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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    4 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£14,724.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Level 2 point 3-4

SEND Teaching Assistant job summary

Hours: 27.5 hours per week. 8.45-3.30 5 days a week, term-time only. We may also have opportunities for fewer hours this can be discussed at interview.

Location: We are a two-site school, deployment is based on the needs of the children and the skill of the practitioner. This position will be based at our Kestrel Way site in the first instance.

We are a four-form entry school operating over two sites in Leighton Buzzard. With a total of over 700 pupils our school family is diverse and we are looking for a colleague to join our SEND Team.

You will support children in the classroom, helping them to access the learning through adapted plans and targeted interventions . You will also support children who need time outside the classroom setting and require additional individual care. We have a matrix management structure with our SEND TAs taking direction from the SENDCo and the class teacher.

We are looking for positive, flexible members of staff who understand the importance of adapting practice to support the needs of an individual child . You will have experience of working in a school setting. Ideally you will have previous experience of supporting children with SEND, with experience of supporting children with ASD and ADHD.

We offer you the opportunity to work as part of a committed SEND team. Our two sites provide scope for professional development and the opportunity to work with children with a variety of needs.

Greenleas is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all posts.

We operate a safer recruitment policy and follow the CBC Code of Practice. Our recruitment process includes undertaking online searches in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Applications will be assessed on receipt and suitable candidates interviewed and appointed immediately. An early application is advised.

Commitment to safeguarding

Greenleas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We will carry out enhanced DBS checks where necessary on all staff and take references. Please note that online searches are undertaken as part of the safer recruitment process.

Central Bedfordshire Council Schools are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all members of the community.

Please advise us if you have a disability, learning difficulties, medical conditions or needs for which you would like us to make reasonable adjustments so that your application and working experience is more accessible.

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About Greenleas School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
714 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

We are a two-site school in the market town of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. We have over five hundred and sixty main school pupils in addition to those attending our Early Years provision which brings our total number to nearly seven hundred. We have one hundred and thirty staff across both sites.

We have a senior and middle leadership structure, providing opportunities for career development.

Our teachers have shared PPA on a Friday afternoon and come together across both sites for our staff meeting/Inset every Wednesday. We plan as a team across both sites.

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