FULL-TIME EYFS SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS TEACHING ASSISTANT
Grade scale 4, SCP 8-10 (depending on experience and/or relevant training). 32.5hrs/week, 39 weeks/year, 8:30-15:30 Monday to Friday, £17,989 - £18,644 depending on experience and/or relevant training (FTE 23,406 - £24, 258).
Candidates must be creative and adaptable with a passion for working with primary school-aged children. You should be able to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills, have a flexible approach, good organisational skills and the ability to build relationships with children, teachers and parents. All our teaching assistants have a wider responsibility to monitor the welfare of all of our pupils throughout the day as dictated by school requirements, in particular during break times and lunchtimes.
The position requires experience of working with children with a range of additional needs, including ASC and communication difficulties. You will assist the child in accessing all areas of the curriculum to the best of their ability. The post involves working alongside the class teacher to provide effective learning support to a pupil with SEND.. The vacant position is to support a pupil with special educational needs in Reception. Experience of supporting a child that finds self-regulation challenging would be desirable.
As you will be working with other support staff, teaching staff and leadership in the best interest of the pupil(s) in your care, good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 4th November 2021 (5PM)
Interviews will be held on: Monday 15th November 2021 (times to be confirmed)
Sheen Mount School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants who are also parents at the school can only be considered for roles which are outside of the year group of their own child(ren). This post is subject to reference checks, permission to work in the UK and an enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service). Sheen Mount aims to be an equal opportunities employer and to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.
Sheen Mount Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.