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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575.00 - £22,369.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade C

[230921] SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

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                                            

FTE Salary 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

About the role

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

Key Skills

  • 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 communication 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 School

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.

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 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.

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.

Next Steps

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 emailatadmin@sdps.plymouth.sch.uk

Closing date: for applications is 29 October 2023

Interview Date:  Interviews are provisionally booked for 9 November 2023

To 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 

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 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 Visa.

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About Stoke Damerel Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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