1-1 SEN support in Early Years – Docking Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery

Docking Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8LH

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    25 February 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



This is £19505 – £19895 full time equivalent, depending on experience

1-1 SEN support in Early Years – Docking Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery job summary

The school is looking for a hardworking and committed individual who is able to work using their own initiative, to join our friendly and supportive team.

We are looking to appoint a level 3 qualified teaching assistant to join our Early Years Foundation stage class to support a named child.

As a teaching assistant, you will be resilient and have a broad and interesting outlook on life. Ideally, you will have a good standard of education, however the role is supportive and it is essential that your personality is nurturing. You will be willing to learn aspects of behaviour management and possess the skills and attributes to implement strategies and potentially utilise de-escalation tactics to diffuse age-related behavioural issues.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of successfully supporting learning within Early Years and will display patience, enthusiasm, energy, good humour and work flexibly. Applications are especially welcome from individuals with an interest in outdoor learning / forest schools.

The ability to work independently and as part of our team is essential.

We are looking for someone who:

Is highly motivated, committed and enthusiastic
Promotes a love of learning
Promotes Christian values, excellence in education and joyful encounters
Deals wisely with difficulty, creatively with challenge and with resilience through adversity
Sees the potential in every child
Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
Is reflective and ambitious
Has the desire to continue their own professional development
Has experience of dealing with pupils with special educational needs who require clear and consistent boundaries or is willing to undertake training in these areas.

Docking Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undertake a DBS check. This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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About Docking Church of England Primary Academy and Nursery

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 126 pupils
Age range
3 to 11

Here at Docking, we really want all our children, as they progress through the years, to have the highest possible aspirations for everything they do, whether it be work or play. Docking C of E Primary Academy and Nursery is a small, popular school in the village of Docking situated between Hunstanton and Fakenham, just over 4 miles from the North Norfolk coast. We enjoy excellent relationships with our local community and particularly our beautiful village church, St.Mary's. The academy thoroughly enjoys a broad range of educational visits, trips, sports fixtures and other ventures which are enthusiastically supported by everyone. Docking C of E Primary Academy and Nursery is fortunate to enjoy wonderful facilities including a large purpose-built sports hall, a modern nursery environment and a spectacular 'Field of Dreams'.

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