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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 August 2022

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months or whenever the named child leaves/ doesn't require funding anymore.

Full-time equivalent salary


Classroom Support Assistant job summary

Overall purpose of the post:

To work under the direct instruction of Teaching/Senior Staff usually in the classroom with the teacher to provide general support to the teacher and the provision of physical and general care in the management of a named SEN child to fulfil the expectations of their EHCP or High Needs Funding Plan. To undertake the general duties of a Teaching Assistant for pupils and the classroom.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Support for Pupils

  • Establish good working relationships with pupils, acting as a role model.
  • Be aware of and respond appropriately to individual pupil needs.
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate.
  • Support in the socialisation and behaviour management of the named child

Support for the Teacher

  • Provide minimal clerical/administration support (e.g. photocopying, typing filing, collecting money etc)
  • Assist with the display of children's work
  • Prepare classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards
  • Report pupil achievements, progress and issues to the appropriate person in agreed format.
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Assist in the management of pupil behaviour in line with school policy and ensure reports are made in agreed school format
  • Gather/report basic information from/to parents/carers as directed.

Support for the Curriculum

  • Prepare and maintain equipment and resources as directed
  • Assist pupils in the use of appropriate resources within appropriate lesson plan

Commitment to safeguarding

The Heath Family Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, references and online searches. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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About Halsnead Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
310 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Halsnead is an academy primary school, working as part of The Heath Family Multi-Academy Trust and as such has strong links with partner primary schools across three north-west local authorities. We are looking for one class teacher. The appointment is a permanent post. You will be a member of our dedicated staff team. Collaboration is at the heart of our school practice and, as such, we embrace the opportunities for collaborative working that come with working as part of a multi academy trust. Halsnead is an ambitious and inclusive community school with passion for delivering high quality education Our staff are passionate, hardworking and motivated.

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