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Herts West - Borehamwood - Teaching Assistant

Job Description

About Us:
We are a thriving secondary school located in the heart of Borehamwood, dedicated to providing an inclusive and supportive environment where every student can achieve their full potential. Our school community values collaboration, respect, and a commitment to excellence in education.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will work closely with teaching staff to support students' learning and development, ensuring they receive the guidance and assistance they need to succeed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing one-to-one or small group support to students with additional learning needs.
  • Assisting teaching staff in delivering lessons and activities, including preparing materials and resources.
  • Supporting students with their academic progress, offering encouragement and feedback as needed.
  • Helping to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and supported.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff members to implement strategies for supporting students' individual needs.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for working with young people and supporting their learning and development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues.
  • An understanding of different learning styles and the ability to adapt support strategies accordingly.
  • A patient and empathetic approach, with a commitment to promoting the welfare and well-being of students.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for professional development.
  • Supportive working environment with a friendly and dedicated team of staff.
  • Access to training and resources to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people and contribute to their success.
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