- Fixed term (12 Months)
Annual or full time equivalent salary
- Grade 4, £21,973 - £24,229 per annum pro rata
- Actual £15,411 - £16,994 per annum (0.70140 FTE)
SEN TA job summaryWe are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and caring SEND Teaching Assistant to join our school to join our supportive and friendly team. You will be working with children with specific special educational needs. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic and dedicated to making a difference to children's learning. You will need to enjoy working with children and be passionate and committed to helping children develop as independent and confident individuals.
If you are highly motivated and a good team player with enthusiasm, high expectations, good interpersonal skills and a sense of humour, then please apply for this rewarding post with us.
Main duties and responsibilities
To work under the guidance of the class teacher in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils with special needs.
To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of pupil(s) with special needs in the classroom.
To assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.
To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school
For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description.
What are we looking for?
Experience of working with relevant age group within a learning environment
Experience of working with children with additional and complex needs
Excellent level of literacy and numeracy skills
Working knowledge of relevant strategies in appropriate curriculum or learning area
An understanding of classroom roles and responsibilities
Ability to relate well to children and adults to build and maintain effective relationships
Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.
We are able to offer:
a strong vision of Educational Excellence - Character Formation - Spiritual Insight
enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children
a committed and motivated staff team, supported by effective Governance
an attractive working environment
supportive parents and governors
a hardworking team of professionals who are encouraged to have high expectations.
we engage in evidence-informed practice/ action research to improve our teaching pedagogy
we have a staff wellbeing team
we have a spiritual book club for teachers who wish to learn more about our faith and ethos
Avanti Services Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.
Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.
Diversity and Inclusion
We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.
Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.
Applying for the job
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About Avanti House Primary School
- School type
- Free School, Hindu, ages 4 to 11
- School size
- 420 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 11
At Avanti House, education is about developing the whole child and providing opportunities for them to flourish within and beyond the classroom. It is the aim of the whole school team to help each child to become a successful learner and well-rounded individual who is ready to take the next steps in their journey.
Avanti House is a very happy school where the behaviour and attitudes to learning by all pupils are exceptional. When Ofsted inspectors visited the school in December 2019, they reported: “Leaders and all staff place a strong emphasis on promoting pupils’’ character and their personal development. These are key features of the ‘Avanti Way’ and the school’s aims. Pupils develop a strong sense of self-belief and an understanding of respect and tolerance.
The unique school community is vibrant and dedicated. All staff and parents come together to secure the very best outcomes for the pupils within their care. The relentless commitment and high expectations staff hold for pupils is truly remarkable.