Stoke Damerel Primary Academy, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join the School as soon as possible.
Post: SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Stoke Damerel Primary Academy, Collingwood Road, Plymouth, PL1 5PA
FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade C, Point 5 -7, £19,650 - £20,444 per annum (pro-rata)
Actual Annual Salary:£14,517.33 - £15,103.94 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st August 2023, part time; term-time (39 weeks per year).
Contract Hours:30.85 hours per week; Monday to Friday
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and flexible SEN TA to join our SEN Department. You will work under the instruction/guidance of the SENCO to undertake one-one work/care/support to enable access to learning for a pupil with special educational and social needs.
About the successful candidate
We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:
- To have knowledge and understanding of social, emotional & mental health needs and cognitive needs, that affect children and young people's development.
- Excellent listening skills
- An ability to build strong, trusting relationships
- Promote and support the inclusion of all pupils in learning and social skills activities
- To use positive and personalised anxiety management strategies
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 15 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: for applications is Sunday 16th October 2022
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Thursday 1st November 2022
To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking the following link:
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.
Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible toapply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.