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Teaching Assistant job vacancy in Sheffield

Job type:
£300 to £350 per week
Teaching Assistant
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Marc Baker
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Teaching Assistant job vacancy in Sheffield, Temporary position

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Sheffield

Start Date: ASAP

I am currently working with various Primary Schools in Sheffield and surrounding areas who are in need of Level 3 Teaching Assistants for daily cover and some longer term positions. The Teaching Assistant placements can range from cover for a TA off sick that day to covering from a TA off on maternity etc. Whatever the length or how long you want to work, we'll have the position for you so apply today.

We are looking for dedicated, fun-loving and self-motivated individuals to bring their skills and talents to the children in Primary Schools in and around Sheffield.

As a teaching assistant, you will be working closely with the class teacher, following their instructions and assisting them when needed.

Your duties will include:

  • Organising materials and facilitating the learning process for each child
  • Helping to guide children through self-directed activities, allowing them to develop at their own pace
  • Creating a nurturing, stimulating and safe learning environment.
  • You may also be required to undertake administration tasks such as handing out/collecting papers, photocopying, some light marking, putting up/taking down displays, etc.

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Be a positive influence to the children you support even if only for a day
  • Have a strong work ethic and take pride in your presentation, attendance and time keeping
  • Experience working with children with SEND would be desirable but not essential
  • Go above and beyond to ensure you build relationships with staff, parents and children
  • Be mindful to ensure that the children you support have a positive learning experience
  • Be able to recognise the child's needs & adapt the learning accordingly to ensure children thrive
  • Promote positive behaviour always
  • Engage with all children and boost their self-esteem
  • Have a sound understanding of the term 'Safe Guarding' and know the differences of safeguarding Children and yourself whilst in post.
  • Hold a Level 3 NVQ/CACHE or equivalent
  • Have a DBS on the online update service or be willing to apply for a new one
  • Be able to supply reference to cover the past 2 years including, most recent employer and relevant ref working within a classroom setting

Benefits of working through ITN Mark Education:

  • Excellent school resources
  • Good leadership from the Head teacher and senior teachers
  • Great team environment with strong determination from staff members to bring about improvement
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Support and guidance from an experienced Education Consultant
  • Local Schools
  • Competitive pay rates

Don't delay if you are driven and motivated please contact us today!

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.