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  • Closing date

    7 July 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    27 June 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - Approximately 3 Months Initially

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,650 - £20,444

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant level 2 job summary

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy, Brotherton Knottingley
SEN Teaching Assistant level 2
Monday – Friday 8.45am – 3.15pm
Temporary Contract of 3 months initially
£19,650 - £20,444
Actual salary £13,787 - £14,344

About the Trust
Ebor Academy Trust is a family of schools located across North and East Yorkshire, York and the Humber region. Our vision is to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education for all our learners and we believe that all of our staff have a vital part to play in achieving that goal. We genuinely seek to live our values of Excellence, Belonging, Opportunity and Respect, which underpin all we do, and we believe that all staff in our school communities have a vital part to play in achieving our goals.

About the role
Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy have the exciting opportunity to recruit for a level 2 SEN Teaching Assistant to work with a child with an ECHP. The hours for this role are Monday – Friday 8.45am – 3.15pm, role is a temporary position for three months initially.
As a Teaching Assistant you will be passionate about teaching and learning and believe in developing the true potential of children. You will have a calm and positive disposition, the ability to break down activities into small step teaching and will nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries and routines, you will use positive behaviour management in all areas around school.

Job requirements
We wish to recruit a highly committed Teaching Assistant who has knowledge and experience of working with children who have special educational needs.
Within this role you will also be working with and alongside a wide range of different professions all with the common goal of ensuring the best care and education is given to our children.
Good, clear and effective communication will play a key role in this position as you will need to work with and alongside the child, their family and other members of staff within the school.
You will have positive behaviour management skills, and be flexible and able to work on your own initiative.
You should have experience of working with children who have profound and multiple learning disabilities or Autism, ideally, but not necessarily in an educational setting. A relevant qualification would also be welcomed.
You will be enthusiastic and passionate about child development, play and interaction with knowledge on how you can develop this further to enhance children’s experiences.
Moving and Handling training would be desirable but training would be given if required.

Working with us
All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is essential to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we encourage the learning of new skills should you wish to develop your career with the Trust further.
The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

Closing date: Thursday 7th July 2022 at 5.00pm
Interview date: Wednesday 13th July 2022
For enquiries please contact Lindsey Wilson, School Business Partner, l.wilson@ebor.academy
Visits to our school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, please contact us to arrange this.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
188 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy is part of the Ebor Academy Trust and based in Knottingley. At our school, we have core values of excellence, belonging, opportunities and respect and our ethos of mutual respect, trust and honesty grows children’s confidence, self-motivation, resilience, tolerance, seeing the world from other people’s perspectives. We take a restorative approach across the whole of school to resolve conflict and rebuild relationships so every child feels valued and has a voice. Our core values and ethos are at the heart of everything we do in school, building a strong and happy school community where everyone has the inspiration and drive to achieve their best.

Arranging a visit to Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.wilson@ebor.academy.

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