Teaching Assistant

Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Gateshead
Salary: £60 - £90 per week
Start Date: 2018-12-14 00:00:00
Reference: 229142248
Contact Name: Michaella Cowell
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 14, 2018 14:15

Job Description

Teaching Assistant - Gateshead

The Education Network are acting on behalf of a secondary school in Gateshead who are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join them for one term, starting in January, though there is scope for this to be extended.

The role will require the successful candidate to work 1:1 supporting individuals and small groups, providing guidance to children by removing barriers to learning.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A Teaching Assistant Qualification (Level 2 or above)
  • Experience of working with children with low literacy and numeracy levels
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs, such as ADHD, attachment disorders and ASD
  • The ability to work as part of a new team developing support strategies for children across the school, to remove barriers to learning
  • The ability to be creative and use initiative to engage a child
  • The ability to build effective relationships with children and stay calm under pressure or in frustrating situations
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance + standards. Any appointment will be subject to stringent checks including referencing and an enhanced DBS check. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

If you are interested in this role, or would like to discuss it further, please email or give us a call on 0191 2323 780.