Teaching Assistant ( 2 post available) 1 year September 2022 Start

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Chesterton, Newcastle Under Lyme
Actual salary £15,849
21 Jul 2022
18 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours

To work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Provide general support to the teacher in the care of pupils, and management of the classroom. Assist teachers in the following:


Support to Pupils


  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters.
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Carry out interventions with pupils in a small group or 1:1. 
  • Support to pupils who have an SEN needs and require additional support.
  • Input to children’s IEP and learning plans

Support to Teacher


  • Prepare classroom as directed for lessons, clear afterwards and assist with and maintain displays of pupils’ work, notice boards, shelving systems etc.
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks, e.g. pupil record keeping as requested.
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.
  • Appropriate liaison with parents on general pupil matters.

Support to Curriculum


  • Support pupils to understand instructions in relation to curriculum subject e.g. KS1 Phonics.
  • Prepare and maintain general equipment/resources as directed by the teacher.
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes and to ensure appropriate skill level obtained to undertake role, e.g. behaviour management strategies.

Support to School


  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required. Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times and at lunchtimes.

Interviews will take place on 22nd August 2022

Please send completed application forms to mtucker@cfp.school

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