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St Agatha's Catholic

Primary School

Learning Together in God's Love

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Advert for Kickstart - Assistant Teaching Assistant

We are excited to announce a new opportunity for Kickstart applicants at St Agatha’s School.

Following recent school closures, we are aware that there is considerable need for catch up support for many of our children both with their learning and their well-being. Our Teaching Assistants (TAs), who are very experienced, will support and train you to learn the role and the responsibilities the position entails. You will also benefit from staff expertise and a school-based mentor.

Depending on the age of the children you work with, you will be trained to support with: 

•    phonics 
•    grammar
•    maths mastery 
•    play-based learning
•    sports
•    office- based skills around photocopying, scanning, creating sticky labels, computer skills etc.

You will be involved in all areas of the curriculum including PE, which, if this was an area of interest, you could support, and learn from, our dedicated sports leader.

The personal skills that you will be able to demonstrate include:

•    punctuality
•    attendance
•    ability to reflect on own practice
•    respond positively to feedback 
•    demonstrate a willingness to take on any task asked of you 

Essential skills, qualifications and experience:

To want to work with children and to have a very flexible outlook as no two days are the same in teaching. To have achieved functional English and maths qualifications or commit to study for them.

25 per week

9.00 am to 2:30 pm (with half an hour for lunch)

Hourly rate of pay:
National Minimum wage/National Living wage (according to age of applicant)