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Teaching Assistant - Maidstone

We take pride in selecting the right candidates for our schools students to make sure they have a fulfilling learning experience in a welcoming environment. Our teachers count on teaching assistants to bring their best to the classroom every day. We're searching for a teaching assistant to join us in delivering the high-quality education we're known for. The ideal candidate will have experience with student (or child) development, supervision, and education.

This person will help prepare lesson plans on a regular basis, ensuring that student's needs and concerns are met. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a positive, patient attitude are essential in this role. As well as working within the classroom they will be working 1:1 with students with mild SEND.

Objectives of this role

Support teacher in executing lesson plans, and provide individual attention to students during group sessions

Cultivate a positive, organised learning... atmosphere by maintaining a classroom that is clean, engaging, and developmentally appropriate

Adhere to school rules and standards, ensuring that all activities, services, and programs are sensitive to, and respectful of, cultural and ethnic diversity

Supervise the safety of students in and out of the classroom, following guidelines and implementing school standards under the direction of teacherResponsibilities

Assist teacher in organising the learning environment, preparing materials, maintaining resources, and grading tests and homework

Verify and track student attendance, observe student performance, contribute to progress reports, and maintain records as required

Lead small-group instruction and discussion, and provide support to students who have difficulty with communication, interaction, cognition, and learning, as well as other behavioral, emotional, and developmental issues

Perform clerical duties such as typing, filing, setting up equipment, and photocopying

Participate in meetings and events, and use communication channels effectively to support the education teamRequired skills and qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Proven success in working with students

Highly effective verbal, written, and visual communication skills

Understanding of basic principles of child development

Ability to interact comfortably with children, parents, guardians, and staff

Ability to be flexible and adjust to changes in a dynamic environmentEmpowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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