teaching assistant - early years in leeds

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job type
contract
salary
£ 60 per day
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job details

posted
location
leeds, west yorkshire
job category
education
job type
contract
salary
£ 60 per day
reference number
SE1026450
phone
0113 246 2500
apply now

job description

Teaching Assistant
Leeds

A Primary School in the Leeds area are currently looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in their Early Years Stage on a contract basis starting as soon as possible, who is passionate about working with interactive and engaging children who can utilise and stretch their skill set in a EYFS setting.

As a TA you will be supporting pupils across a range of abilities as well as undertaking duties that free up a teachers time, such as preparing the classroom, resources and displays.

The role will involve:



* Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
* Make sure that the pupils that you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
* Manage challenging pupil behaviour
* Guide and monitor pupil progress and deliver this to the Teacher
* Carry out administrative duties such as preparing classroom resource
* Provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
* Help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunch-time duties
* Co-ordinate specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience
* Provide pivotal support to the teacher and other support staff
* Ensure a safe and healthy place of learning for the children
* Offer an approachable and helpful hand to the teacher with extra duties which they may need some assistance with

The successful candidate will need to have:



* Level 3 Qualified is advantageous
* A vibrant and organised approach to work
* Experience in a child based setting previously
* Can communicate effectively with both children and carers / parents
* An honest and reliable worker

This post is to start immediately and would ideally have applicants who are immediately available or on a short notice. Please feel free to apply and send your CV forward if you feel your experience and skill set is a match.