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Part Time Teaching Assistant

Part Time Teaching Assistant


We are currently searching for a Teaching Assistant to work on a 1-1 basis with EYFS experience available on a long-term basis. This role will be part time, 5 days a week with 2.5 hour shift in the morning and 2.5 hour shift in the afternoons. The school is based in Willenhall WV12.

About the school

The school we work with provide the best standard of care to their pupils the mission statement they live by is “Caring and Working Together". The school prides itself on being a place where children whatever their race, colour or creed can work in a secure environment. They will learn to respect each other, their families, friends, traditions and of course themselves.  They are concerned with the whole education of the child. They hope, above all, that each child will develop fully to his or her potential by providing equality of opportunity throughout the curriculum. They aim to provide skills and knowledge for the children to understand the world around us, and for use in adult life. They wish to develop young people who have experienced some success in school and have positive attitudes about themselves, and children who are becoming socially aware and will become caring members of the society. The school supports the Primary Curriculum Aims of Walsall Education Authority, promoting and fostering development of skills, interests and attitudes which are appropriate to the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social stages of each child's development.

The role itself

The role will be on a 1-1 basis supporting two specific children with their learning development needs. This will be by doing the following:

To implement agreed work programmes with an individual pupil and support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils.
To assist the teacher in the whole planning, teaching, and assessment cycle.
To supervise and support a specific pupil.
To support excellent progress for a specific child across all areas of development through effective participation in observation, assessment, and planning.
Assist with the development and implementation of intervention or specialist care plans.
To help create a stimulating environment which supports learning.
What to expect from applicants?

Working with these young people means you can make a real and significant impact on their lives and that is what working in school is all is about- Ambition and a commitment to school community is key!

We would like applicants to have experience in supporting teaching and learning, either within the UK or a British International setting. Experience of working with SEN children is essential.

To be successful in your application, you should have experience in one or more of the following:

• Hold a relevant UK teaching assistant qualification- for example Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools.

• Knowledge of the UK Primary Curriculum

• Able and willing to travel to the Willenhall area

• Exceptionally dedicated to supporting pupils achieve the very best through an all-inclusive curriculum particularly those with complex learning needs.

Smile Education are a Crown Commercial Services (CCS) approved supplier; through this partnership we are currently assisting some of the UK’s largest multi-academy trusts, including Reach2 and Ark. We are also offering a £50 joining bonus to anyone who registers with ourselves!

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications

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