Primary School Teaching Assistant, Lancashire

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £425 - 450 per week
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

Primary School Teaching Assistant
Immediate Start
£425-£450 Weekly Pay (PAYE – No Umbrella Company)

We are looking for a Passionate and Motivated Teaching Assistant to join our Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Primary School in Skelmersdale. As a Teaching Assistant you will support access to learning for pupils and supporting the teacher with managing pupils and the classroom. If you are looking for a new career move then this could be for you.

Person Specification;

  • GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grace C) in English and Maths.
  • First-aid training, or willingness to complete it
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • Experience working in a school environment or other educational settings
  • Experience planning and delivering learning activities.
  • Enjoy of working with children

As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to:

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, ALNCO and class teachers
  • Use ICT skills to advance pupils learning
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
  • Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all pupils in learning and extracurricular activities.
  • Active listening skills

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

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