SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Staynor Hall Primary Academy, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 8GE

8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Fixed Term)

Actual salary

£9,766 - £10,160

SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant job summary

Staynor Hall Primary Community Academy, Selby

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant level 2

Monday – Friday 8.45am – 1.00pm

21.25 hours per week

Temporary position –Subject to pupils needs within the school.

£19,650 - £20,444

Actual Salary £9,766 - £10,160

About the Trust

Ebor Academy Trust is a family of schools located across North and East Yorkshire, York and the Humber region. Our vision is to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education at the heart of our diverse communities. To do this, we are committed to building professional collaborations of best practice both across and beyond the Trust. Through this, we aim to enable all our learners to flourish, and to open doors for their best futures.

We genuinely seek to live our values of Excellence, Belonging, Opportunity and Respect, which underpin all we do.

About the role

Here at Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy we are looking to recruit a caring, enthusiastic, and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant. The post is to support an individual child with special educational needs and is subject to the named pupil's continued education at the school. Experience of supporting pupils with SEN would be preferable.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be passionate about teaching and learning and believe in developing the true potential of children. You will have a calm and positive disposition, the ability to break down activities into small step teaching and will nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries and routines, you will use positive behaviour management in all areas around school.

Job Requirements

You will:

  • Work within the classroom to support the learning needs of the child;
  • Provide targeted 1:1 support
  • Adapt support dependent on the pupil's needs - communication, patience, and understanding will be key to this role, intimate care will also be required.
  • Create a stimulating environment in which their learning and development is encouraged
  • Keep records of the child's progress
  • Provide personal care to assist toileting, including changing and other self-care skills, encouraging independence where appropriate

  • Have a clear understanding of the ways in which children learn and a range of effective teaching styles which meet the child's individual need;
  • Be confident with your ability and work using your initiative
  • Work well within a team, be keen to share ideas, and happily except advice from colleagues and specialist staff
  • Be keen to develop your skills further by completing training signposted by key leaders
  • Be determined to make a positive difference
  • Be caring, friendly, adaptable and hardworking
  • Experience of working with a child with cerebral palsy and supporting language and communication is desirable

We are proud to be able to offer you:

  • Delightful, well-mannered children who delight in their experiences in school
  • A supportive, friendly and caring staff team
  • A wonderful learning environment with quality resources to support the work you are doing
  • The expertise of colleagues within school, the trust and external professionals
  • A dedicated and supportive Leadership Team and Governing Body.

Working with us

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is essential to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career development through a range of CPD and longer programmes of learning, including apprenticeships/ NPQs

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

Closing date - Monday 10th October2022 at 12.00noon

Interviews - Monday 17th October2022

For all enquiries please contact, Clare Danks, School Business Partner, c.danks@ebor.academy or Alex Winter, Headteacher, a.winter@ebor.academy

Visits to our school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, please contact us to arrange a visit.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check.

Using the application form

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Ebor Academy Trust website

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Supporting documents

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About Staynor Hall Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
289 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy is part of the ever growing Ebor Academy Trust

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