Teaching Assistant Job Role | PK Education

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant


Job Description

Teaching Assistant – Full Time

Location: Worcester

Daily Rate: £88.00- £115.00

Role to start immediately with opportunities for long term/permanent contracts.

  • Safeguarding and Teaching Assistant level 2 training will be provided online.

About You: You are an enthusiastic, adaptable and hardworking individual that relishes a challenge.

Teaching Assistant Requirements:

  • Experience working with children would be desirable, but not essential.
  • Must have a current driving license and car.
  • The ability to quickly build positive relationships with both staff and students.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude, with a commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the changing needs of the student and the school environment.
  • A willingness to undergo relevant training and professional development to enhance your skills and knowledge in supporting students with SEND and behaviour needs.

School insight-

The school we are working with are part of a trust which has multiple locations around Kidderminster, and they’re always on the lookout for experienced staff.

They are led by a brilliant headteacher who will be there to support their staff members, whether you’re there for the week or the whole year. The school has an incredibly close knit feeling to it, where all the staff will make sure you receive a warm welcome.

They have a strong track record of asking for brilliant staff to return, meaning you’ll have the opportunity to go back time and time again with the possibility of the role leading to either a contract or a permanent position.

Teaching Assistant Job Description:

Within this Teaching Assistant role, you will be responsible for supporting pupils in schools that may have additional learning needs.  This could include small group work with students, one to one, or assisting the class teacher.  Your compassionate nature, patience, and dedication will help create a supportive learning environment where the pupils can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Your responsibilities will include:

  • You will support teaching and learning.
  • Provide one-one support to students with their learning activities.
  • Implement strategies and interventions to support the student’s individual needs.
  • Work closely with the teacher and other support staff to develop learning plans.
  • Encouraging independence and self-confidence in the students while fostering positive relationships and a sense of belonging within the school community.
  • Celebrating achievements and progress, no matter how small, to motivate and inspire the student to reach their goals.

Teaching Assistant Perks and Benefits:

Competitive salary and opportunities for career development and progression within a supportive and collaborative team environment.

A warm and inclusive school community where every member is valued and respected, with a commitment to promoting diversity and equality.

Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise in supporting students with SEND and behaviour needs.

The chance to make a meaningful difference in the life of a student and contribute to their educational journey and personal growth.

Supportive leadership and colleagues who are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and success of every student in our school community.

To apply for this Teaching Assistant role please submit your CV to ilana.pearce@pkeducation.co.uk

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!