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William Torbitt Primary School

Sector: Teaching, Teaching Assistant

Qualification: Teaching assistant (Level 3)

Location: Ilford

Employer Description

William Torbitt Primary School is a school that lies at the heart of the community, where the children’s learning is paramount, and the learning of the whole school community is highly valued and encouraged. There are high expectations of staff as well as pupils, and a continual striving for excellence.

They believe that when children feel valued, safe and are well-supported and appropriately challenged, they make good progress and achieve well. To this end, William Torbitt work hard to ensure there is very much a family feel, even though they are a large primary school. It is also their belief that children achieve most when the home and school are working together, so they see parents/carers as partners in their education.

William Torbitt Primary School is a school that lies at the heart of the community, where the children’s learning is paramount, and the learning of the whole school community is highly valued and encouraged. There are high expectations of staff as well as pupils, and a continual striving for excellence.

Vacancy Description

Vacancy Description:

  • Supervise and provide support and guidance for pupils.
  • Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with pupils.
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and help to develop pupils competence and independence in its use.
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
  • To respect confidentiality at all times.
  • Attend relevant school meetings as required.
  • Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits.
  • To attend to pupils personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.

Desired skills & Personal qualities:

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Be professional when dealing with parents and school visitors
  • Good communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and work well within a team.
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal English
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures
  • Willingness to learn
  • Responsible
  • Patient
  • Tidy
  • Well Organised
  • Friendly.
  • Compassionate
  • Well mannered
  • Well spoken
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately

Working Week:

  • 36 hours per week
  • 8.45 – 4:45pm
  • Monday-Friday
  • 45min lunch break
  • 20% time for studying (TBC)
  • Term time only

Salary:

  • National Living/Minimum Wage Depending on Age

Qualification

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration

18 Months

Desired Skills

Array

Working Week

Monday-Friday / 8.45 – 4:45pm

36 hours

Salary

£0.00 per month

Future Prospects

To train and support the candidate to enable them to get an offer of a permanent position.

Notes

Salary will be the National Living/Minimum Wage Depending on Age. // You will be expected to be flexible and provide support across the team when needed. This may include supporting meal times for the children.//

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