Classroom Support Assistant Rainhill High School, Prescot, Merseyside

Job description

Are you passionate about supporting and nurturing students in the classroom to reach their full potential? Our mission is simple: we want to provide the best educational experience for all our students and enable them to be the best that they can be.

Whatever our students need to achieve this, we will find a way to help them do so. With your help, Rainhill will continue on its journey to provide an outstanding education for all its young people.
It is not essential to have worked in a school setting and teaching qualifications are not required, however previous experience of working with children and young people is essential as is a desire to want to make a difference.
This role is to start as soon as possible and would suit graduates or those considering a career in teaching and looking to build their experience in schools. This is a based on a one year rolling basis which is dependent upon SEN and High Needs funding.

Essential educational requirements

Good standard of education

Essential qualifications

NVQ level 2 or above qualification –appropriate to the post (or equivalent)
Good numeracy and literacy skills
Ability to make effective use of ICT

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age
Experience of working in a relevant classroom/service environment Experience of Administrative work
Experience of supporting pupils with challenging behaviour
Ability to operate at a level of understanding and competence equivalent to NVQ Level 2 standard
Ability to relate well to children
Ability to work as part of a team
Good communication skills
Ability to supervise and assist pupils Time management skills Organisational skills
Knowledge of classroom roles and responsibilities
Knowledge of the concept of confidentiality
First Aid Certificate
Administrative skills
Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage
Commitment to undertake in –service development
Commitment to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people

About Rainhill High School

Warrington Road, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY
Rainhill High School website (opens in a new window)