seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible Teaching
Assistant full time over 39 weeks. SEN
experience is desirable.
the Reception class teacher with their responsibility for the development and
education of children in schools, which will involve working 1to1 with pupils
with special needs.
- To assist
an individual teacher, or teachers, in delivering and evaluating programmes and
adapting teaching materials to suit the particular requirements of individual
pupils and groups.
- To assist
in meeting the pupils’ need for encouragement, reassurance and comfort and
attend to their personal requirements and physical care while encouraging
independence at all times.
C of E (A) Infant School has been at the heart of Ashtead and the surrounding
area since 1852.
As a small school, we
are a small friendly team who ensure that their provision and support for all is
curriculum is engaging, lively and topics are based on pupils’ interests. We use a wide range of resources and teaching
styles to deliver lessons to pupils of all needs and abilities.
is a happy, caring and inclusive school, with opportunities
to learn, develop and experience new challenges.
We offer a wellbeing package through Smart Clinic with access to a few wellbeing services that you may find beneficial, including counselling, stress coaching, physiotherapy, and access to a virtual GP.
Years qualification is essential
experience is desirable. In particular, working with children with speech and
language, ADHD and ASD
numeracy and literacy e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and Maths or
equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.
- Able to
work towards Vocational Qualifications Level 1 or equivalent experience in
understanding of Health and Safety regulations, procedures and the principles
of equality and diversity.
- Basic IT
- Ability to
operate basic equipment.
listening skills and enthusiasm to learn.
Successful candidates will be expected
1-1 and/or group support / intervention and monitor pupil performance,
including those who have physical, emotional or educational needs, under the
direction of senior staff.
- Carry out
routine tasks to organise and maintain the learning environment.
- Ensure all
wellbeing, behaviour and personal development of pupils.
- May carry
out personal care routines as appropriate.
required to respond to pupils' needs in routine, pre-agreed tasks (including
routine medical needs).
materials and equipment are available as and when required
required to contribute with activity planning.
- May need
to make records of activities/observations for further submission to supervisor
as per instructions.
- Work with
- Respond to
individual needs and/or answer simple queries politely and ask for assistance
- Report any
concerns, problems or incidents, e.g. safeguarding, behaviour, breakdowns, and
deficiencies, in accordance with relevant reporting procedures.
with parents and visitors in a courteous manner, to promote a positive image of
is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful appointments are subject to a
satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. Applicants must have the right to work in the
Please complete the online application.