Teaching Assistant

Expiring today

Teaching Personnel
Up to £10,000
20 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Teaching Assistant

Job Description:

This role involves working as a 1:1 teaching assistant with a year 1 pupil in a mainstream setting who needs additional support in the classroom and around the school. This child sometimes struggles to behave correctly and needs a role model to show them how to behave appropriately in the classroom and on the play yard. Additionally, you will need to prompt the child to stay on task and help with their academic work when needed. The pupil sometimes struggles to understand instructions given by the classroom teacher so you will be to reiterate or explain instructions in a different way to make sure the pupil understands the task.

The School:

This school located in Abergavenny is at the heart of the community. The happiness, achievement and wellbeing of everyone are central to the ethos of the school. The school aspire to build and active learning community through innovative, creative curriculum in an environment of mutual respect where all potential is nurtured and high standards are achieved. This school states that 18% of the pupils are on the additional learning needs register, although very few have a statement of special education needs. In their latest inspection ESTYN commented most pupils make appropriate progress in the development of many of their skills as they move through the school and pupils with additional learning needs make particularly good progress.

Ideal Candidate:
  • Have confidence and resilience when dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Be engaging and pro-active when working with pupils
  • Demonstrate good patience and nursing personality
  • Show strong levels of compassion and empathy
  • Have the ability to support pupils in their academic work
  • Previous experience as a teaching assistant not needed


If this 1:1 teaching assistant role is one that interests you then apply now to register your interest. This teaching assistant role is starting in December 2020 so apply now to get the ball rolling.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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