SEN Teaching Assisstant

Seal Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0DJ

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year (possibility of extension associated with funding)

Pay scale

KR5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Seal has an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support an SEN pupil in our school. The post offered is a full time, temporary contract, initially for one year. Hours of work will be 8:30am to 3:30pm. The position is paid at KR5.

Experience of supporting pupils with SEND would be desirable. We are looking for an individual who is able to support an individual's learning in class through:

  • Using visual supports to help them better understand their routine and a basic knowledge of Makaton
  • simplifying communication and allow time for them to process information
  • using social stories to develop greater social understanding
  • consider the school environment and think about how you can make it more comfortable.
  • keep a behaviour diary/ABC chart
  • use a stress scale, the incredible five-point scale to turn emotions into more concrete concepts.
  • establish good communication with parents/carers
  • adapt learning opportunities to the pupil's needs.

What the school offers its staff

At Seal we feel we matter and are valued. Together we achieve and succeed.

We believe that learning should be a rewarding and enjoyable experience for all. We have developed an exciting, new and irresistible curriculum which promotes independence through purposeful learning experiences.

In return, we offer a commitment to your professional development and a supportive and friendly team that work together towards the bright future of our amazing school.

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About Seal Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
392 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01732762388

Arranging a visit to Seal Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lsmurthwaite@inspirefederation.co.uk.

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