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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type

Fixed term - One year likely to carry on

Pay scale

Grade 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

Person Specification: Teaching Assistant

Essential

Desirable

Experience

Evidence of:

  • Level 2 NVQ (or equivalent) relevant to SEND/Primary and/or Early Years Education
  • Proven success in improving pupil outcomes within a school
  • Working closely with parents in home-school partnerships that support pupils’ needs.
  • Experience in supporting others
  • Ability to successfully deliver intervention programmes

Evidence of:

  • Using basic diagnostic tests for identifying specific needs
  • Dyslexia Screening experience

Organisation

Evidence of ability to:

  • manage time and prioritise workload effectively
  • identify (potential) problems and address these
  • balance the demands of many responsibilities effectively
  • record and pass on information accurately

Specialist Skills and Knowledge

Demonstrates:

  • knowledge of the primary curriculum
  • high levels of numeracy, articulacy and literacy
  • ability to assess and records the progress of pupils’ learning
  • inclusive practice
  • excellent knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn, including potential learning differences how to overcome these
  • child-centred vision for education
  • effective and positive approach to behaviour management
  • ambition for children’s outcomes and achievement
  • ability to deliver effective learning opportunities, including remotely
  • positive impact on pupil outcomes and wellbeing

Evidence of:

  • Further professional development relating to SEND
  • Understanding of the ‘SEND Code of Practice’

Disposition and attitudes

Demonstrates:

  • dedication and drive to provide the best possible educational provision
  • excellence at all levels and a determination to succeed
  • respect for and values all children
  • altruistic approach to supporting children, families and colleagues
  • advocacy of the school’s Christian ethos
  • high levels of integrity, resilience and emotional stability
  • initiative and flexibility when faced with challenging situations
  • calm, patient approach
  • reliability and loyalty
  • ability to motivate others and adopt a positive approach

Specific Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, including oral, written and use of IT
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Uphold a high level of professional standards at all times
  • Maintain confidentiality in all school matters

What the school offers its staff

St Mary’s isn’t just a school; it’s a brave, forward-thinking family in which children come first. Staff here know that their work can change lives and because of this, we strive to be at the forefront of primary education. It is our unequivocal belief that all children should be given the very best chance to succeed and live life in all its fullness. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting pupils with SEND, delivering interventions and leading learning for small groups/individuals across the school.

Further details about the role

Vacancy: SEND Teaching Assistant

Contract: G2 Temporary likely to continue 30 hours per week TTO

Actual Salary £15580

Are you passionate about inclusion and improving outcomes for children? We are! Every child needs a champion who will both cherish and challenge them… could this be you?

St Mary’s isn’t just a school; it’s a brave, forward-thinking family in which children come first. Staff here know that their work can change lives and because of this, we strive to be at the forefront of primary education. It is our unequivocal belief that all children should be given the very best chance to succeed and live life in all its fullness. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting pupils with SEND, delivering interventions and leading learning for small groups/individuals across the school.

To sustain you in this crucial role, we will:

  • provide a comprehensive induction programme
  • grow your skills through our ‘Deliberate Professional Empowerment Programme’

We’ve worked hard to build a research-based approach to learning, progressive curriculum and innovative learning environments. Likewise, we’re looking for a Teaching Assistant who shares our values and is willing to go the extra mile: someone who is altruistic, tenacious and ambitious for all our children. This role demands real dedication and an unwavering commitment to our community. In return, you’ll find reward in our warm-hearted spirit, collegiate approach and, most importantly, in seeing our children achieve a sense of self-fulfilment.

St Mary’s is a proud partner academy of SNMAT. Being part of this Trust is unlike working for others because they share our drive to provide the very best quality of education for our children. We are not bound by corporate colours or policies, meaning that your input could truly make a difference to our provision.

If you’re interested in working with us, then please call the school for an informal discussion with our Headteacher and to arrange an appointment to look around.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and would expect anyone joining our school to share the same ethos. All candidates are subject to safer recruitment procedures. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Application forms and further details are available via email office@stmarys.snmat.org.uk or from our website: www.stmarymagdaleneprimary.co.uk. All applicants should include supporting information which explicitly addresses the questions below.

  • What is your understanding of the Christian faith? How might working at St Mary’s support your faith journey?
  • What are your career aspirations? How will this role enable you to achieve these?
  • Should you always put others before yourself?
  • Loyalty: a career constraint, or an essential attribute?
  • How would you model and promote our specific school values?
  • What makes an effective intervention?

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 17th June 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and would expect anyone joining our school to share the same ethos. All candidates are subject to safer recruitment procedures. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About St Mary Magdalene CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
203 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01623 464246

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stmarys.snmat.org.uk.

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