Classroom Assistant

Location Omagh, County Tyrone
Job type Permanent
Salary £9.25 - £10.01 per annum
Published 11 months ago
Contact Una Brennan
Job ref EN 000877_1569599239

Job description

Our client, a school in Omagh, Co Tyrone require a Classroom Assistant

The Role:

As the Classroom Assistant, your duties will involve working on an individual basis with a pupil who has statements of special educational needs and will include

  • Assisting the pupil as directed by the teacher;
  • Preparation for class and help in setting up of various items of apparatus as required for different subjects;
  • Establish a supportive relationship with the pupil concerned;
  • Prepare and produce appropriate resources to support the pupil
  • 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 school;
  • Supporting the pupil in ensuring that all class work and homework is complete;
  • Working with the pupil to support Literacy, Numeracy and the development of social skills;
  • Care of pupil in teacher's absence, e.g. morning break, lunchtime;
  • Accompanying class to all extra-curricular activities, where appropriate;
  • 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;
  • Assist the class teacher and/or other professionals with the implementation of the system for recording pupil progress;
  • Duplicate written materials; assist with production of charts and displays etc.

Hours of work:

  • 30 hours weekly (Mon - Fri between hours 8.30am and 3.30pm)


  • Relevant qualification
  • Previous experience in a similar setting
  • Good communication skills and good understanding of English
  • Demonstrable ability to work on own initiative

In Return:

  • Rate of Pay : £9.42per hr - £10.01 per hr
  • Free Parking

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