Teaching Assistant, Year 2 & Foundation Stage 2, Merseyside

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity: Part-Time Teaching Assistant Needed for Wirral School

Position: Teaching Assistant
Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Start Date: ASAP
Contract: Part-Time, Every Friday, Till Summer 2024

Are you a compassionate and enthusiastic individual looking to support students’ learning in a dynamic school setting? An exciting part-time opportunity is available for a Teaching Assistant at a welcoming school on the Wirral. This role involves providing general support in Year 2 in the mornings and Foundation Stage 2 in the afternoons each Friday until the summer of 2024.

Key Responsibilities:
– Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging lessons and activities for Year 2 students in the morning
– Support the development and learning of Foundation Stage 2 students in the afternoon
– Provide individualised support to students with diverse learning needs
– Help maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment for all students

Requirements:
– Previous experience working with children in an educational setting is desirable
– Strong communication and teamwork skills
– A patient and caring attitude towards supporting students’ progress and well-being
– Willingness to engage in a variety of classroom tasks and activities as needed

If you are passionate about education and enjoy making a positive impact on young learners’ lives, we invite you to apply for this rewarding role as a Teaching Assistant.

Join a dedicated team at this Wirral school and play a vital role in supporting the educational journey of Year 2 and Foundation Stage 2 students every Friday until the summer of 2024. This part-time opportunity offers a valuable and fulfilling experience for individuals who are committed to fostering a supportive learning environment for children.

Teaching 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;

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education
  • BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)

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.

Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)

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:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD)

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
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress
  • 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

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

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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