42 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £22,737.00 Annually (FTE)

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

Person Specification

Some recent experience with managing the range of additional needs of SEN pupils

There will be 1:1 duties involved within this role

Demonstrated enthusiasm and empathy in providing for children with additional needs in mainstream education

A keenness to work closely with colleagues in a nurturing SEN provision on a mainstream school site

Recent experience in working in the primary classroom

Desirable - knowledge/experience of working with children with a Pathological Demand Avoidance PDA profile

Some knowledge of phonics

Good knowledge of parent and report feedback including liaising with SLT and the SENCO

Willing to reflect and work on feedback on observations of practice from the SENCO

We can offer successful applicants:

Enthusiastic children with parents who are very keen to work with the school in successful education for SEN pupils.

Professional, dedicated and supportive colleagues.

A well led, supportive and ambitious governing body.

A welcoming environment where partnerships with parents, carers and the wider community are celebrated.

A full programme of professional and curriculum development

For further details and an application pack please visit the school website www.derwentlower.net

Applications are through MyNewTerm.

Please do not send CV’s.

We would also encourage prospective applicants to book an informal chat with SLT and a look around the school site.

Closing date: 31st August 2024

Interview dates: WC 2nd September 2024

Start date: September 2024

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS and Social Media checks.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement if a suitable applicant is appointed prior to 31st August.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Derwent Primary School

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

School location

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