New Directions Education are seeking to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work within a 2 year old provision for one of our partner schools in Ellesmere Port.
As a Level 2 Teaching Assistant, you will work alongside the teacher in the Pre-School as part of the Early Years Foundation Stage Team. You will play an important part in helping children to get the most out of their learning. The main feature of your role will be to support individuals or groups of children with day to day learning and play both in, and outside the classroom. In addition, you will support our teacher in organising the environment.
Daily tasks may include:
• setting up equipment and getting things ready for sessions.
• helping children who need extra support to complete tasks.
• listening to children, reading to them or telling stories .
• comforting and caring for children if they have an accident or are upset.
• helping the teacher to maintain records.
• undertaking observations of children and recording the outcomes.
We are looking for people who have a genuine interest in working with children: are interested in their development and learning and have good organisational and communication skills.
The school offer a lively, inclusive learning environment. The school ethos is one of commitment to the education of the whole child, fostering community involvement and nurturing a sense of belonging. They believe that everyone can achieve and would like to recruit a like-minded person.
The school have a strong team of very skilled staff who work in partnership with Governors. If you would like to join this friendly, caring team, please contact the school or call at the school office for an application pack.
Teaching, Learning or Classroom Assistants are now vital resources for teachers and are heavily relied upon in schools.
We specialise in recruiting Teaching Assistants (TA) who are qualified in the following;
We’ll also consider experienced Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school but do not hold any of the above qualifications.
A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:
As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to: