Teaching Assistant, Hampshire

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Sherfield SchoolHampshire

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Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Sherfield School is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified Teaching Assistant who shares our ethos of putting children at the heart of all we do.

The Teaching Assistant will be a key support to the teacher, working with either small groups of children or with individuals.   The Teaching Assistant will assist in planning activities and in fostering an environment which encourages the development of each child.   

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has a calm manner and is able to work flexibly and use their initiative; 
  • Is able to facilitate play and interaction with other children; 
  • Can enthuse and inspire children to learn; 
  • Is able to establish and sustain supportive and nurturing relationships; 
  • Has knowledge of the key aspects of the role of a TA and has the skills to take children on in their learning;
  • Demonstrates excellent behaviour management skills whilst remaining patient and positive;
  • Has excellent communication skills and is able to establish and maintain good relationships and rapport with colleagues, parents and other professionals;
  • Is able to maintain confidentiality and follow safeguarding procedures. 

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More about Sherfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 18 years
Address: Reading Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 0HU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1256 884800
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