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  • Start date details

    October 23

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,700.00 - £17,074.00 Annually (Actual)

SEN Learning Support Assistant job summary

We are looking for confident, inclusive and caring people to join our team and support our children across the school with a variety of needs. We have a position available and depending on the skillset and experience, this will be to work in either EYFS or Key Stage 1 with children that have a specific area of need e.g.  Communication and Interaction (including ASD), Cognition and Learning, Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, Sensory and/or Physical needs.

This will include working in close partnership with the class and cohort team to adapt provision for the child and ensure they have access to the curriculum, as well as with supportive external agencies and the SENCO. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge around meeting SEN needs in a school setting.

The ideal candidates will be:

  •  An inclusive, outstanding practitioner
  •  Kind, caring, positive and resilient
  •  Experienced and skilled in supporting pupils with language and communication needs
  •  Passionate about working in schools - ensuring children learn and maximise their progress
  •  Knowledgeable of how to adapt provision to meet individual needs
  •  Excited and highly motivated by the opportunity to be part of a team, dedicated to providing outstanding learning experiences for all
  •  Patient, flexible and able to work using their own initiative
  •  Able to communicate well with others and work well within a team
  •  Able to demonstrate excellent, positive behaviour management skills

We can offer you:

  • ·         Happy and enthusiastic children who enjoy school and are motivated to learn
  • ·         A vibrant, well-resourced learning environment
  • ·         A welcoming and supportive team who work closely together

Contract Type: The role will be a one year fixed term role

Hours: 27.5 hrs per week, exact times to be agreed with the successful applicants, term-time only.

Salary: Grade 6 £24,684-26,845 (Actual Pro-rata’d salary - £15,700 - £17,074)

Closing Date for Applications: 4pm, Tuesday 26 September

Interviews: WC 25 September

Start Dates – October 2023, pending results of safer recruiting checks (DBS & satisfactory references). Completed applications should be submitted to the School Business Manager, Tim Lintott at t.lintott@st-johnsschool.net

St. John’s Primary & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding its children and staff. Any employment offer will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including a disclosure and barring service check.

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 St John's Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
437 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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