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Teaching Assistant

Basic Job Overview

> Teaching Assistant
> Wrexham
> Job Type: Full Time / Temporary
> Salary: £13.21 – £16.25/hour Free Ongoing Training

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Are you currently on supply but struggling to obtain regular work? If you are currently looking for a long term placement as a teaching assistant, Educate are hiring!

One of Educate's partner schools in the centre of Wrexham are looking for a full-time teaching assistant to join their team on a full-time basis until half-term. 

The role will be based primarily in KS2, working closely with a number of pupils in class who require extra support. The role will be varied and rewarding, from helping with literacy and numeracy intervention to offering emotional support throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to build a strong working relationship, giving the pupils the best possible chance to succeed in school. 

With this in mind, excellent organisation and time management in required, due to the nature of the role you will be required to meet with the pupils at the start of school, and spent the majority of the day working only with them, supporting their varying needs.

All work will be planned by the class teacher, however a desire to engage with and deliver the tasks in a way in which captures the imagination of the pupils you are working with is essential. 

You will be calming, yet set clear boundaries, giving them structure and consistency within the school setting. This is also an opportunity to build a strong connection with a highly reputable school, who have a proven track record of hiring supply staff on contract. 

Benefits of joining the Educate Group:

Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
Opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.
Responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant:

Support the teacher in preparing classroom materials.
Assist individual students and manage student behaviour.
Assess progress and provide feedback.
Create a positive learning environment, providing support during activities.
Help with administrative tasks.
Follow school policies and procedures.
 Requirements of a Teaching Assistant:

No qualifications are required, although good standards of literacy and numeracy are needed.
Experience working with children or young people would be beneficial. 
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
The ability to manage behaviour effectively.
A positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
Flexibility and adaptability.
Registrations required to be a Teaching Assistant:

An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.
Notes:

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.
If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don't hesitate to contact one of our team on (phone number removed)

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