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Classroom Assistant

  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £60 - £70 per day + Other Benefits
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Are you keen to embark on a new challenging role which will allow you to stretch your skills and abilities? Please read on and apply today.

We are hoping to appoint a Classroom Assistant into a well reputed and established Primary School in Leeds on a contract basis, ongoing from January 2019, with a view to going permanent for the right person!

The school is driven by success and is committed to developing its staff and pupils as a whole. They are looking for a hardworking, dedicated, and passionate Classroom Assistant to work alongside the Year 3 class Teacher to ensure pupils are reaping the most fun and rewarding benefits of learning.

The role will include:

Ensuring that teaching materials are ready for use
Helping the teacher to plan lessons
Listening to children read out loud
Teaching children techniques which will help them to improve their reading
Reading out loud to children
Helping children who have learning difficulties to complete tasks
Taking notes for children who have difficulty keeping up with the pace of the class
Helping children make displays and putting these displays up around the classroom
Taking charge of group activities and making sure all students are involved
Taking charge of children who have problems or have had an accident
Providing general encouragement for all the children in the class
Taking extra time to explain the teaching material to children who have not understood it the first time
Helping teachers to assess the work and providing feedback to the children
Planning sports days and extracurricular activities
Taking charge of these activities on the day
Keeping parents informed of the progress of their children and listening to any queries
Keeping classroom records and notes about the progress of all the children
Advising and providing support for other classroom assistants
Providing advice to teachers about their specialist subjects

The successful applicant will need to possess the following skills:

The ability to motivate and provide encouragement to children of all ages and all backgrounds
The ability to work well as part of a team
The ability to use ones own initiative
The ability to remain patient and calm under pressure
A creative mind
Good numeracy and literacy skills
Tact and sensitivity
The ability to discipline children
A warm and approachable personality

Benefits of this role:

Competitive pay rate
Holidays as per the school
A dedicated team of staff to support you
Free parking
Easily accessible via public transport
Working with an enthusiastic class of children who strive to get the best from their lessons
Opportunity to express and use ideas and experiences

If you feel your skill set and experiences match those of the needs of the school for this role, please apply now with an up to date CV to be considered and a member of the Primary Team will be in touch.

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