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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

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  • 20 Hours Per Week 08:30-13:00 Monday - Friday with flexibility to work until 15:00 hours on an ad hoc basis

Contract type

Fixed term - The appointment will terminate on the date that the child leaves St. Giles’ CofE Infant School or on the date that the need for the additional support ceases. Should the need for the level of support change then you will be given notice of that change accordingly, and this contract will be varied accordingly.

Pay scale

S1 -L3


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible SEN Teaching Assistant 3 days per week over 39 weeks. Working pattern would be 08:15-15:00hrs.

The successful applicant should have previous work experience and/or training with children with complex additional needs and have some understanding of different types of SEND such as;

Communication and Interaction
Cognition and Learning
Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties
Physical and/or Sensory Needs
Diagnoses such as ASD/ADHD/PDA

The applicant should have:

• A completed NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in an aspect of child care, early years or SEND practice
• proven experience of working within a primary school learning environment
• excellent numeracy and literacy skills (Equivalent to GCSE Grade A-C)
• excellent spoken and written English language skills
• willingness to provide personal care, feeding and close-contact hygiene to pupils as required
• ability to co-operate and work as part of a team and to be pro-active in using own initiative
• a commitment and passion for inclusive education along with a patient, flexible and positive manner
The application should also be willing to
• follow differentiated planning, other specialist programmes and individual education plans with patience and calmness to ensure pupils are able to participate in activities and sessions.
• build and maintain effective relationships with pupils, treating them with respect and consideration

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 St Giles' CofE (Aided) Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
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School size
65 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Phone number
01372 272017

St Giles’ C of E (A) Infant School, has been at the heart of Ashtead and the surrounding area since 1852. As a small school, we are uniquely placed to know each and every child; their strengths, their next steps and their personalities! All children learn in different ways and at St Giles’ this is acknowledged by all staff, who ensure that their provision and support for all children is outstanding.

Our curriculum is engaging, lively and topics are based on pupils’ interests. We use a wide range of resources and teaching styles to deliver lessons to pupils of all needs and abilities.

St Giles’ is a happy, caring and inclusive school, where children are given opportunities to learn, develop and experience new challenges.

Arranging a visit to St Giles' CofE (Aided) Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stgiles.surrey.sch.uk.

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