PART TIME YEAR 4 TEACHING ASSISTANT LANCASTER. Job in Lancaster Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1382376925-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: General Teaching Assistant - Part Time - Year 4

Location: Lancaster

Start Date: Week commencing Monday 2nd September 2024

Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 11.30am until 3.15pm - long term

Position Overview:

Veritas Education are seeking a passionate, experienced and qualified KS2 Teaching Assistant to join a supportive and hard-working primary school in Lancaster. This position is part time, supporting every Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from from 11.30am until 3.15pm.

This will be supporting in their Year 4 class. They are looking for an experienced TA who who can confidently run intervention groups or work one-to-one with a child with significant behavioural issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to all pupils in Year 4, including Special Educational Needs (SEN) in the classroom setting.
  • Assist the teacher in implementing EHCPs
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for all pupils, including those with challenging behaviours.
  • Implement interventions to support students' social, emotional, and academic development.
  • Work closely with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other professionals to assess students' needs and progress.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to adapt lesson plans and materials to meet the diverse needs of pupils.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group intervention support to pupils with SEN, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Monitor and record pupils' progress, behaviours, and achievements, and provide feedback to the teacher and SENCO.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers, providing updates on pupils' progress and behaviour.
  • Attend training sessions and professional development opportunities to enhance skills.

Requirements:

  • Teaching Assistant Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with children or young people preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong behaviour management skills, with the ability to implement effective strategies to support pupils with challenging behaviours.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Understanding of different SEN conditions and the impact they may have on learning and behaviour.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced classroom environment.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or a related field are essential
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance, or willingness to obtain one.
  • Commitment to promoting inclusion and equality for all students.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your CV or contact Sarah Maclachlan on (phone number removed) at Veritas Education or email your CV to (url removed).

Deadline for Applications:

MONDAY 15th JULY 2024

Contact Information:

For further information please contact Sarah Maclachlan on (phone number removed)

What Veritas Offers:

  • Excellent rate of pay to support cost of living, including holiday pay (PAYE). Paid in-line with Lancashire County Council teacher pay scale.
  • Personalised recruitment support from a friendly and dedicated Education Consultant, with 11 years' experience working with the local primary schools.
  • Support and advice with CV and applications.
  • Access to training courses, support CPD
  • Refer a friend scheme - 250 per candidate referred.
  • Loyalty scheme - guaranteed pay each week.
  • Pension contributions

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'