Teaching Assistant- Essex Schools

JDS Recruitment is a specialist employment agency supplying local, professional, qualified and reliable teachers and support staff to the Education Sector. We pride ourselves on finding the best teachers and support staff for Nurseries, Primary and Secondary Schools as well as Special Need Schools and Pupil Referral Units across London and the Home Counties.

JDS Recruitment would like to hear from local Teaching Assistants who wish to be considered for several fantastic opportunities in local, Primary, Secondary and SEN schools right across Essex and East London, with an emphasis in the following areas: Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Epping, Harlow, Loughton, Ongar, Waltham Abbey, Redbridge and Waltham Forest. A high number of these opportunities are full time positions contracted for the remainder of the academic year, and some of these positions will go permanent from for the right candidate. To be considered for the roles of a Teaching Assistant, you will need to meet the following criteria: • Previous work based experience in a School or College, (voluntary or paid employment) • Good level of English and Mathematics •Working and supporting students with Special Educational Needs or Learning Difficulties is advantageous • Required to work cross curricular with ages 5-11 or 11-16 • Hit the ground running and are interested to take part in any extracurricular activities. • Drive, personality and passion • Some previous child related experience will be expected, summer camps, youth centres and tutoring whether paid or voluntary will all be considered. • Have strong classroom management skills. • Be able to deal with challenging or disruptive behaviour if required • Be able to use your own initiative and work as part of a team • Possess the passion to support learners in either Primary, Secondary or Special Education • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa) • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks My schools are looking to hear from reliable, loyal, hardworking, ambitious and inspiring Teaching Assistants. My schools will provide support and give you the opportunity to shine and become part of an experienced team with a proven track record for career progression. My schools also offer a number of staff benefits, including unique CPD, training and competitive pay scale. Successful candidates will be able to hit the ground running and can bring confidence, enthusiasm and motivation in the classroom, along with a smile and sense of humour. It is imperative that you have a strong base of both literacy and numeracy skills in order to support the pupils with their extension work. As a role of a Teaching Assistant it is essential that you are personable who forms bonds easily. You will be supporting pupils both high and low functioning, and you will be ensuring that the pupils are being stretched academically and advancing socially. Duties will include provide Literacy and Numeracy Support both to the Class Teacher and small groups of pupils who may require additional support in a number of areas If this opportunity is the Teaching Assistant role that you are looking for, then please do forward me a copy of your CV today and feel free contact to JDS for further details. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this position, please forward their details to us and you could be eligible for our new refer a friend scheme. JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit