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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant


Part Time/ Full Time; Fixed Term Contract/ Temporary to Permanent

Start ASAP or April 2021

Experience of working with challenging behaviours is highly desirable but transferrable skills and professions will also be considered.

Supporting behaviour and inclusion within Key Stage 1 and 2 of a primary school

Sports Coaches, Social Workers, Army, Police, Boxers, Door Staff, carers and Graduates welcomed to apply.

A Teaching Assistant opportunity has become available in a primary school in the Buckinghamshire area. The school is looking to recruit a Behaviour Mentor/ Teaching assistant with transferrable skills or previous experience to support pupils with barriers to learning who display challenging behaviour. Whilst supporting children on a 1:1 or small group basis, as a teaching assistant, you would be expected to show a calm, caring and nurturing approach as building positive relationships is key to contributing to improving behaviour within school.

The school is located in the North Buckinghamshire area and due to an increase in the number of children displaying behavioural challenges so far this academic year, the special needs co-ordinator wants to interview and recruit a teaching assistant as soon as possible. If you are a graduate of Psychology/ child development or similar, come from a profession with transferrable skills such as police or you have experience of working with children with challenging behaviours through social work or care work, you would be welcomed to apply for the role.

Supply Desk can offer you:

* Competitive rates of pay

* Recommend a friend bonus scheme

* Out of hours on-call service

* Day to day or long term assignments

Supply Desk is working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Council and represent a host of opportunities in Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas including Hertfordshire and Berkshire. In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way.  Please visit our website www.supplydesk.co.uk.

To take full advantage of this opportunity please forward your CV to jennifer.harrison@supplydesk.co.uk

or call Jenny Harrison on: 01923 295 338 / 01494 840527 / 01296 752 499 for more information.

Due to the overwhelming response to online advertising, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Supply Desk offer a £100 ‘Golden Hello’ for anyone who introduces a teacher/teaching assistant. Get in touch for further details.

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards.


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