We wish to recruit a part time, temporary Level 2 E9064AC Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant with a caring and positive outlook, to work with a specific individual child with complex needs to start as soon as possible.
The post is to support a specific child in Foundation Stage, for 2 days per week (Thursday and Friday) with the potential to increase to 5 days per week. Hours are 8.45am to 3.05pm with an hour’s break for lunch.
You will work alongside the class teacher, providing classroom support for a named child with complex needs.
We would welcome your application if you can demonstrate that you are:
• Someone who has the passion and drive to help SEND pupils to engage in all aspects of school life
• Someone who understands the importance of providing equal access to learning for all abilities
• A person with experience of working with children with social and communication needs
• Able to help design and create stimulating learning experiences on an individual basis
• Can work with, and under the guidance of, the class teacher/SEND co-ordinator
• Can provide in and out of classroom support as required for individual children
• Able to use your own initiative as well as take direction, and quickly adapt to the changing needs of the child
• Positive in outlook and passionate about supporting children
• Able to work well as part of a team
• Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations of all children
• Able to assist in the preparation of learning resources
• Able to help with the assessment of pupil progress
We can offer you
• An enthusiastic group of Governors, Headteacher and teachers who passionately believe in building an innovative, effective and outstanding learning environment for all
• A flexible and supportive staff team with a shared vision
• Friendly and enthusiastic colleagues
• Well behaved children who are keen to learn
The post will be paid at Grade 4; points 7-10. Starting point on the scale to be determined, depending on experience.
This role is temporary and for a named child. The position will cease if the named child leaves our provision or funding is withdrawn.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. This appointment will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure; proof of the right to work in the UK, and satisfactory references.
Visits to the school are welcomed.
Applications close 12pm Monday 28 September 2020
Shortlisting will take place on Friday 2 October 2020
Interviews will take place on the morning of Friday 9 October 2020
We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences