Hi everyone, I'm trying to find a job as a TA in Liverpool after work in London for three years. I have been applying for months now with no luck, I'm not really sure about my Supporting Statement. Maybe someone can give me some feedback... After finding at the _________ Website the post from __________ School for a Teaching Assistant Level 2 I believe my skills and experience make me the ideal candidate and I can suit greatly to the position. I discovered a natural love for children and a good humour attitude towards them when I had my first contact with Education 20 years ago. I had the chance to train a football school team and hold this position for 5 years, time taught me to be patient, deal with behaviour issues and develop my first techniques to motivate. From 2007, after I accomplished an ELE Degree (Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) I started working at languages schools aimed to teenage students. In a classroom setting I had to learn different ways of explaining things, understand how children learn and conceive fun and engaging lessons which could battle lack of attention and interest. I started performing a Teaching Assistant position in SEN school by enrolling to Axcis Education London in 2012. I hold a Level 3 Teacher Assistant and the follow is a representative sample of the values I offered • Provide personal care and safeguarding the welfare to students. • Develop organisation and administrative dexterity by observing, monitor, recording and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities, contribute to setting individual education plan (IEP) targets and to IEP reviews. • Preparing resources taking into account pupils’ interests, language and cultural backgrounds and support them in the use of ICT • Lease with the teacher by providing feedback and, in her absence, cover all pre prepared activities to provide continuity for the pupils. • Develop techniques to teach Numeracy and Literacy skills efficiently. • Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits. • To provide support for pupils by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with school policy My knowledge of the National Curriculum enlarged in a two months spell in Moorcroft Special School, when I had the chance to fulfil a class Teacher position, I was the one who directly designed the lessons according to student targets. I also developed my ability to relate to parents and team management skills, sharing experiences and observations with co-workers have been crucial in building up and improving my teaching expertise. My interpersonal skills are enhanced by my additional work experience. I have worked as a touristic guide for Trixi Barcelona or Costumer Service for Panasonic in Cape Town. I also worked in Ireland and India, teaching Spanish, volunteering or completing my budget with different jobs. Flexibility, fast learning and adaptability; learning the clues of new tasks were constant during those years. I believe this job experience and contact with all kind of people sharpened my team work abilities and transferable skills. I’m currently looking for a position which could widen my experience in mainstream schools in order to apply for a Teacher position in the future. I’m always open to Teacher coverings but I honestly enjoy the Teacher Assistant role: this position suits greatly to my future purposes and immediate needs. I’m also open and willing to undertake any training that can enhance my abilities.