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Vision Teaching are looking to recruit a teaching assistant for a primary school in Wandsworth who can work full time Monday to Friday for the rest of the academic year. Having experience working or volunteering with children at primary school age is desirable but not essential. Any experience will be considered.
What has worked well previously in this type of role is candidates with youth work, care, nursing, coaching, drama, and personal experience with children. Your personality and attitude is the main factor when choosing the successful teaching assistant. A minimum of core GCSE’s is required.
The job of a teaching assistant is a vital role in education it bridges the gap between teacher and student to digest information, motivate and encourage to fulfil their potential. This teaching assistant role consists of working 1:1 and in small groups with children with either challenging behaviour or special educational needs. You will build a rapport with the child to gain their attention and help them focus on the work, aiding their learning. The types of special needs you will be supporting are autism, ADHD, hearing and visual impairment, social and emotional and mental health!
You’ll be joining a large team of teaching assistants that support the whole school’s needs. There is a learning resource base (LRB) within the school where you will be primarily situated. You’ll be supporting the children with learning as well as well-being in the LRB and mainstream classes.
Trainee Teaching Assistant:
The Headteacher of the school is looking for someone who wants a career in education. There will be many training opportunities provided for the successful teaching assistant as well as mentoring at the school.
Benefits of working with Vision Teaching: