Stoke Damerel Primary School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an
experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join the School in January 2024.
Post: SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: Stoke Damerel Primary
School, Collingwood Road, Stoke, Plymouth, PL1 5PA
Range: NJC Grade
C, Point 5 - 7, £21,575 rising to a maximum of £22,369 per annum, pro-rata
Actual Annual Salary Range: £16,008 - £16,597 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed term until 31 August 2024, part time, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Contract Hours: 30.85 hours per week, Monday to Friday
We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and flexible SEN
TA to join our SEN Team. You will work under the instruction/guidance of
the SENCO to undertake one-one work/care/support to enable access to learning
for pupils with special educational and social needs.
About the successful candidate
- To have
knowledge and understanding of social, emotional & mental health needs
and cognitive needs, that affect children and young people's development
- Ability to work one-to-one with
pupils with additional needs
- Excellent listening and
- An ability to build strong,
- Promote and support the inclusion
of all pupils in learning and social skills activities
- To use
positive and personalised anxiety management strategies
At Stoke Damerel Academy our motto is Dream Big, Achieve Together. What does this mean for our children? It means that as a school we have a clear aim
and intention to provide an education that enables each child to dream of their
own unique, possible future. Dream Big means that we seek to provide a wide
range of experiences and opportunities for children to discover their
potential. The children at our school
consistently exemplify the words Achieve Together; they show time and again that
they care for and support each other.
Our core school values are to help our pupils
become well-rounded, ambitious children who strive to reach their potential
through the exciting opportunities and experiences we provide. We teach our
children to develop life skills such as resilience, resourcefulness,
relationships, reflectiveness and risk taking to achieve success in learning.
The Academy has a PAN of 420.
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
17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset 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.
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.
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
If you think
this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our
development, please get in touch by calling Tina Boon, Office Manager on 01752
567686 or email@example.com
Closing date: for applications is 29 October 2023
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for 9 November 2023
apply for this
opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply
now’ on the advert.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the
closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
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
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
Please note that Reach South Academy Trust
is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider
applications from candidates eligible to apply 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
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