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  • Job start date

    24 November 2023

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,033.00 - £24,946.00 Annually (FTE) Derbyshire County Council Grade 7

SEN Teaching and Learning Assistant job summary

The Headteacher and Trust School Champions wish to appoint a professional, hard working and friendly individual to join our team.

Working 27.92 decimal hours, the ideal candidate would be able to join us late November/December.      This is a fixed term role until 31.08.24.   Job share applications are welcome.   

Perspective candidates are welcome to visit the school,, please call Mrs Bridges to arrange an appointment.  01246 450688.

The SEN Teaching Assistant role is varied and includes a number of responsibilities. Under the direction of the Headteacher/SENCO you will work alongside other members of the Teaching Assistant team, to ensure appropriate support for the needs of our children. Working in all levels of the curriculum, supporting groups and individual children with intervention programmes, suitable for their learning development. You will work closely with appropriate agencies, teaching staff and parents.

Please take a look at the full job description.

New Whittington Primary School are part of a multi academy, 'The Leaners Trust'.    We are a friendly school, based in Chesterfield, close to motorway links.  

The descriptions below of our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ define the work we are developing as a Trust. They are an aspiration, and we are always striving to achieve them. 

We ensure our ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what’ hold us to account for the work we do.

Why do we exist?

Our purpose is to ensure every LEARNER has choices about their future

Our first job is to support and extend learning for pupils to provide them with the skills and knowledge to make those choices.

Our second job is to make sure no child is ignored, no family is unsupported and no life is wasted, by providing intervention at the earliest opportunity.

Our responsibility to education is to provide an environment where practitioners can collaborate, learn from each other, take risks and reflect.

How will we act?

We will use our purpose as a driver for our culture, ensuring we are;

Connected (sharing information openly, broadly and deliberately)

Helpful (embracing servant leadership and use initiative to solve the problem)

Organised (employing efficient strategies and trust colleagues to deliver)

Informed (asking coaching questions to understand what is happening)

Candid (disagreeing openly and compassionately)

Effective (only retaining our best elements and looking for continuous improvement)

Simple (avoiding complexity and increasing clarity)

What is our strategy?

We will use our culture to ensure the work of the Trust;

Focuses on creating capacity (time and resources) for schools

Ensures support is agile, providing intervention at the earliest opportunity

Supports schools to employ and invest in the best educators for children

Seeks continuous improvement and disruptive innovation

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About New Whittington Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
260 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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