Apollo Teaching Services
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SEN Teaching Assistant

Apollo Teaching Services are an education supply agency with numerous offices across the UK and are currently accepting applications to join our support assistant team, covering the SEN and Primary Schools in the Cardiff area.

We offer temporary and permanent employment opportunities throughout the Berkshire & Thames Valley region for candidates who want to work in the education sector. Register now for work in Schools local to you. Short, Long term & permanent positions available and day-to-day opportunities are also available to those who need flexibility.

Excellent rates of pay and free training courses available for your continuing professional development.

Although we are always working on permanent opportunities, there is also a huge market offering day to day vacancies which would suit candidates with other commitments or sporadic, changeable availability.

The role:

Teaching Assistants are responsible for supporting the Teacher in a class whether that be working with small groups or one-to-one with pupils with additional needs. You are entrusted to help the pupils that require extra support so that their tasks are carried out to the best of the pupil’s capabilities. You must help maintain discipline in the classroom and ensure the set work is adhered to. Maintaining a good level of interaction with pupils and ensuring behaviour is good is vital.

The candidate:

Some experience of working with children is desirable although free training can be arranged for candidates who have at least interacted with children in perhaps a club or babysitting environment. Patient and calm demeanour. Professional appearance and ability to engage with pupils of all backgrounds and age groups.

Holders of a valid DBS check that is registered with the DBS online update service are eligible for fast-track registrations – Apollo can perform a new check for you if necessary at a cost of £52.

If you are looking for a career in education, wishing to supplement an existing income, have some spare days during the week or want to work with children then get in touch today.

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