Teaching Assistant, Surrey

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Furzefield Primary Community SchoolSurrey

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,637 to £11,634 (27.5hrs/wk, term time)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant at Furzefield Primary School as soon as possible. The successful applicant will need to be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach to managing pupils’ behaviour and a good understanding of how children learn. We need a flexible team player with a sense of humour and an optimistic outlook. Experience of working with SEND children would be an advantage. This role would also suit a graduate interested in gaining experience in a primary school before applying for a place on the school centred initial teacher training initiative. 

The successful candidate will:

• Have a good level of qualifications in English and Maths (equivalent to GCSE grade C or above).

• Have relevant qualification and/or experience in education. 

• Have experience of working with children through individual and/or class based (or 1-2-1) support advantageous.

• Possess good communication skills.

• Have a knowledge of safeguarding and child protection.

• Have a passionate and enthusiastic outlook to children’s learning.

• Have an understanding of children with special needs.

• Recognise challenging behaviour.

• Have the ability to remain calm and patient.

• Take a positive approach to managing behaviour.

• Demonstrate empathy, resilience and persistence in working with children, parents/carers and other staff.

Job location

More about Furzefield Primary Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Delabole Road, Merstham, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 3PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 642842