Supply Teaching Assistant

Excell Supply Ltd
Up to £10,000
20 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
DBS Check Required: Yes (can be gained via Excell Supply if necessary)
A Wrexham Primary School require an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in the foundation phase role on a long-term basis. The position Supply Teaching Assistant a week, Mon-Fri.

The role is a general Teaching assistant:
• To support working relationship with the pupils, acting as role model and setting high expectations.
• To support pupils learning in the most effective way.
• To meet the personal needs of pupils whilst encouraging their independence.
• To encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively, ensuring all pupils are engaged in activities.
• As required, to prepare the classroom/outside areas for lessons, ensuring that resources and equipment are available and cleared away at the end of the lessons as appropriate.
• To work on classroom displays following consultation with the teacher.
• To observe, monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies determined by the teacher.
• To provide support for pupils’ emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with school policy.
• To assist with the general pastoral care of pupils, including helping pupils who are unwell, distressed or unsettled.
• To adhere to school health and safety policy including risk assessment and safety systems.
• To adhere to school policy on equality and diversity.
• To assist in the development of basic Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills and support the use of these learning activities as directed by the class teacher.

The incoming Teaching Assistant will be supported constantly along the way through by Excell and the school, with potential to secure a school-based contract after a successful supply period.
Following Successful checks, the candidate will be able to start as soon as they are clear for work. Please be aware due to the nature of the pupil’s occasional absence, condition there may be days when attendance for the role will not be necessary.
Successful Candidates must have:
-Recent and relevant experience of working with children and in particular in foundation phase
-Excellent numeracy/literacy skills
-Excellent behaviour management skills
-High expectations of children’s achievement
-The ability to be flexible, show initiative, be reliable and enthusiastic.

What to expect from Excell-Supply
• Excellent rates of pay
• Work that you want - we listen to your needs
• Recommend a Friend Scheme - earn up to £100 per referral
• A designated Account Manager who has strong working relationships with schools in your area
• Access to discounts with over 3000 retailers via our Excell Rewards Programme
• Opportunity for permanent positions
• Support and advice from our professional mentors including lesson observations
• Access to a full calendar of CPD opportunities in the form of our Twilight Training Programme and other courses delivered during the school holidays

As members of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) and Umbrella body to the DBS, (Disclosure & Barring Service) Excell Supply is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. All applicants will be subject to thorough employment checks and must have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service certificate in place. Candidates without an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service will have to apply for a new one.
If you believe you have the skills required for this role, please apply now. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the vacancy closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Important Notice In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Excell Supply are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients. It is Excell Supply policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Excell Supply is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.