The Education Staffing Partnership

Welsh National Approved Framework Agency

We are currently recruiting for an experienced teaching assistant to work in a Primary School on a one to one support with a pupil in foundation phase with learning difficulties.  The pupil is non verbal so knowledge of Makaton would be beneficial.  Personal care is also required.

The hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 11am but should additional staff be required in the school, these hours maybe extended.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated, positive, professional, able to use their own initiative and able to think quickly in challenging situations. As each day can be different, an adaptable and flexible approached is essential.

What we offer:

Competitive rates of pay
Dedicated consultants
Exposure to schools in your area leading to permanent positions
Training on manual handling, physical intervention and learning difficulties will be provided

Requirements:

Teaching Assistant qualification or a minimum of 3 months similar experience
Registered with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) in the necessary category
Current DBS (registered with the Update Service)

Expectations:

Ability to build good relationships with both staff and pupils
Passionate about working with children
Be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
Be committed and dedicated to working on supply
Adapt teaching methods and work to suit different age groups and abilities

Supply work is fast becoming the best way to gain long term or permanent positions as the schools can see your skills and attributes first hand. More frequently, Supply staff have the advantage at interview for long term roles as they usually have prior knowledge of the school ethos and pupil capabilities.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and cover letter to celine.gulliford@espartnership.wales.

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