Classroom Assistants

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.73 - £8.78 per hour
Published 6 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Kirsty Tomlinson
Job Ref HS 0003108_1504188229

Job Description

Classroom Assistants are required on a temporary basis for local Public Sector organisations based in various locations.

Role: Temporary Classroom Assistants

Rate of Pay: Depending on experience & qualification

Location: Various locations

Hours: Full-time & Part-time hours available

Main duties/Responsibilities:

Assist pupil(s) learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on their own by assisting with the management of the learning environment through:

- clarifying and explaining instruction;

- ensuring the pupils are able to use equipment and materials provided;

- assisting in motivating and encouraging the pupil(s) as required;

- assisting in areas requiring reinforcement or development;

- promoting the independence of pupils to enhance learning;

- helping pupil(s) stay on work set;

- meeting physical/medical needs as required whilst encouraging independence;

Be aware of school policies, procedures and of confidential issues linked to home/pupil/teacher/school work and to keep confidences appropriately.

Establish a supportive relationship with the pupils concerned.

Prepare and produce appropriate resources to support pupil(s) and take care of material for play sessions.

Supervise groups of pupils, or individual pupils on specified activities including talking and listening, using ICT, extra curricular activities, and other duties as directed by the class teacher/officer.

Under the direction of the teacher, and following an appropriate risk assessment, assist with off-site activities.

Provide continuity of adult care of e.g. supervising play and cloakrooms including hand washing, toileting etc.

Provide supervision/support including the administration of prescribed medicines and drugs for children who are ill and deal with minor cuts and grazes.

Ensure as far as possible a safe environment for pupils.

Report to the class teacher any signs or symptoms displayed which may suggest that a pupil requires expert or immediate attention.

Essential Criteria:

  • NVQ Level 2 & Level 3
  • Previous experience working in a similar environment

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Kirsty Tomlinson will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

*Please beware that all successful candidates will have to complete an Access NI application at a cost of £33.*

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