SEND (ASD) Teaching Assistant

Fairfields Primary School, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 4BA

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 August 2022

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Salary NJC Scale B, starting at FTE £19,650

SEND (ASD) Teaching Assistant job summary

Start Date: September 2022

Salary NJC Scale B, starting at FTE £19,650

Hours: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

“Our vision is for Fairfields to become the ‘beating heart of our community’ changing and adapting as our extended family grows; transforming individual dreams and aspirations into collaborative goals as we journey together toward excellence.”

Fairfields Primary School is part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning, Multi-Academy Trust, which comprises of fifteen schools across Milton Keynes and Corby. The Trust is committed to developing a family of schools whose purpose is to inspire the futures of us all through learning together.

We are looking for an experienced individual to join the team and assist pupils with special needs in learning. This is an exciting role for someone looking for a new challenge. We are looking for someone who is positive, a team player and holds the interest of the school. We know we are stronger together – one united family striving for excellence for all, in everything we do.

Purpose of job

Support access to learning for specific pupils with special educational needs or groups of children who require additional support and providing general support to the teacher in the management of pupils, both in and out of the classroom.

Key Objectives

  • Support a pupil or pupils to understand instructions and encourage independent learning wherever possible.
  • Attend to a pupil or pupils additional needs and assist the implementation of related personal programmes, including social, basic medical, First Aid, physical, hygiene and welfare matters with appropriate training/support.
  • Provide learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils under the professional direction and supervision of a qualified teacher, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to suit the needs of allocated pupils.
  • Prepare the learning environment as directed for lessons and clear up learning environment and resources.
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of activities and in the delivery of local and national initiatives
  • Under the guidance of the Head Teacher, manage the deployment and supervision of Teaching Assistants (Levels A and B) throughout the school.
  • Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment as agreed with the teacher.
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher, as appropriate.
  • Assist with the display of pupils’ work.
  • Develop and maintain positive communication and information sharing with parents, when required.
  • Supervise individuals and groups of pupils throughout the day, including supervisions in the classroom, playground and dining areas.
  • Escort and supervise pupils on educational and out of school activities.

Please see the job description for further details

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning Multi Academy Trust, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD package, enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave and Employee Assistance Programme. In addition, access to an Employee Benefits Scheme including discount on gym memberships, cinema tickets, retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and much more.

We would welcome you to have a conversation about this role. Please email theiftl_recruitment@iftl.co.ukto arrange a phone call.

Inspiring Futures through Learning is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All vacancies are subject to enhanced DBS disclosures. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Fairfields Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
414 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Fairfields Primary School prides itself on being the beating heart of the Fairfields community. Our vision, since opening our doors in September 2017, has been to provide children with the very best learning experiences and opportunities to grow as confident and resilient individuals.

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