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Trainee Classroom Assistant

Falmouth, Cornwall
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Trainee Teaching Assistant

WHAT: Trainee Teaching Assistant supporting pupils with learning difficulties and behaviour problems in Primary/Secondary SEN school

WHERE: Falmouth/ Penryn/ Helston


The demand for school staff is at an all-time high which is why our partner school has asked us to find them trainee teaching assistants who may not have worked in a school before but possess all the characteristics to be successful. That coupled with constant investment and training is what the school is looking for! You'll be joining a large team of teaching assistants that support the whole school's needs, so this is a great opportunity to work with children and gain experience in the education setting.

The Role:

  • Full time Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3pm (Term time only)
  • General Teaching Assistant- supporting children across KS1 and KS2
  • Support children with learning difficulties, emotional difficulties, academics, and well-being
  • Training provided - safeguarding level 2, team teach, autism awareness
  • Pay £10.77 to £13 per hour

What has worked very well previously in this type of role is candidates with sports, youth work, care, nursing, coaching, drama, and personal experience with children. Your personality and attitude are the main factor when choosing the successful trainee teaching assistant. A minimum of core GCSE's is required.

This teaching assistant role consists of working 1:1 and in small groups with children with either challenging behaviour or special educational needs. You will build a rapport with the child to gain their attention and help them focus on the work, aiding their learning. The types of special needs you will be supporting are autism, ADHD, hearing and visual impairment, social and emotional and mental health!

A Trainee Teaching Assistant:

  • Must have an enhanced DBS (assistance provided)
  • Registered with the education workforce council (assistance provided)
  • A minimum of core GCSE's
  • Provide 2 recent references

What do we offer?

  • Weekly pay
  • A dedicated specialist recruitment consultant to support your journey
  • Access to CPD Academy (Discounted rates)

If you are interested in the role then click apply via the link today!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see faqs for details.All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.For details of our privacy policy, please see privacy-notice

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  • Job Reference: 718773734-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Teaching Personnel
    Teaching Personnel
  • Location: Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent