Teaching Assistant Altarnun Primary School, Launceston, Cornwall

Job description

We have a vacancy for a teaching assistant at Altarnun Primary School to start in December 2019. This is a Maternity Cover position, fixed term to end on 2nd October 2020.

The role is 32.5 teaching assistant hours per week. This position is paid at Living Wage, £9 per hour.

The role involves contributing to the promotion and development of an outstanding education that offers high quality learning experience for Primary age children.

Also the individual will take a pro-active role in the support of the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of the pupils; to support the curriculum and the school through the provision of assistance to the teacher in the practical organisation of class activities and small group work.

Safeguarding Statement:

Launceston College Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths (Grade C or above)

Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths (Grade C or above)

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working within a primary setting.
Ability to assist children as individuals, in groups and the whole class in developing knowledge, skills, expectations and attitudes.
Able to manage the needs of pupils with a range of educational, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Confidence in using a variety of IT and good IT skills.
Able to pick up new procedures and routines quickly.
Effective and efficient administrative skills .

About Altarnun Primary School

Altarnun Primary School is part of Launceston College Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust set up to raise the standards of education in Cornwall. We are a small rural infant and junior school set on the fringes of Bodmin Moor. Our children receive an enriching and enjoyable education and everything we do is for them, their education and their welfare.

Five Lanes, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7RZ
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