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Teaching Assistant/Lunch Cover

Job Description:

PK education have had an urgent request from a Newcastle school we work with on a regular basis who require a number of highly experienced teaching assistants or support cover to help out with general support which could include lunch cover and after school clubs. You must have a genuine desire to work hard and help support the class teacher in many aspects of day to day life within the primary school environment as well as being flexible to help with the needs of the school even at short notice. Having a friendly and welcoming nature in order to build strong and confident rapports with pupils and staff alike

The “Good” school is on the edge of the town centre with parking and local shopping centre just around the corner

If you have experience in any aspect of SEN it would be beneficial but as long as you have a can do attitude and embrace your role as a teaching assistant. Your role is very important to our schools.

Essential for this role:


-Working unusual school hours

-Experience of supporting pupils from Early Years to KS2

-The ability to form professional relationships with both students and colleagues.
-A commitment to continue own personal professional development.
-Ideas about how to improve achievement in students of all abilities.
-To be able to work as part of a team.

-Experience supporting children with Special Educational Needs

-Experience supporting children who use English as an Additional Language

– Interventions for core Primary subjects

– Relevant qualification Level 3 or above

As well as applying for this genuine opportunity, PK education:

  • Have fantastic relationships with schools across the region.
  • Listen to your specific requirements and work tirelessly to find you a role that matches your specific criteria.
  • Pay our candidates fairly for the work they complete, ensuring that we pay in line with the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR).
  • Are experienced recruiters, with a solid understanding of the education sector.
  • Understand the value of good candidates to our business and will work around your needs and not vice versa.
  • Work with a credible payroll agency to offset work-related expenses against your income tax.
  • Offer a competitive recommend a friend referral scheme.

To apply for this post, please follow the link on this website and submit your CV to be given immediate consideration.

  • Fully comprehensive CV dating back to secondary education with all gaps in employment or study detailed.
  • References will be taken prior to interview.
  • If you do not have a DBS certificate that is registered with the DBS Update Service, a new DBS check will need to be made (full assistance will be provided)
  • PK education is committed to safeguarding and we work in line with the Safer Recruitment process.
  • PK education is also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.

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