Trainee Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1159644460-2
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Supply Desk
  • Location: Leeds
  • Apprentice Pay: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Energy and Utilities, Procurement & Supply Chain, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Teaching Assistant

Supply Desk LTD is recruiting for a Trainee Teaching Assistant to work within our partner schools. The pay per day is very competitive starting at £11.68 per hour and rising depending on experience. This role offers an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and busy school with excellent facilities and a supportive leadership team.

This school offers a high-quality provision with a child centered approach to learning. They believe that all learners/students have an entitlement to a broad and balance academic and social curriculum. This school is committed to inclusion.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Supporting students with special needs within a school
  • Providing pastoral support to students
  • To support students learning, development and provide care
  • To develop partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child s development
  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all time

You will ideally:

  • Have experience working within either an education or care environment, or as a youth or social worker
  • Experience working with special needs and/or challenging behaviours
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire children of all abilities.
  • Be happy to work with pupils on both a 1:1 and/or group basis
  • Energy, enthusiasm and vision
  • The ability to improvise and support others in impromptu situations
  • The ability to communicate with and inspire children of all abilities
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour and use de-escalation strategies
  • Be passionate, friendly and outgoing and able to inspire and motivate learners
  • Be flexible, creative and have an active interest in working with SEND pupils
  • Be able to provide two references

Minimum Requirements

GCSE s in Maths and English

Transferable skills from work/life experience or a graduate with a desire to pursue a career in education

Min availability 3 days per week

In return, Supply Desk offers:

  • Full pay for teaching assistant roles to work around studies
  • Experience in working with children for your CV
  • No timesheets
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • £50 Recommend a Friend scheme
  • Weekly pay
  • Free safeguarding training
  • A dedicated specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Ongoing support, training and development

If you re interested in this role then we would like to hear from you, please call us today on (phone number removed) or submit your details below.