Early Years Teaching Assistant, Gateshead:
Schools Mutual Services are seeking to appoint an Early Years Teaching Assistant for one of our partner schools based in Houghton Le Spring This will be starting from October 2021 and the contract type will depend on the candidates selected.
Successful applicants will be working with a friendly team within Early Years and Key Stage 1 providing small group and 1:1 intervention support work.
To be considered for the position of Early Years Teaching Assistant you will need: a recognised UK Teaching Assistant or Nursery Nurse qualification or equivalent; ability to deliver engaging small group and 1:1 support where necessary, and experience working with children of different abilities. Experience working within a Nursery or Primary environment is also essential as well as experience working with with children with SEN as well as having the ability to provide references for previous education experience. You must have a right to work within the UK and be able to commute to the school within Newcastle Upon Tyne. As an Early Year Teaching Assistant you must also hold a current update registered DBS (or be willing to undertake a DBS application)
Who we are:
Schools Mutual Services are a not-for-profit recruitment service set up specifically for the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust. Formed in 2020, we work side by side with the Trust's HR department to recruit permanent and temporary staff for positions within.
Benefits of working for Schools Mutual Services:
We view our candidates as valued education professionals, so when working in conjunction with us you will receive benefits such as: industry leading rates of pay with direct contracts through the Trust; consistent permanent employment opportunities through our schools and a guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). Furthermore, there is inclusive training given by schools to help with professional development and alignment with current curriculum; you will also have access to a HR consultant who will provide ongoing support and other benefits alongside.
Schools Mutual Services are registered with APSCo who are the leading education safeguarding compliance body. Upon registration, a thorough interview procedure takes place where you are expected to give accurate information and explain any gaps of employment. For safeguarding procedures, we required your references to be satisfactory and for DBS purposes, any convictions declared