General Teaching Assistant - Northallerton

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Teaching / Learning Assistants
Yorkshire & Humberside
Other - North Yorkshire
Salary Description:
Competitive Pay
Principal Teachers
Job Ref:

Principal Teachers are seeking to recruit a General Teaching Assistant on behalf of a primary school in the Northallerton area. The Head Teacher requires a motivated and committed GTA to support teaching and learning on a full time basis in KS1. You will be based across Years 1 and 2 and be required to work with small groups of children delivering morning interventions in Maths and English as well as providing whole class support on an afternoon. The position is available to start in September or as soon as possible.

Based in Northallerton, the school is well regarded within the local area and is well resourced. Staff enjoy working collaboratively and are well respected by parents and pupils alike. The successful applicant will need to show a willingness to engage in the wider life of the school and fully embrace the school ethos. You will need to demonstrate excellent curriculum knowledge and be qualified to Level 3 (supporting teaching and learning in schools). The Head Teacher is seeking to appoint an individual, who is enthusiastic and passionate about education and helping children to achieve.

The successful applicant will have:

• Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (CACHE or NCFE or equivalent)
• Strong behaviour and classroom management skills
• Previous experience of delivering the primary curriculum and supporting teaching and learning in an education setting in the UK
• Knowledge of the current Primary National Curriculum
• Enthusiasm for the role and a creative flare
• The ability to form excellent working relationships with staff and pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds
• Experience of planning and assessment to a very high standard
• A commitment to improving attainment for all students
• A proven track record for raising attainment and achieving targets

The benefits of working with Principal Teachers:

• No umbrella companies, you can be paid PAYE as standard
• For long term supply teachers, we offer a PAID DAY OFF on your birthday (T&C’s apply)
• Investment in CPD opportunities
• Over 16 years’ experience providing premium standard staff to schools across Yorkshire and North East regions
• We are advocates of fair pay and conditions and work hard to offer competitive remuneration for supply staff
• We are proud to be reputable for our ethical and friendly service
• Supportive Recruiters who will regularly check how you are getting on and listen to your feedback

Principal Teachers are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment vetting checks. Principal Teachers are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the high-volume of applications we expect to receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Principal Teachers
Tel: 01748352100
Contact: Kate Green

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