The Educate Group, in conjunction with a Wrexham based primary school, are looking for an efficient, highly organised and motivated teaching assistant specialising in supporting early development. You will be patient, flexible and be committed to supporting a pupil on a one to one basis and who is currently unable to meet age-related milestones.
This support role will be ongoing and until funding ceases or the child leaves the school. The role is 12.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 11.30am and on a supply basis.
If you are considering a career in teaching, this role offers real-life, practical classroom experience and the opportunity to later apply for teacher training through Educate.
Who are the Educate Group?
We are a team of teachers; we have walked in your shoes and worked in your world…
As a team, we have over 65 years combined teaching and senior leadership experience and taught across all education sectors. We use our understanding of the education system to help provide you with day-to-day, short and long-term opportunities in schools across the whole of North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.
We have trained thousands of PGCE students who gained their Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and provide the necessary training and support to help aid the time you lost in the classroom through Covid-19.
You will often find us alongside our supply staff in schools and will provide you with experience, empathy and a platform to showcase your strengths in the hope of gaining permanent employment.
Who better to support you in your career?
What will I be expected to do?
Your role will involve supporting pupils, either one-to-one or as part of a small group, to help ensure they get the most out of their education. You will be involved in setting up equipment, preparing materials for lessons and the recording of their achievement and progress. You will be also be expected to support and assist the class teacher in the promoting of positive behaviour and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own actions.
What qualifications do I need?
No relevant qualifications, but a good standard of maths and English is necessary. However, a relevant NVQ/CACHE/BTEC, Higher Level Teaching Assistant or undergraduate degree would be beneficial.
What skills or qualities do I need?
The schools we work with are looking for someone who is committed, compassionate and capable of working collaboratively as a team. You will be capable of building nurturing relationships with pupils and have a real empathy for supporting children with a range of support requirements and needs.
What experience do I need?
No experience is necessary; however, it would be beneficial if you have referable child based experience through anyone of the following:
What registrations do I need to hold?
What will the Educate Group provide me with?