teaching assistant in leeds

04 February 2019
emma learmonth, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 75 per day, Other Benefits + Progression
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 75 per day, Other Benefits + Progression
Non Teaching
reference number
emma learmonth, randstad education
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job description

Ready for a new start? Are you a Teaching Assistant with 1-1 experience in Key Stage 1, working with autistic children? Brilliant! We would love to hear from you today.

A primary school in the Leeds area is looking for an experienced teaching assistant who is passionate about working with interactive and engaging children and who wants to stretch their skill set. This role entails supporting a Key Stage 1 pupil with autism and will require personal care assistance. The school is based in the inner city.

You will benefit from a competitive rate of pay, holidays as per the school, an encouraging and motivating team to work with, free parking and a relaxing staff room to wind down in during break time.

Key Responsibilities Include:

* Delivering tailored tuition on a one-to-one basis or in a small group.
* Making sure that the pupil that you are supporting is able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity.
* Supporting the social and emotional development of your pupil, reporting any issues as necessary.
* Guiding and monitoring the pupil's progress.
* Carrying out administrative duties such as preparing classroom resources.
* Providing support outside of your normal classes, such as help during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips.
* Undertaking personal care tasks where required to do so.
* Co-ordinating specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience.
* Providing pivotal support to the teacher and other support staff.
* Maintaining a safe and healthy place of learning for the children.

The successful candidate will need to have:

* Experience working with autistic children
* Experience working with children on a 1:1 basis (advantageous but not required)
* A vibrant and organised approach to work
* Experience in a child-based setting - ideally Key Stage 1 in a Primary School
* The ability to communicate effectively with both children and carers/parents
* A reliable and honest manner

Benefits of taking this role:

* Parking on site
* Easy access via public transport
* Competitive rate of pay
* Holidays as per the school
* Potential to go permanent
* Long term position

This exciting position seeks candidates who are immediately available or can work short notice. Please feel free to apply and send your CV forward if you feel your experience and skill set is a match.


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