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  • Start date details

    September 24

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 27.5

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,893

Pay scale

LCC 3.6-9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. We are a warm, caring, inclusive and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are problem solvers, open minded, resilient and motivated to learn. We have a generous school site, with creative, bespoke learning areas both inside and outside.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

We are looking to appoint -SENDCO Assistant and Intervention TA

Are you an outstanding practitioner with creative and imaginative ideas?

Do you want to work in a role where you can really make a difference to children across the school and have a positive impact on their learning?

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working alongside the SENDCO to support children on the SEND register meet their IEP targets.
  • Attending SEND review meetings and take minutes.
  • Liaising with external agencies and parents.
  • Planning and delivering bespoke interventions to children across the whole school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has high expectations of learning and behaviour both of themselves and the children in their groups.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the most recent teaching strategies to deliver targeted support to a range of abilities.
  • Has teaching knowledge of the whole school curriculum, and is able to support children make progress within the curriculum.
  • Has a caring and positive attitude.
  • Can use their initiative and has the ability to manage their own time.
  • Is able to contribute to the review of their impact to the children’s progress and their learning.
  • Is efficient in record keeping with regards to SEND paperwork and pupil files.
  • Has good communication skills, both written and oral with staff, children, parents and outside agencies.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role.

What the school offers its staff

The benefits we can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
  • A supportive induction process to help you develop within this role to be the best you can be and develop for your next career step.
  • Access to high quality continuous professional development opportunities.
  • A rewarding role where no two days are the same!
  • Flexible working opportunities from day one of your employment with CIT.
  • Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • An Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (salary dependent)
  • A Bike2Work Scheme

Further details about the role

For more information about this role or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Bryony Mason (SENDCO) sendco@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Midday, Tuesday 25 June 2024

Interviews will take place: Tuesday 2 July 2024

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

Applicants may also be subject to a social media presence check.

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)
medical
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 Poplar Farm School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
293 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01476850680

Arranging a visit to Poplar Farm School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sendco@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk.

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