Teaching Assistant Grade 1

Expiring today

Heronswood Road, Kidderminster, DY10 4EX
£13 372.94 per annum
12 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021
Amanda Nash
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


32.5 hours per week  TTO+TEDS

Start Date- 8th November, 2021 or asap

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant at Heronswood Primary and Pre School, the school is part of The Rivers CofE Academy family of schools.

What are we looking for:

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced and highly skilled Teaching Assistant to work in either KS1 or KS2 dependant on the candidate’s experience.

You will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a KS1 classes/KS2 classes
  • Have current knowledge of KS1 Curriculum/KS2 Curriculum
  • Good understanding of supporting behaviour in a nurturing environment
  • Able to work with children 1:1 as required, including children with additional needs
  • Able to work in the whole class environment and use your own initiative
  • Excellent emotional intelligence and good interpersonal skills
  • Drive and passion and be flexible and creative
  • Excellent communication skills and be positive and hard working
  • Understanding of how children learn and develop
  • Understanding to differing children’s needs
  • Understanding of how to nurture and support children

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting teacher and pupils
  • Working with pupils on an individual or group basis as required by the class teacher.
  • Assisting in offsite visits
  • Aiding pupils with special needs to access all subjects of the national curriculum and encourage their independence as learners
  • Motivating and encouraging pupils to behave well in and around school
  • Meeting the physical and/ or hygiene needs of pupils as required
  • Supporting children at lunchtime

Closing date – Thursday 21st October, 2021 at 12.00pm       

Interview Date – Wednesday 3rd November, 2021 (am)

Please note if you have not been contacted by Friday 22nd October, 2021 then you have not been successfully shortlisted on this occasion.

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