Senior Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1320805798-2
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: SENDhelp Limited
  • Location: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role: Senior Assistant Teacher

Location: Princes Risborough

Salary: (Apply online only) per a week

Ready to make a significant impact in education? Join our dynamic team at a fantastic school in Princes Risborough. We're looking for a senior teaching assistant to join us!

Senior Assistant Teacher Role:

  • The role of Cover Supervisor, overseeing entire classes during teacher's short-term absences.
  • Provide support and intervention to withdrawal and small groups as necessary.
    Lead Assistant Teachers when required.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff in all aspects of planning, including resource management.
  • Enhance the delivery of the national curriculum in alignment with teacher instructions and contribute to the evolution of Academy policies and strategies.
  • Support pupils, teachers, and the school in enhancing overall achievement standards for all students, including those with special educational needs (SEN), English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners, Gifted and Talented (GT) students, Free School Meal (FSM) recipients, and underachievers.
  • This involves utilising advanced knowledge and skills in planning, monitoring, assessing, and class management.
  • Foster independence among students, provide welfare support, and promote inclusive practices across all school activities.
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning: Assist the teacher in delivering lessons and providing support to individual students or small groups.
  • Classroom Management: Help maintain discipline and create a conducive learning environment.
  • Resource Preparation: Assist in preparing teaching materials, setting up equipment, and organising resources for lessons.
  • Assessment and Feedback: Assist in assessing student's work and providing constructive feedback under the guidance of the teacher.
  • Behavioural Support: Assist in managing challenging behaviour, implementing behaviour management strategies, and supporting student's social and emotional development.
  • Administrative Tasks: Help with administrative duties such as record-keeping, maintaining student records, and organising classroom resources.
  • Communication: Maintain effective communication with teachers, parents, and other staff members regarding student's progress, achievements, and any concerns.

Qualifications ideal but not essential:

  • NVQ level 2 in numeracy & literacy (or equivalent)
  • Range of relevant CPD in preparation for the role
  • HLTA qualification
  • 2 Years of Experience working with in a school as teaching assistant

Job Benefits for our SENDhelp Senior Assistant Teacher:

  • Access to over 400 online courses free of charge: Enhance your skills and knowledge with a wide range of online courses designed to increase your competency in the relevant field.
  • Holiday Pay Scheme: Enjoy the peace of mind of getting paid during the school holidays.
  • Full Support from Your Consultant: Benefit from the guidance and mentorship of a dedicated consultant who will support you throughout your placement and ensure you have all the necessary resources.
  • Competitive Pay, Paid to Scale or Above: We pay candidates via P.A.Y.E, ensuring that no commission is taken from your salary.
  • What you earn is what you take home!