I am a confident, caring, assertive and organised Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity to make a real difference into the lives of young learners. My main goal in life is to ensure young children are supported and encouraged to achieve their full potential. I am a complete ‘all-rounder’, and I can adapt to any situation, in particular to situations surrounding young learners and their educational environment.
Graduated with a Foundation Degree in Education Studies for TAs
Elected class representative in College
Organised a successful ‘Fun Day’, attended by over 100 people
2010 – 2012
FdEd Education Studies for Teaching Assistants
Bath Spa University
Planning, Delivery & Assessment of Learning
Supporting Language & Literacy
Supporting Individuals and Groups
Reflective Practitioner – Research in the Educational Workplace
Learning, Theory and Practice
2007 – 2009 Results: English: A* Maths: B Business: A
Easington East College
Feb 2013 – Present
Teaching Assistant (TA) Leeds High School
Main duties performed:
Taking a small group of learners for additional lessons
Preparing class registers and accurately and timely updating learners’ records
Monitoring and recording pupil activities
Regularly giving feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
Producing individual learning plans tailored to specific students and their learning needs
Liaising with students, teachers, learning mentors, youth workers and peer groups as required.
Working with SEN (special educational needs) children on a one-to-one basis providing them with extra support and assistance in the classroom
Support the Teacher with marking students’ assignments
Planning learning activities & school trips with teachers
Sept 2012 – Feb 2013
Classroom Assistant Woodbridge Academy
Main duties performed:
Supporting with the delivery of lessons, workshops and tutorials
Participating in one-to-one support and group activities
Admin duties such as phoning, filing and answering emails
Providing support within the classroom (during literacy and numeracy lessons)
Planning of activities & lessons for literacy on a regular basis
Teaching 1:1 and small groups (for literacy, phonics, reading, etc.)
Helping children with any questions they might have regarding the curriculum and refer them to the teacher when appropriate
Helping children with their playing, learning and social development.
Attended various workshops such as:
Level 3 Award and Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Level 2 Diploma in Support Work in Schools
Level 2 First Aid at Work
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to explain a concept or subject in a variety of ways
Excellent understanding of how children develop and learn
IT skills (Microsoft Office)
Excellent reading, writing and proofreading skills
Being patient, polite and understanding at all times and particularly when dealing with learners who have learning difficulties or special needs.
Hobbies and interests
My hobbies are going to the cinema, spending time with my family and friends and babysitting for family members. I also enjoy meeting new people which is also why I have been a volunteer at my local Youth Community Society for the past two years. Recently, I have voluntarily worked at a private nursery to complete my NVQ level 2 in Childcare and Development – something which I am really proud of.
Mr Benjamin Power Teacher, Woodbridge Academy Address: 3 Chariton Rd, West Town, SN14 3NL Tel: 0223 8300 5506 Email:[email protected]
Mr Lewis Young Head Teacher, Leeds High School Address: 3 Milk Road, Portsmouth, TR4 8GR Tel: 0080 6778 4334 Email:[email protected]
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