Job Description

Position: KS2 Teaching Assistant

Location: Hackney

Start Date: September 2024

Type: Full-time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and enthusiastic KS2 Teaching Assistant! Step Teachers are working with a primary school in Hackney to recruit a KS2 Teaching Assistant to support pupils from Years 4 & 5. This is a ‘Good’ Ofsted-rated school where pupils enjoy their learning and are keen to share and develop their knowledge.

Key Responsibilities of a KS2 Teaching Assistant:

  • Assist the class teacher with lesson preparation and classroom management.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students, ensuring they stay engaged and on task.
  • Help maintain a positive, inclusive, and stimulating classroom environment.
  • Support students with varying abilities and learning needs, including those with special educational needs.
  • Act as a positive role model for students, promoting appropriate behaviour and social skills.

Requirements of a KS2 Teaching Assistant:

  • Previous experience working as a KS2 Teaching Assistant is essential.
  • Strong administrative and organisational abilities are crucial.
  • Excellent communication skills to engage effectively with staff and students.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the dynamic needs of the school environment.
  • A relevant qualification (e.g., Level 2/3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools) is desirable but not essential

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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