TeacherActive – South West
Team-Teach Teaching Assistant / Team-Teach TA required in the Winkleigh area
A challenging Pupil Referral Unit / PRU in North Devon is looking for a Team-Teach qualified Teaching Assistant to support their school on a supply basis from February 2021. The school is for children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties and caters for children aged 5 to 16 years old. The post requires an individual who can work as part of a team, support the class teacher and manage negative behaviour effectively through Team-Teach de-escalation techniques.
The position is on a supply basis with the potential for a long-term or permanent contract to the right individual. The Team-Teach Teaching Assistant / Team-Teach TA will be supportive and persistent, committed to making a positive influence on the students’ education.
The post will be working across Key Stages 1 to 4 to support students who have been permanently excluded from mainstream education. You will be working on a 1:1 basis and in small groups.
The suitable Team-Teach Teaching Assistant / Team-Teach TA must always be able to ensure students safety and act as a positive role model. You must be positive, enthusiastic and dedicated with exceptional behaviour management skills.
Minimum requirements for this role are;
– Team-Teach de-escalation training or similar (recent certificate within 12 months)
– NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent)
– 6 months experience working in a school setting with behavioural needs
– Experience working with children from KS1 to KS4
– Driver with own vehicle and clean license
All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there’s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.
If you think that you are the right Team-Teach Teaching Assistant / Team-Teach TA for this position, please call Josh on (phone number removed) or email your CV to
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