.
- Experience working with children, students and infants.
- Have a good standard of GCSE grades – Maths, English and Science in particular.
- You will be DBS checked by the school. They are a Disclosure and Barring service check and you must pass this to be able to work in the school.
What can I do to improve my prospects?
To improve your chance of getting into teaching, whether that is becoming a Teaching Assistant or further, we hold many different Teaching Workshops here at Tradewind Recruitment. The will help you gain more knowledge in the Teaching Industry. If you don’t have any teaching qualifications, but would like to, then we suggest using a Government Apprentice Scheme. You can gain NVQ qualifications such as the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and Level 2 in Support Work in Schools.
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