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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm

Contract type

Fixed term - Named Child Contract

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a TA who:

  • Has extensive experience of working with pupils with SEND.
  • Has knowledge and experience of supporting pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder and speech & language difficulties. It is essential for the candidate to use very clear spoken English.
  • Has knowledge of using speech & language programmes and assessment tools for example; WellComm and First Call would be desirable.
  • Has the experience to organise and deliver personalised intervention sessions.
  • Ideally, the candidate would have experience in creating communication resources for example; social stories, visual classroom aids, Widget symbols.
  • Has experience in de-escalation strategies and behaviour management.
  • Has excellent literacy, numeracy, and communication skills at GCSE Grade 4 level or equivalent.
  • Understands how children learn to support progress.
  • Works effectively as part of a team, including communicating with outside agencies.
  • Knowledge of working in a KS1 classroom environment would be beneficial.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer

    • The support of dedicated colleagues who collaborate and work effectively together
    • Opportunities to access a wide range of CPD

Further details about the role

The role will involve working with the pupil to meet their targets within the classroom environment and individually, delivering a range of approaches and interventions to support the specific needs of the pupil.

Commitment to safeguarding

Monkshouse Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We listen to our pupils and take seriously what they tell us. All school staff are trained in Child Protection, and children are made aware of the adults they can talk to if they have any concerns. Staff are trained to look out for signs of harm or neglect and are required to report these to the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

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About Monkshouse Primary Academy

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

Monkshouse Primary Academy is part of the University of Lincoln Academy Trust and is a vibrant, two-form entry primary school with a nursery. We deliver a curriculum that is exciting, engaging and inclusive and we aim to provide the best opportunities for teaching and learning which will inspire, motivate and engage all children.

Arranging a visit to Monkshouse Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mandy.ancliffe@monkshouse.lincs.sch.uk.

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