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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,238.00 - £26,634.00 Annually (FTE) Scale 2 point 3

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

To provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils with a particular focus on SEN, EAL and underachieving groups.

To encourage pupils with additional needs to become independent learners, facilitate intervention, share in the care and wellbeing of pupils throughout the school, supporting the inclusion of all aspects of school life.


To understand, follow and take responsibility for the safeguarding of all children, health and safety regulations and promoting good practice.


1. Work as part of the staff team at the direction of the SLT /Class Teachers to support teaching and learning provision for pupils with additional needs.

2. Act as a role model within the school community and demonstrate flexibility and excellent timekeeping.

3. Be aware of and support school policies and procedures

4. Maintain appropriate confidentiality.

5. Work or play with individuals or small groups of children to assist in the delivery of

6. the planned curriculum, as directed by the class teacher/SENCO.

7. Set up group activities under the guidance of the class teacher.

8. Work with children on practical activities, giving assistance and encouragement.

9. Read to and with small groups of children.

1. Under the direction of the class, the teacher assists in the planning, creation and mounting of displays of the children’s work.

2. Provide support and assistance for children’s pastoral needs (e.g. dressing, going to the toilet, caring for sick, injured or distressed children).

4. Report any concerns regarding children’s welfare or education to the class teacher.

1. Under the direction of the Class Teacher, liaise with parents as appropriate on routine matters, maintaining sensitivity and confidentiality at all times.

2. Assist with the reception and departure of children at the beginning and end of school sessions.

Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of our pupils and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS and online social media check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

Employment at Ivy Learning Trust is also subject to:

  • Satisfactory references

  • Barred list check (regulated activity roles)

  • Section 128 check (for applicable roles)

  • Overseas criminal records check (where required) D

  • Identity check

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role

  • Confirmation of registration with applicable registered body where applicable

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 Brimsdown Primary School

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

School location

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