Teaching Assistant at Sidegate Primary School

Teaching Assistant Expired

  Job Reference #
EDV/2021/SPS/67156
  Location
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 4JD
  Contract Type
Fixed Term
  Contract Term
Part-Time/Full-Time
  Salary
£19,123.00 - £19,698.00 Annually (FTE)
  Closing Date
9:00am, 17th Jan 2022
  Start Date
ASAP
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About this Role

  The successful candidate(s) will:

  • Work alongside the teacher to create an effective environment for maximising pupil progress and learning;

  • Take responsibility for leading the learning of individuals and groups;

  • Explain things to pupils clearly and concisely, adapting key messages to individual learning needs including: literacy,  language and communication skills;

  • Think ahead - predict where the child/group/class will need your help as the lesson continues so that you can show readiness and forethought in planning for your support in the session;

  • Confidently give feedback to pupils during the learning activity to encourage their participation and development of skills for independent learning;

  • Provide appropriate feedback to the teacher on key issues;

  • Be aware of supporting pupils’ ownership of the task rather than creating over-dependency;

  • Take responsibility for modelling and rewarding good and courteous behaviour in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy;

  • Constantly reinforce the values of good behaviour for learning in support of the teacher’s aims for the lesson and the class/group, as well as at breaks and lunch times;

  • Demonstrate, by your actions and expectations, that you value good relationships between pupils, accentuate positive behaviours, and exercise appropriate authority by acting to correct when necessary;

  • Foster a trusting environment so that pupils feel you are open to listening to them and helping them solve their problems;

  • Ask open and constructive questions to gain understanding about what the teacher needs pupils to achieve;.

  • Be watchful and observant about circumstances where pupils’ pace of learning or attention could be an issue and take appropriate action to address this;

  • Work constructively with the teacher to differentiate appropriately between the relative strengths of pupils so that they can be supported effectively.

  • Provide personal care when necessary.



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Contact Details

  Savannah La'Thangue
  07786736563
  savannah.lathangue@sidegate.net

Sidegate Primary School would like all candidates to answer specific questions for the personal statement section. For reference, here are a preview of the questions/headings:

  1. Do you hold a nationally recognised qualification at level 2 or above in English/literacy and Mathematics/numeracy
  2. Please tell us why you are interested in this post.

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