SEN Teaching Assistant
Start date: 1st November 2021 (or earlier, if possible).
Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only.
Salary: Hay 9 (£16,024 - £17,691 per annum)
Please note, this is a temporary post until the funding ceases, or the child leaves the school.
The head teacher and governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated part-time Learning Support Assistant 30 hours to provide 1.1 support of a Year 5 child with complex and behaviour learning needs. The post will be subject to the continued funding of the statement and until the child leaves the school.
The successful candidate will have:
• We a looking for a skilled SEND teaching assistant who has experience of working with children and young people with complex special educational needs.
• have the skills to build a positive, nurturing relationship that models inclusion, patience and high expectations
• Be calm, resilient, tactful, unflappable and able to manage unpredictable behaviours
• Happy to work as part of a team committed to creative and solution focused approaches to pupil care
• An understanding of sensory difficulties and able to deliver a sensory diet.
• Experience of working with autism and attachment disorder.
• ideally have experience with implementing programmes and following advice from professionals such as the educational psychologist
• have a knowledge of IT skills and understand how IT can be used to support learning
In return, we can offer:
• A welcoming environment in which the needs of pupils are at the
centre of all 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
Closing date for applicants is Monday 4th October 2021.
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 2009’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.
St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Thornbury 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.