Teaching Assistant. Job in Luton Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1382375477-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Luton
  • Position: Teaching Assistant
  • Start date: ASAP.

An amazing opportunity at an OFSTED 'good' school that are looking to hire a teaching assistant for a KS2 classroom as soon as possible until the end of the academic year. Recent graduates or experienced teaching assistants are welcome to apply. The school believe that there are several personal qualities which are essential for a successful, productive and happy life in the future. The school believe that they play a key role in supporting children and setting them up for a successful future. This is achieved through the staff working together, with the families and the wider community, to support the development of well-rounded young adults.

As a KS2 teaching assistant you will be tasked with the responsibility of providing support to all the children in the classroom, helping with interventions for underperforming pupils, assisting SEN pupils one to one and aiding the higher achieving students when necessary.

The school are a 2-form entry with supportive staff across the year group that are happy to assist new staff members settle into their new setting. Furthermore, its closely located to a tube station and offers parking for all long-term staff.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TEACHING ASSISTANT

Teaching Assistant support for Pupils:

  • Support pupils to make good academic progress, under the direction of the teacher and Inclusion leader.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

Teaching Assistant Support for Teachers:

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work.
  • Use strategies, under the direction of the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.
  • Discuss with the teacher how learning activities are to be organised and what their own support role will be.

Qualifications needs as a Teaching Assistant:

Essential:

  • Good literacy skills - GCSE Grade C or above in English Language; Level 2 English or above; or equivalent
  • Good numeracy skills- GCSE Grade C or above in Maths; Level 2 Maths or above; or equivalent

Desirable for a teaching assistant:

  • An honours degree (preferably Upper Second) or equivalent

If you would like to be considered for this teaching assistant opportunity, please send your application and if successful we will contact you with full information about the role.

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.'