Child Specific Teaching Assistant
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Start date details
As soon as possible
14 June 2023 at 5pm
15 May 2023
- Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2
- View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week
- Fixed term - Child Specific
Full-time equivalent salary
- Between £20,812 and £21,575
- Band B point 3-5
What skills and experience we're looking for
NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or relevant/equivalent
Good numeracy and literacy (e.g. GCSE Grade C in
English and maths or equivalent)
- Effective use of ICT to support learning
Ability to relate well with children and adults
Ability to work as part of a team, understanding
classroom roles and responsibilities and own position within these roles
A ‘can do’ attitude and growth mind-set, ability
to see development opportunities in change.
Ability to adapt approach to suit pupil needs.
Working with or caring for children in a classroom or educational setting
Experience of assisting children to use resources for learning.
General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning
Understanding of child development and the learning process
Understanding of the importance of opportunities for social skills development during break-times/outside of the classroom.
Knowledge of autism and other SEN and the impact on the individual child
Commitment to promoting equality and diversity across the service
Willingness to attend training as required for the role and a commitment to own personal development
A growth mindset and a positive outlook to support the development, wellbeing and self-esteem of students across the age ranges
What the school offers its staff
We offer you:
- A supportive leadership and management team
- Opportunities at a personal and professional level, and active involvement in the school’s development with access to regular training and peer support
- Health and wellbeing support through an external provider
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Salary sacrifice for childcare costs
- Subsidised public transport costs
- Subsidised eye tests and glasses for DSE users
Further details about the role
SEND Teaching Assistants
Band B point 3 – 5 £20,812-£21,575 (actual salary £15,602 – £16,174)
Monday – Friday 32.5 hours per week
Term Time Only (39 weeks) permanent
To start April 2023
Monday-Friday 8.50am-3.40pm(Requirement to work until 4.45pm on some Wednesdays for staff training)
We are seeking to appoint a number of Child Specific Teaching Assistants at our outstanding all age special school. You will be required to provide support to a named student in all areas of the curriculum and to adapt your approach to suit their needs. There may be times when you are supporting a wider group of pupils. Positions are in our primary and secondary teams.
Pupils have a broad range of needs including Autism, ADHD, Downs Syndrome, social, emotional and behavioural challenges and a range of personal care and medical needs. We also support a growing number of pupils with mental health challenges.
Our culture is to work towards shared goals to support pupil self-regulation and build self-esteem and confidence for life beyond school.
Hazel Oak strives to be a fully inclusive school, supporting a diverse workforce with equity as a key priority. In supporting applications from neuro diverse applicants, we adapt recruitment processes to include all candidates.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender assignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships
The post falls under the requirements of the Fluency Duty (part of the Immigration Act 2016) which makes it a requirement for all public sector workers operating in ‘customer facing’ role to be able to speak fluent English.
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About Hazel Oak School
- School type
- Special school, ages 4 to 19
- School size
- 189 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 19
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Hazel Oak is an Outstanding learning environment, for pupils aged 4-19 years, who have a broad range of needs including Autism, ADHD, Downs Syndrome, social, emotional and behavioural challenges and a range of personal care and medical needs. We also support a growing number of pupils with mental health challenges.
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