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SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Primary School
Wellington, Somerset
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time, Part Time
Start Date
2nd September 2024
3rd June 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
IKB TA Sept 2024 - 2
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Job ID: 1423724

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Primary School (IKB) are looking for caring, nurturing and motivating 1:1 teaching assistants for our SEND pupils. 

Full time or part time hours available - please see attached recruitment pack for further details.

Job overview

Working 1:1 with a named child. To provide support for learning activities for child on an individual or group basis, under the general direction of the class teacher and Trust SENCo. To support and complement the work of the classroom teacher by supporting class work, the environment and personal care. Delivering programmes of intervention, as recommended by Trust SENCo, class teacher and external agencies. Providing personal, social, welfare, emotional and behavioural support. Facilitating social communications and interaction with peers. Working alongside teaching staff, parents and a range of professionals on a regular basis to implement and review programmes of intervention. 

Job requirements

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs at C grade or above, including English and Maths
  • Teaching Assistant qualification - desirable
  • Experience of working in a school environment supporting SEND pupils.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work in tandem with teaching staff
  • Ability to be empathetic and understanding of how different children develop and learn and the experience to identify and apply appropriate processes to achieve progression
  • Ability to demonstrate effective working with individual pupils and small groups under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher 

Why join us?

As a Teaching Assistant within Isambard Kingdom Brunel Primary School, you’ll be able to build upon your existing skillset within a supportive environment, with professional development, training, and career progression opportunities available.


Safeguarding Statement:

Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Primary School

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Primary School

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