Teaching Assistant - Ex Armed Forces

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameAlexandra Johnston

Job description

Job Title: Teaching Assistant - Ex Armed Forces

Location: Durham

Contract Type: Long term

Leader Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant who would thrive within an alternative provision.

Pupils within this school will have social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), therefore, some experience with SEMH or vulnerable individuals would be ideal.

This Teaching Assistant role is aimed toward individuals with previous Armed Forces experience due to the range of transferable skills that can be brought to the role. Individuals who possess leadership experience can engage SEMH pupils through an assertive and disciplined approach.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30 until 16:30 and is a long-term position.

Leader Education are dedicated to ensuring that we find adaptable roles and schedules that work effectively for you.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a fully enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain one.
  • Have experience of working in a transferable role.
  • Follow personalised curriculum's and care plans to meet pupil's requirements.
  • Work with the pupils on both a 1:1 basis and in group settings, communicating effectively.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the child's curriculum through lesson planning.
  • Possess good classroom skills.
  • Set up lessons, equipment, and activities within the classrooms.
  • Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other teams to create a holistic supportive environment for the pupil.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply).
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support.
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience and qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.