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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.98 - £11.98 Hourly Pro rata salary

SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant job summary

Greyfriars Academy

London Road

King’s Lynn


PE30 5PY

01553 773087


Headteacher: Mr McGovern

NOR: 237

28 Hours per week Term time plus one week

At Greyfriars Academy we are on a journey to becoming a good school. We are seeking a Teaching Assistant to work with a pupil who has Special Educational Needs on a 1:1 basis, both in and out of the classroom. The successful candidate should be enthusiastic and creative, with experience of supporting pupils in a classroom environment.

The school are looking for someone who can:

Work effectively with children who communicate verbally and non-verbally to ensure they make progress towards the Education, Health and Care targets

Work as part of the team at the direction of the class teacher and SENDCo to support teaching provision and pupils’ learning

Under the guidance of the teacher, work with a child with additional educational needs, to help them to achieve their full potential and show the flexibility needed for this

The successful applicant will provide tailored support to the pupil’s specific needs and work with the pupil to manage behaviour and promote learning development

Be a good team player and prepared to continue with professional development

Use their creativity and initiative to adapt to the pupils needs as they change

The ideal candidate will have:

Some experience of working with pupils on a 1:1 and KS1 basis

A calm and nurturing approach

Patience to give the child the chance to

An understanding of, or willingness to learn about Autism

At least 6 months experience working with children in the last 2 years

Legal right to work in the UK

To find out more about the school and to download an application pack, please visit the school website https://greyfriarsacademy.uk/

We warmly welcome visits to the school. The closing date for completed applications Monday 10th June.

Greyfriars is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equality of opportunity. Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Record check by the DBS and reference vetting. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations. The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are or disqualified under these regulations

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 Greyfriars Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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