classroom assistant in leeds

job type
£ 60 per day
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job details

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
job type
working hours
£ 60 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you keen to embark on a new challenging role for the new Academic Year? We are hoping to appoint a Classroom Assistant into a well reputed and established Primary School in Leeds on a contract basis, with a view to extending for the right person!

The school is driven by success and is committed to developing its staff and pupils as a whole. They are looking for a hard working, dedicated and passionate Classroom Assistant to work alongside the Year 3 class Teacher to ensure pupils are reaping the most fun and rewarding benefits of learning.

The role will include:

* Ensuring that teaching materials are ready for use
* Listening to children read out loud
* Teaching children techniques which will help them to improve their reading
* Reading out loud to children
* Helping children who have learning difficulties to complete tasks
* Helping children make displays and putting these displays up around the classroom
* Providing general encouragement for all the children in the class
* Taking extra time to explain the teaching material to children who have not understood it the first time
* Helping teachers to assess the work and providing feedback to the children

The successful applicant will need to possess the following skills:

* The ability to motivate and provide encouragement to children of all ages and all backgrounds
* The ability to work well as part of a team
* The ability to use one's own initiative
* The ability to remain patient and calm under pressure
* A creative mind
* Good numeracy and literacy skills
* Tact and sensitivity
* The ability to discipline children
* A warm and approachable personality


* Competitive pay rate
* Free on-site parking
* Potential to go permanent for the right person
* Holidays as per the school
* Working with a supportive senior team who encourage and motivate staff

If you feel your skill set and experiences match those of the needs of the school for this role, please apply now with an up to date CV to be considered and a member of the Primary Team will be in touch.


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