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Year 1, general cover class TA
Primary school in WiganFull Time
9 Jan - Feb 16
An 'Outstanding' rated school based in Wigan is seeking a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to support their Year 1 class starting from January 9th. This full-time, long-term position is to continue through until February half-term, with the potential to go permanent for the right person. About the role: - Provide group and 1:1 support, with targeted intervention, to students in the Year 1 class. - Cover pre-set lessons in the absence of the teacher. - Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs. - Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy, and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour. - Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher. - Have experience of covering pre-set lessons in the absence of the teacher. Requirements: - Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent. - Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant in a primary school setting. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills. - Ability to adapt to various teaching styles and strategies. - Excellent behaviour management skills. - Knowledge of the national curriculum. - Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Benefits of Zen Educate for teachers and teaching assistants: - **Work life balance**: Zen Educate offers flexible work options, allowing you to choose when and where you want to work, giving you more control over your schedule. - **Better pay**: Zen Educate offers higher rates of pay compared to traditional supply teaching agencies, ensuring that you are fairly compensated for your valuable skills and experience. - **On hands support**: Zen Educate provides personalized support to help teaching staff find the right role. Our team is dedicated to helping you every step of the way, from finding suitable positions to providing ongoing support and guidance throughout your career. If you are a Level 2 Teaching Assistant looking for a fulfilling role in a supportive and high-achieving primary school, apply now to join our community of education professionals.
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Posted 3 days ago
Teaching Assistant with Intervention
Primary school in WiganFull Time
9 Jan - Feb 16
An 'Outstanding' rated school based in Wigan is looking for an experienced and dedicated Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join their team on a full-time basis starting from January 9th. The school is committed to providing high-quality education and support to its students, and the successful candidate will play a vital role in helping to achieve this goal. The role of the Teaching Assistant will be split between two key areas. In the mornings, you will provide general classroom support to the teacher, assisting with tasks such as setting up the classroom, preparing materials and resources, and supporting the children with their learning. In the afternoon, you will work with intervention groups from Year 1 and Year 2, providing targeted support to help students who are struggling with specific areas of their learning. The successful person will have a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent, and will have experience of working in a similar role in a school setting. They will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of child development and learning, and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They will also be able to work independently, using their own initiative to support students and contribute to the smooth running of the classroom. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Teaching Assistant to join a supportive and dynamic team, and to make a real difference in the lives of young learners. If you are passionate about education and committed to providing the best possible support to students, we would love to hear from you.
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Posted 3 days ago
SEN challenging behaviour class TA
Pupil Referral Unit school in WiganFull Time
2 Oct - Dec 15
Challenging behaviour specialists needed within a PRU, candidates without similar experience will be considered if they are up for the challenge of working in a difficult setting. About the Role: We are currently seeking dedicated and passionate Pupil-referral-unit Teaching Assistants to join our team in Wigan. As a Teaching Assistant within a Pupil-referral-unit school, you will play a vital role in supporting students with challenging behaviour and helping them achieve their full potential. This is a full-time position, requiring your availability during school hours. Requirements: - Relevant qualifications in Education or related field - Experience working with students with challenging behaviour (preferred but not essential) - Ability to manage challenging behaviours and de-escalate tense situations - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping students overcome barriers to learning - Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team Benefits of Zen Educate for Teachers and Teaching Assistants: - Work-life balance: We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. With Zen Educate, you have the flexibility to choose your own schedule and manage your workload according to your needs. - Better pay: We offer competitive rates of pay, ensuring that our teachers and teaching assistants are rewarded for their hard work and dedication. - On-hand support: We are committed to supporting our teaching staff throughout their careers. Whether you are seeking your first role or looking for a new challenge, our team is here to provide guidance and help you find the right position. If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic Pupil-referral-unit Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity, apply now to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of students in Wigan.
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Posted 2 months ago
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