Teaching Assistant – Folkestone
£10 – £11 per hour, dependent on experience
We need teaching assistants for our partner primary and secondary schools in Folkestone and Dover.
Previous experience in the education sector is preferred, but not required. Our Teaching Assistants are committed individuals that want to make a difference by being responsible for enabling students to learn, promoting their independence and helping them to achieve.
You have to be a caring, understanding, and patient individual. Supporting students within the learning environment in order to promote each student’s intellectual, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development; promote a caring environment; ensure that communication with students, staff and other departments is effective and contributes to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students; maintain high standards of safety and observe good practice in relation to health and safety issues, implement students’ care plans and appropriately use the recording and reporting processes. Although experience of the education sector is preferred, an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is the most important thing. We also offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a warm friendly caring school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of students.
We work in line with the Department for Education guidelines and thoroughly vet all candidates prior to placement. You will be asked to provide your current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and if not on the update service to complete a new check through us before commencing a role. Candidates who are signed up to the update service will be asked to provide their DBS details.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Heart Teaching are a recruitment business and we are advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of our Clients.