TA2 Teaching Assistant

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Wiclif Way, Stockingford, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 8NH
Salary 12,366
17 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
Job Ref
Leah Glenn
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

TA2 Teaching Assistant

Permanent position – 26.25 hours (8.45am to 3.15pm). 39 weeks inc. TTDs

We are looking for an individual who shares our vision at St. Paul’s Church of England Primary School and enables our pupils to “Shine like stars in the world”.

St. Paul’s C of E Primary School is a happy, exiting, forward-looking school, committed to raising standards.  We have a team of Teaching Assistants who work in a variety of ways supporting the teaching and learning of pupils.  The successful candidate will join our fantastic team to provide support for our children.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not restricted to:
Curriculum Support

  • Contribute to curriculum planning and evaluation and assist in implementation.
  • Assist in the delivery of lessons/sessions and interact with the teacher and pupils as required.
  • Undertake agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting according to pupil responses.
  • Support and use ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.

Support for Pupils

  • Support individuals or groups during independent /group work, e.g. explain tasks, reinforce key objectives/concepts or vocabulary, use practical apparatus, support less able pupils, extend/challenge more able, keep pupils on task, interested, motivated and engaged.
  • Occasional support to whole class for short periods (eg story reading). Help pupils to develop communication skills and role play activity.
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils, encourage them to interact and work co-operatively and engage in activities.
  • Promote independence and development of self-esteem Assist in the personal, social, emotional development of pupils and development of self-esteem.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of IEPs/behaviour plans.
  • Use specialist skills/ knowledge/ training to provide support in specialist areas
  • Encourage and reinforce positive interactions between pupils working within any behaviour targets set 
  • Identify and report uncharacteristic behaviour patterns Assist with pupil supervision on trips off the premises, under overall guidance of the teacher.
  • Monitor and provide for general care, safety and welfare of pupils, including tasks connected with their social inclusion and personal/physical care.

Support for Teachers

  • Assist with lesson/activity planning, delivery and evaluation
  • Monitor individual/group achievements of key objectives and provide feedback to the teacher
  • Contribute to pupil assessment through observation and reporting
  • Record information relevant to assessment and review of pupils’ progress
  • Attend IEP and statement review meetings if appropriate
  • Support implementation of strategies to manage pupil behaviour and help manage pupil behaviour
  • Active involvement in day to day management of the learning environment including responsibility for the care and preparation of teaching aids, equipment, materials and differentiated resources.
  • Undertake routine and non-routine administrative tasks, eg produce worksheets, administer coursework
  • Liaise with parents/carers, specialist teachers and other professional staff, share and provide information

This is a significant role within our school and we know that it's pivotal for us to bring the right person in. We would be happy to welcome you into St. Paul’s to show you round our lovely school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post is subject to a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check.

To be considered for the post you must have:

Relevant Qualification/Experience

  • Hold a recognised and relevant NVQ level 2 qualification and have undertaken other appropriate training (preferably leading to national standards at NVQ level 3) or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, experience and skills.
  • Minimum GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at grades A-C
  • Have good communication and listening skills and be able to present information verbally and in writing to others.
  • Have experience of TA work.
  • Have attended further training on aspects of the curriculum or areas of specific special need.
  • Have good level of knowledge and understanding of at least one area of learning (eg English, maths, science, EY).
  • Display commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Value and respect the views and needs of children
  • Understand school’s policies and how they relate to local and national frameworks/policies (eg child protection, health and safety, equal ops, SEN,).
  • Can use ICT effectively to support learning and use other technology equipment. Can plan own work when required.
  • Can transfer theory/training into practice.
  • Can solve problems and can exercise initiative and independent action.
  • Is pro-active in offering ideas.

For further information or for an informal discussion contact Leah Glenn, Business Manager on 024 7638 3323 or glenn.l@welearn365.com

Closing Date - 2022-07-01

Interview Date- 2022-07-04




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