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 which will allow you to stretch your skills and abilities? Please read on and apply today.

We are hoping to appoint a Classroom Assistant into a well reputed and established Primary School in Leeds on a contract basis, on-going from as soon as possible, with a view to going permanent 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
* Helping the teacher to plan lessons
* 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
* Taking notes for children who have difficulty keeping up with the pace of the class
* Helping children make displays and putting these displays up around the classroom
* Taking charge of group activities and making sure all students are involved
* Taking charge of children who have problems or have had an accident
* 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
* Planning sports days and extra-curricular activities
* Taking charge of these activities on the day
* Keeping parents informed of the progress of their children and listening to any queries
* Keeping classroom records and notes about the progress of all the children
* Advising and providing support for other classroom assistants
* Providing advice to teachers about their specialist subjects

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

Benefits of this role:

* Competitive pay rate
* Holidays as per the school
* A dedicated team of staff to support you
* Free parking
* Easily accessible via public transport
* Working with an enthusiastic class of children who strive to get the best from their lessons
* Opportunity to express and use ideas and experiences

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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