Tradewind Manchester are working with a nurturing and purposeful primary school in central Oldham who have a large need for Teaching Assistants on both a long term / full time basis and for day-to-day supply cover. Working with this school will offer you the opportunity to broaden your experience and assisting children of all different walks of life in their education, development, and social wellbeing!
This two-form entry school are seeking to recruit a range of both experienced Teaching Assistants and Graduate Teaching Assistants who are beginning their career within education. The needs of their pupils are paramount, and staff must be able to engage pupils with interesting and exciting learning opportunities; based not only on the national curriculum, but also to include social skills, wellbeing, personal development, peer interaction and support for one and other.
The school's needs range from developmental assistance in reading, writing & maths, to one-on-one support for students with special educational needs and behavioural support. To be considered for this position you must have a can-do attitude; be prepared to perform whichever task is required of you; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels.
To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:
-A Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant bachelor's degree
-Primary School experience
-Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
-Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
-Have the legal right to work in the UK
This role will include:
-Teaching pupils with learning developmental difficulties, usually on a 1:1 basis
-Supporting students with special educational needs or behavioural issues
-Providing general support to the Class Teacher, including delivering small group interventions or providing classroom behaviour management
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for students to learn
About the school:
The leadership at this school is very good; pupils show pride in their school and the culture of inclusion and tolerance is exceptional. Strong teamwork amongst staff results in high quality teaching and excellent progress amongst students. Reading development in particular has increased dramatically in recent years. Parents are overwhelmingly positive about the school, Teaching Assistants are deployed effectively and support students in a considered, thoughtful, and differentiated manner. SEN & EAL students are supported in a way that means they make good progress and do not get left behind.
About the role:
-Day-to-Day experience on a rolling basis, with longer term opportunities for the right candidates
-Hours are 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time
The benefits of working as Graduate Teaching Assistant at this school include:
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:
-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!
-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Graduate Teaching Assistant position, located in Oldham. For more information about the role, contact Chris on (phone number removed) / (url removed)
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