Hours: 32 Hours 30 minutes per week, term time only (Monday to Friday 8.30am – .30pm including 30 minutes unpaid lunchbreak)
Salary: Hay 10 (£15,414 - £16,358 per annum)
This is a temporary post subject to funding and will come to an end when the funding ceases or the child leaves the school.
We are recruiting for two SEN Teaching Assistants to support two pupils in EYFS who have additional needs and are awaiting assessment for an Education Health and Care Plan.
This post will primarily be 121 support but there will also be an element of group support, both within and outside of the classroom, to enable pupils to learn effectively. The role will also involve delivering tailored programmes of intervention to support specific needs including communication, social interaction, speech and language and emotional regulation.
The role will also involve a lunchtime role to support and model social skills and appropriate play. The successful candidate will also be required to work closely with the class teacher, Inclusion Leader and external agencies in order to continually review and monitor provision and progress.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate team member who is interested in nurturing and supporting pupils to learn effectively so that they can grow and flourish as successful young people.
Previous experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs is desirable as is experience of the EYFS curriculum. We are looking for a candidate who has particular skills in one or more of the following areas:
• Speech and language
• Social communication, interaction and play
• Sensory needs
• English as an additional language
• Social, Emotional and Mental Health
The successful candidate will require a good standard of education, normally evidenced by 3 or more GCSEs (including Mathematics and English) at Grade C or above or other equivalents.
The successful candidate should possess NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants/ other relevant qualification or minimum 3 years relevant experience of working with children in an educational context.
We are looking for a new member of our team who is enthusiastic and has a tangible passion for helping children to learn, grow and flourish. Dedication, energy, humour as well as a commitment to continual professional development are key requirements of the role!
Appropriate training and access to relevant CPD will be provided for the successful candidate.
The successful candidate will:
• Hold a positive vision of children’s education and how children learn effectively
• Have experience of working with children including those with additional needs
• Be an advocate for children with additional needs and determined to help them be successful
• Be passionate and determined that for every child can reach their potential
• Possess the skills to work collaboratively with other members of the team in order to provide effective support for pupils
• Hold and model high expectations for pupil behaviour and learning
• Display a positive attitude towards their work and be friendly and approachable to all members of our school community
In return, we can offer:
• A welcoming environment in which the needs of pupils are at the centre of all that we do
• A dedicated team with a wide range of experience
• Access to continued professional learning
• The opportunity to join a school at the start of an exciting journey of improvement
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2018’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd February 2022 at 12pm.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th February.
Christ Church Hanham CofE Primary School 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.