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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 35 hours per week (Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 8.30am to 3.45pm, Weds 8.30am to 5.00pm)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,620

Actual salary

From £19,217 p/a

Pay scale

Derby City Grade E, pts 10-14

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have a passion to support additional needs children with varied ability levels? Are you looking for an exciting new role within a large, popular and thriving Inner City school? If so, and you can demonstrate that you are passionate about maximising our SEN children’s learning potential, then this role could be for you.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Additional Needs Teaching Assistant to work within our Orchard. This is a provision set up to cater for some of our children with SEN, which is split into two small groups based on age and level of need, providing a differentiated, small group approach for each child. The bespoke curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of the children and involves individual, small group and whole class teaching as appropriate.

You will be a qualified and experienced Additional/Special Needs Teaching Assistant who has recent experience within a primary school and a strong working knowledge of the primary and early years curriculums. You will ideally have experience of working with children with physical and educational difficulties. You will be able to demonstrate resilience and calm in stressful situations, focussing on solutions with patience, kindness and empathy. Your previous experience of supporting similar pupils will help your understanding and confidence in supporting a child and their family in overcoming barriers to their learning.


What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting role for the right person to join our large, friendly and incredibly dedicated team of teaching assistants, supporting teaching staff and pupils across our School. There may also be an opportunity for the right person to undertake HLTA duties, covering for teacher’s PPA and management time. We are a Read Write Inc School and so there may be opportunities for a suitable candidate to undertake RWInc training.

Commitment to safeguarding

DDAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, online checks, completion of a probationary period, pre-employment and Disclosure Barring Service checks. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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About Arboretum Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
639 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01332 291140

We are a large 635 place primary (which includes 20 children in our 2 year old unit and 78 in our 3 year old nursery), with a rich ethnic mix of delightful and well-behaved children. Our modern school has recently been refurbished and extensively extended and sits in large attractive grounds. We pride ourselves on our caring ethos and the value we place in our dedicated and friendly staff teams. We are a popular school, and have a waiting list for most year groups.

Arranging a visit to Arboretum Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@arboretum.derby.sch.uk.

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