We are looking for someone to join our friendly, supportive team, working as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant. You will be required to work on a 1:1 basis with a named child, who has additional learning needs, supporting them in accessing the curriculum during their lessons, and with other activities they may struggle with. Due to their needs, they may show challenging behaviour and therefore some of their learning time may be in a designated space outside of the classroom.
This is a term time position, working 29.67 hours per week, between 8.30a.m. and 3.35p.m., Monday to Friday. It will be a fixed term contract, linked to a specific child but with a possibility of becoming permanent.
About you -
The successful applicant will –
Have some experience in the care and/or education of children
Have some experience of working in an school setting
Be able to communicate effectively with children and adults
Have a relevant NVQ2 or be working towards this
Be able to work well as a member of a team and on own initiative
About us -
“Warden Hill Junior School is a safe and secure place. Pupils are happy to come to school” OFSTED 2014.
We can offer the successful candidate –
well behaved and happy children who are keen to learn
friendly and supportive staff
excellent CPD opportunities
Employee Assistance Programme
. Onsite parking
. A well-equipped staff room, access to school lunches and a great location with many amenities in very short walking distance
Visits to the school are very welcome, please contact the school office on 01582 591386.
Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.
Please note that if you are shortlisted for this role, or an alternative role, an online name search will be undertaken, as per Keeping Children Safe in Education. The purpose of the search is to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school or college might want to explore with you at interview. Further information on how online searches will be undertaken can be found in our schools Recruitment and Selection Policy.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.
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Visas cannot be sponsored.