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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£8,684.00 - £8,828.00 Annually (Actual) NJC salary scale, level 2a, points 3-4

1:1 Teaching Assistant job summary

For this post, you must be a patient, calm, resilient Teaching Assistant who is positive and has a good sense of humour. Experience of working with SEND pupils with SEMH (social, emotional and mental health) would be an advantage. The perfect candidate will be self-motivated, capable of working collaboratively and independently when required and able to maintain a professional attitude when faced with difficult behaviour associated with SEMH. You will need to be flexible and be willing to undertake a variety of play based and learning activities with the pupil and be able to flex these according to the needs of the pupil in the moment.

The hours will be approximately 20 hours per week (likely to be Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8.45-3.30pm- with a 30 minute lunch break) Term time only, plus 5 INSET days per year. This is a fixed term contract linked to a child's Education, Health, Care plan.

You will be based within a mainstream Lower School, supporting a child with social and emotional difficulties and language, understanding and cognitive difficulties. Therefore, previous experience working with pupils with similar difficulties would be desirable. The ability to build positive relationships with the pupil, their family and other professionals is essential.

Start date will be as soon as possible. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Stondon Lower School has been recognised by Ofsted as ‘GOOD’ and our aim is to create a truly inclusive teaching and learning environment. Every effort is made to make Stondon Lower a caring, creative environment where pupil’s needs are catered to in an individualised way.

The schools are committed to stringent safeguarding procedures (including the PREVENT agenda), therefore, this position will include full adherence to safer recruitment guidelines. This will include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to commencement of employment and we will also apply for references prior to interview from your current/most recent employer.

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 Stondon Lower School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9

School location

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