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Teaching Assistant

Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Join the team at Potters Bar Clinic as a Teaching Assistant, and to support pupils individually and in small groups to ensure that every pupil achieves their potential and makes progress in their learning, behaviour, and social skills

As a Teaching Assistant, you will provide on-hand support to teachers as they design and deliver classroom lessons. This will see you assist in the preparation for these lessons, ensuring the classroom has all materials required and supporting pupils to engage in the syllabus.

You'll be able to think creatively and build a strong rapport with the cohort, encouraging engagement and supporting their learning, behaviour, and social skills progression.

A range of training opportunities are available that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of lessons under the guidance of a teacher
  • Implementing clear teaching objectives and supporting assessment
  • Making effective use of assessment and ensuring breadth of access to learning
  • Providing the highest standard of support, assisting pupils in achieving their maximum potential
  • Implementing student profiles or education plans
  • Using a positive approach to behaviour management which may at times involve physical intervention
  • Utilising ICT wherever possible to enhance and support pupil progress
  • Making baseline assessments and statutory assessments
  • Keeping records of progress and achievement
  • Implementing intervention programmes as required
  • Supporting students on a one-to-one level

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Education-related qualifications
  • Previous experience of working with children in a school setting.
  • Excellent literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
  • Hobbies/interests/skills that contribute to a wide curriculum offering

What you will get

  • The opportunity to contribute towards a personalised curriculum that meets the needs of the individual learner
  • Annual salary of £17,000 + £19,000 + Benefits
  • Standard school holiday entitlement
  • Free onsite meals
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable, and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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  • Job Reference: 707326830-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £19,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent