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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Posted 15 January by Five Education

Five Education are looking for a Teaching Assistant for a school in Frome.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will have the opportunity to one to one with identified children and young people, encouraging them to learn and challenge themselves.

Some of the pupils have a diagnosis of Special Education Needs (SEN) such as Autism or ADHD and/ or mental health challenges. You will need to be patient, calm, resilient and compassionate.

Responsibilities and duties:
· Supporting 1:1 in class or in small groups
· Make learning fun and enjoyable
· Be a support to the pupils when they are struggling, and help them to calm down and remain focussed
· Build a strong relationship with the pupils and teaching staff to ensure that the pupils are achieving their potential

Essential Criteria:
· Be empathetic, kind and patient
· Have a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)
· Two recent child/vulnerable adult-based references, covering the last 2 years
· A relevant DBS/Police checks
· Able to work 8.30-3.30, consistently 2 to 5 days per week, term time only

The pay rate is £12.23 an hour. The day is 7 hours with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. Your daily rate of pay would be £79.50* but with the potential to earn more.

*Rate includes holiday pay

Pay: Five Education operates a PAYE payroll; this is the most transparent way to be paid with no hidden fees such as admin fee or employers NI. We are also proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer. Please note pay rate is for illustration and does include holiday pay.

Vetting: Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including reference checks, TRA checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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Reference: 51947249

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