Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    Monday 19th June (or as soon as possible)

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 15 hours per week in academic year 22-23 moving to 30 hours a week from 1st September 2023. Term time only.

Contract type

Fixed term - Linked to a child's funding

Actual salary

£7,313 to £7,783 for 15 hours, then £14,627 to £15,566 for 30hrs from Sept 2023

Pay scale

Level 2B point 3 to 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Establish and maintain relationships with individuals and groups

  • Motivate and care for each pupil as an individual and foster independence
  • Establish relationships with groups
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues as part of a professional team, in particular the class teacher, the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCO) and other teaching assistants; working at all times within the school’s policies and procedures

Support pupils during learning activities

  • Encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning and promoting development of self-esteem
  • Assist in devising and extending educational activities and in preparation of the curriculum. This may include contributing to the development and implementation of SEND Profiles and Personal and Pastoral Support Plans.
  • To help assess and systematically record pupil progress and achievements, using the results of this monitoring in further support work.
  • To attend to the educational, personal and social needs of the pupil and any other requirements depending on the pupil’s needs and, wherever possible, make these part of the learning experience.
  • To promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in the learning activities in which they are involved.

Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour

  • Promote school policies on pupil behaviour
  • Support implementation of strategies to manage behaviour
  • Contribute to the management of pupil behaviour
  • Employ strategies for behaviour management and report any problems to the teacher
  • Report any progress towards targets for children with Behaviour Support Plans/SEND Support Plans
  • Provide level of attention appropriate to pupil’s needs, modifying approach to ensure that desired outcomes are achieved
  • Deal with any disruption and report to the teacher any difficulties that you are unable to overcome

What the school offers its staff

You will be working with a pupil on a 1:1 basis, to help them access the curriculum and thrive and learn in line with their Education, Health Care Plans (EHCP). We need a classroom practitioner who will bring their experience, passion for learning and energy to our talented teaching team.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the Person Specification in order to be offered the post. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced Level and a qualification check are required for this post.

Applying for the job

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About Maple Tree Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
246 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01767 699806

Maple Tree is a one and a half form entry school which opened as a lower school in 2000. Last year transition began to become a Primary school and from September 2019 the school will cater for children of pre-school age (2 year olds) up to Year 6.

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