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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Named Child Contract

Actual salary

£8,722 p.a.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a caring and dedicated person to join our supportive Early Years team.

Due to external funding, there is an opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a child in the 2-year-old room.

The role entails supporting a child in our 2 year old provision with special educational needs by developing a play environment and supervising activities; you will receive guidance and support from our Early Years Team. Experience of working with children who are delayed in their speech and language would be advantageous.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Ability to build a relationship through identifying and engaging with children’s interests
  • Experience of supporting children with speech, language and communication needs
  • Able to adapt learning ‘in the moment’ to make it engaging and fun
  • Knowledge and understanding of meeting the needs of children with social communication difficulties, including strategies to support learners with autism
  • Confidence in teaching social skills and modelling appropriate interactions
  • Manage the physical demands of a busy role working with active children

For more details of the position, please see Job Description and Employee Specification.

What the school offers its staff

Sea Mills Primary is a supportive and caring place to work and we put the needs of every child at the centre of what we do.

We are ambitious for the achievement of all pupils but also recognise that staff need support and training to do the job to the best of their abilities. We will help you to thrive so that you can do a great job.

We regularly provide continued professional development support for all staff in school, which can be tailored towards your needs.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview at the school on Wednesday 24th April 2024.

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.

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About Sea Mills Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
255 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Our core values of Respect, Responsibility and Aspiration are always at the heart of everything we do and at Sea Mills Primary we aim to give every child the very best start possible to their education.

Arranging a visit to Sea Mills Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sea.mills.p@bristol-schools.uk.

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