AK Teaching Education Recruitment

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Darlington - Darlington

Education REF : 351352 DARLINGTON Salary : Competitive Published : 21/07/2021 09:07


AK teaching are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support pupils with particular individual needs, some teaching assistants work one-to-one, while others work in small groups.
The purpose of the role is to create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work, Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals, Assist with the planning of learning activities

This role is based in one of our Primary Schools in the Darlington Area.


The roles and responsibilities of teaching assistants are:
• getting the classroom ready for lessons
• listening to children read, reading to them or telling them stories
• helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
• helping teachers to plan learning activities and complete records
• supporting teachers in managing class behaviour
• supervising group activities
• looking after children who are upset or have had accidents
• clearing away materials and equipment after lessons
• helping with outings and sports events
• taking part in training
• carrying out administrative tasks


You must have:
• An ability to build good working relationships with both pupils and adults
• Good organisational skills
• Flexibility and creativity
• Enjoy working with children
• Good literacy and numeracy skills
• Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour
• Patience and a sense of humour
• Level 4 Teaching Assistant Qualification or a Higher Teaching Qualification (PGCE or degree)
• Experience working in schools or educational settings
• An ability to work confidently with children, with a professional approach
• A valid DBS (Can apply if needed)
• Eligibility to work in the UK (Two references, including your current or most recent employer)

We can arrange a meeting in our Sunderland or Newcastle office if you wish to speak face to face, or please contact me on 0191 5166 327 or emma.campbell@akteaching.co.uk.

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