Teaching Assistant / Learning Support / Recent Graduates Considered

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12257
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £22,737 to £23,058
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata + Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Teaching & Education Jobs. Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant with a good standard of numeracy and literacy and excellent interpersonal skills is required for an Academy Trust based in Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire.

Experience within the classroom or with learning support would be an advantage but is not essential.  If you are a graduate considering a career in teaching this is an ideal stepping stone to gain valuable experience.

 

SALARY: £22,737 – £23,058 FTE / £15,548 Actual Annual Salary + Benefits 

LOCATION: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire

JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Permanent (term time only)

WORKING HOURS: 29.5 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday and Thursday and 8.30am – 3.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, term time only, 39 weeks

START DATE: September 2024

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant with a good standard of numeracy and literacy and excellent interpersonal skills.

Working as the Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant you will be enthusiastic and calm and will have a genuine interest in working with students who have a variety of additional needs.

As the Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant you will work closely with teaching and non-teaching staff and will provide support across a range of different curriculum subjects.  The ability to work flexibly and independently are important qualities for the role.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and key responsibilities as the Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Classroom Assistant will include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of early morning catch up sessions with individual students and small groups as directed by the SENCo
  • Support staff in dealing with safeguarding issues as appropriate
  • Assist with the induction of new staff
  • Keep up to date with new pedagogy/ new technologies/ curriculum initiatives and their use and impact to enhance learning across the curriculum
  • Participate in the evaluation of the learning support programmes
  • Maintain student progress records
  • In conjunction with the class teacher and/or other professionals assist the development of a system of recording student’s progress
  • Contribute to reviews of student’s progress
  • Carry out special duties if the student's Statement specifies e.g. In the case of a physical disability some help with exercises may be necessary (training will be given), or maintain frequent liaison with parents in order to monitor the disability
  • Provide regular feedback about a student to the teacher
  • Take into account the special needs of student involved, to aid the student to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own by, for example:
    • clarifying and explaining instructions
    • ensuring that all students are able to use equipment and materials provided
    • motivating and encouraging student as required
    • assisting in weak areas, e.g. language, behaviour, reading, spelling, handwriting and presentation, etc
    • helping students to concentrate on and finish work set
    • meeting physical needs as required whilst encouraging independence
  • Assist with class teacher (and other professionals as appropriate), in the development of a suitable programme of support for students with special needs

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a genuine interest in working with students who have a variety of additional needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Able to work flexibly and independently
  • Calm under pressure
  • Experience in the classroom would be an advantage

 

BENEFITS

  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Free on-site car park
  • Staff membership rates to the modern on-site Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Good transport links

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will ensure that all their recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service / DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12257

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