29 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months with the opportunity to become Permanent

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Purpose of Post

1. To work in tandem with teachers and a wide range of other professionals to support teaching and learning and promote well-being for SEND pupils. To provide learning support to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and / or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.

2. To provide 1:1 learning support to enable pupils to access school life and learning.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

1. Support for Pupils

1.1 To develop and understanding of the special educational needs of the pupil concerned, including knowledge of and contribution to any relevant EHCP, Statement, Target plans.

1.2 To take into account the pupils special needs and ensure their access to learning through appropriate support and / or use of relevant resources

1.3 To build a positive relationship with the pupils and treat them consistently with respect and consideration.

1.4 To help the pupils develop independent learning, confidence and self-esteem.

2. Support for the Teacher

2.1 To have formal and informal meetings with the teacher and team to contribute to planning.

2.2 To prepare materials and resources.

2.3 To prepare pupils for tasks through effective and adaptable planning.

2.4 With support from the teacher, implement specific teaching programmes.

2.5 To work on differentiated activities with identified groups.

2.6 To carry out classroom assessment / observation and feedback outcomes.

2.7 To be involved in keeping records, evaluation progress and next steps in learning.

3. Support for Parents

3.1 Develop an effective and regular means of communication to best support the development and well-being of the pupils.

4. Supporting the School

4.1 To play an active part in supporting the vision and ethos of the school.

4.2 To implement school policies and procedures with regular regard to safeguarding, behaviour and confidentiality.

4.3 To identify personal training needs and attend training.

4.4 Any other tasks as directed by the Head Teacher that fall within the scope of the post.

What the school offers its staff

Dale Community Primary School is a large vibrant school which is federated with Stonehill Nursery School. Both schools are located in the heart of the city of Derby.

We have 550 pupils on roll. Our pupils live in a multi-cultural environment and the school is proud to be at the centre of that community. The majority of our children are of Asian origin with 72% British Pakistani and the remainder consisting of a number of different nationalities.

Dale School was built in 1908. The school and is on two floors and additional buildings have been added to the school over time.

Dale and Stonehill have approximately 100 highly committed staff that work well together as a team.

We describe ourselves as a school for creating opportunity and embracing innovation to nurture each and every individual.

We aim to

- INSPIRE a love of learning

- BUILD a strong community

- CELEBRATE our diversity

- PROVIDE life-changing opportunities

- ACHIEVE in all areas of school life

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Dale Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
549 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Dale Community Primary School

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

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