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Trainee Teaching Assistant

Trainee Teaching Assistant


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Trainee Teaching Assistant/Teaching Assistant Training Programme/Entry Level Teaching Assistant/Unqualified Teaching AssistantLocation u2013 HackneyPayu00A0u00A0- u00A370 - u00A375 per daySalary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualificationsu00A0required for this position can be found below.u00A0Contract dates - ASAP, OngoingSmart Teachers work with thousands of primary, secondary and SEND schools and alternative provisions across England. Weu2019re passionate about making a positive impact in education.

In partnership with schools in our local communities, we are proud to launch our National Teaching Assistant Programme, designed to support those who want to start a Teaching Assistant career.The ProgrammeWorking alongside our client schools, we will provide the successfulu00A0Trainee Teaching Assistantu00A0with high quality training and paid on the job experience.Following a successful interview and pending suitability, safeguarding and identity checks, we will work to secure you a paid placement in a school to further develop your skills.u00A0You will be supported in deciding whether youu2019d prefer to work in primary, secondary or SEND provisions and will receive ongoing support from a dedicated consultant.Prior to starting your placement, you will be required to complete a training programme deliveredu00A0byu00A0Smart Teachers and school leaders, which will give you the essential skills you need to work as a Teaching Assistant.The RoleThe role of a Teaching Assistant is vital in the day-to-day running of schools. The best Teaching Assistants have excellent communication skills and are able to build positive relationships with pupils and staff, quickly and effectively.Depending on the role and the school, you will be working with the class teacher to manage behaviour, support with interventions, and provide additional support to children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities).You will assist the class teacher with recording and reporting on pupil progress and behaviour, and help ensure that children are making good progress in the classroom.Requirementsu00A0 To be considered for theu00A0National Teaching Assistant Programme, you will:u00A0nu00B7 Be compassionate, understanding and caring.u00B7 Be able to build positive relationships with children and young people.u00B7 Be passionate and driven about improving the outcomes for children and young people.u00B7 Be flexible, proactive and a team player.u00B7 Understand the crucial importance of keeping children and young people safe.u00B7 Be able to demonstrate at interview the reasons why you want to start a career in education, and explain your understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant and the important part they play in the school community.u00B7 Be committed to completing the required training and participating in ongoing CPD.u00B7 Be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS check and register with the Update Service.nSmart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children,u00A0young peopleu00A0and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously.

All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.u00A0Smart TeachersSmart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.u00A0Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.u00A0Whatu00A0Smart Teachers offeru00A0 As a valued employee ofu00A0Smart Teachers, you will receive:u00A0nExcellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Payu00A0Asu00A0You Earn (PAYE) system.u00A0Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).u00A0Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).u00A0Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workersu2019 Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.u00A0FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.u00A0Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.u00A0u00A0nu00A0How to applyu00A0 If you are an individual who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.u00A0Apply today via this website, or for more information about the training programme please contactu00A0the Secondary Team onu00A00207 065 7500 quoting the reference DXUNTAPhackney.#SmartSupport

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