KS2 Teaching Assistant
Full Time 5 days per week
The Education Network has a long-harboured reputation of education recruitment in the North East that puts its candidates first and has a first class track record of placing teachers in short-term, long-term and permanent roles. Taking great pride, the Education Network offers extremely efficient levels of service and support to both schools and candidates. In addition to our services, we offer additional training and development opportunities for our candidates as well as receiving personalised career support from our team at the Education Network.
With the fantastic reputation and relationships we have built over the years with our partnership schools in the North East, the Education Network are currently seeking to recruit KS2 Teaching Assistants to work at our partnership schools in Ashington. This role is an immediate start 5 days per week.
We are looking to find enthusiastic Teaching Assistants who can go in and hit the ground running. The role would consist of whole class support, where you will be expected to identify the developmental needs of pupils within the class and support accordingly. There will often be times also when you would be expected to take small groups and work on a 1:1 basis to provide additional support to pupils on a one to one basis to help with their concentration, focus and raising their attainment in the general curriculum.
The schools are looking for someone who is warm, approachable and can work under their own initiative to help create a welcoming environment for young minds to flourish.
To be considered for the role we would first ask that you meet the following criteria:
- You must be willing to complete registration with ourselves so that you are clear to work in primary schools from a compliance perspective.
- Qualified to at least a Level 2 in a relevant education support and leaning.
- Have zero criminal convictions and if not in possession already be willing to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring service) Certificate.
- Have recent experience of working in a classroom environment in the past 2-3 years (voluntary is acceptable).
- Have enthusiasm for learning and supporting teachers and pupils in school.
- Be able to provide references to cover you for your last 2 years of employment (at least one being relevant to childcare/education).
This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and references. Education Network is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This role is time critical so we urge any potential candidates to apply as soon as possible. You must complete initial registration with ourselves that includes various safeguarding checks such as DBS and referencing but we will support with this.The Education Network Offer:
Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.
The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.
The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.