Teaching Assistant

Kingston upon Thames, London
£375 - £425 per week
Education and Training
Full Time

A popular primary school in Kingston, South West London, are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with children who have Special Education Needs providing 1:1 support and small group support.

As part of your role, you will be working alongside the class teacher and Assistant Head to support learning.

Some Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities whilst learning indoors and outdoors.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid, daily medication and welfare matters.
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs.
  • Create and maintain a creative, purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work.
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities.
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.
  • Support the use of computing in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • Be aware of, and support, difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • experience of working with children
  • the ability to work as a member of a team
  • a patient & calm nature
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • good spoken and written English and Maths skills
  • good organisational skills
  • self motivation
  • flexibility
  • good sense of humour

Who are Career Teachers

Career Teachers is an established and trusted education recruitment company specialising in providing teachers and support staff to primary, secondary and SEND schools throughout the UK. From London to Leeds, we have branches all over the UK with in-depth local knowledge and specialist insight. Our South London Primary Team specialise in recruiting education professionals for mainstream Primary Schools across South, South East and South West London. Working with Career Teachers will give you access to free CPD – We regularly run free training evenings, to support you to enhance and develop your skills. We cover areas like SEND, behaviour management, PECS and Makaton, among others.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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