Special Resource Provision Teaching Assistants – required ASAP
Contract: Fixed Term to 22nd July 2020
Hours: 27 hours per week, term time only:
Monday to Thursdays 8:45-12:00am and 1:00-3:00pm.
Fridays 8:15-12:00am and 1:00-3:00pm.
In addition, on one day per week you would be required to work until 3:15pm
Salary: NJC Pay Grade J or K depending on experience
Closing date: Wednesday 21st August
Interview date: w/c Tuesday 27th August
Rewarding and interesting vacancies have arisen for three Teaching Assistant to join our Special Resource Provision to work with children with complex needs.
These posts will be based in our SRP (Special Resourced Provision for 12 KS2 children with complex learning difficulties), and the successful candidates will work under the direction of our SRP manager and alongside three other TAs.
The roles involve supporting children’s learning, assisting the teacher, teaching individuals or pairs (under the guidance of the class teacher) and helping to make a positive environment for the children to learn in.
We are looking for enthusiastic teaching assistants who are passionate about working with children, and enjoy working in a small team. Experience of working with children with special education needs, although preferred, is not necessarily a requirement.
We are looking for a TAs who:
- have high expectations for SEN children and would be committed to help them fulfil their potential
- Can work effectively and collaboratively with others in a small team
- love working with SEN children and enjoy a challenge
- will positively promote inclusion and equity
- will contribute to our vision, values and ethos
We can offer you:
- rewarding work as you help the children learn
- polite children who want to learn and are proud of their school
- experienced, committed, friendly and supportive staff
- a calm, friendly ethos, where each child is valued as an individual
- a well-resourced and spacious working environment
- excellent professional development opportunities to help you carry out this role
Previous experience of working in a school environment is preferred, as is experience of working with children who have special educational needs, but this is not essential.
The successful candidates will have a minimum level of education to include Maths and English GCSE grade C or equivalent.
Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. Eldene Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and medical clearances, and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.