Supply Teaching Assistants

Posted 5 February by Protocol Education
Are you a recent graduate with a passion for education and/or thinking about career in teaching?

Are you passionate about working with children and contributing to their academic, social and personal development?

Are you looking for local work with flexible hours?

If you answered Yes to all of the above, keep reading, as Protocol Education is currently on a hunt for Teaching Assistants.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, adaptable and work well in a team; people who will have strong Numeracy and Literacy skills and professional working manner. A good sense of humour and interesting hobbies (i.e. cooking, arts) which could be shared with children in the classroom would be bonus.
We offer day-to-day and long term roles which involve supporting pupils across all key stages, on a 1-2-1 basis or/and small groups. You will be asked to assist children with their work - in particular their Literacy and Numeracy skills, and record their progress and any incident throughout the day. The roles may also require mentoring pupils with lower learning abilities, and social or behaviour difficulties.

Roles and responsibilities:
•Providing support to children in Key Stage 1 & 2
•Assisting the children with their work - in particular their Literacy and Numeracy skills.
•Recording all progress and any incidents throughout the day and relaying this information to the relevant party.
•Following the IEP, ensuring they are effectively working towards their targets.
•Using effective behaviour management when they become defiant, in line with the school's behaviour management policy.
•Liaising with the SENCO and other support staff regularly - discuss strategies to support the children during lessons.
•Preparing resources to assist the children in lessons.
•Taking the children to a designated area away from the classroom when they become anxious, stressed or upset.
•Carrying out general administrative duties as required e.g. photocopying, wall displays etc.

Essential skills and attributes:
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•Professional working manner.
•Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour.
•Good understanding of the Primary School curriculum.
•Excellent behaviour management skills.
•Commitment to the role and all duties involved
•Enthusiastic and passionate personality

If you feel this description matches your personality, please contact Kate on or apply online at .

In return we offer you:
• Competitive rates of pay
• Social nights out with the rest of Protocol staff
• £250 Referral Bonus for each teacher you refer to us
• CPD training programmes

*they must work for at least 20 days for Protocol in order to claim the Bonus.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.

Reference: 34393462

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