Hours – 26 hours 20 mins per week, term time only
Salary – Hay 9 (£13,687 - £15,112 per annum)
The Headteacher and governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated part-time Teaching Assistant to provide 1.1 support of a Year 4 child with complex and behaviour learning needs.
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
This is a temporary post subject to review under the Education, Care and Health Plan for Special Educational Needs and will continue until the pupil(s) specified leave(s) the school or until the requirement for the work ceases owing to a review of the pupil’s(s’) special educational needs.
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.
Closing date – 6 July 2020
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.