Senior Educational Teaching Assistant - Behaviour/Mentor

Thornhill Junior and Infant School, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 0QT

This job expired on 4 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 January 2022

Job details

Key stages

KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Until August 2023 in the first instance)


£23,080 to £24,491 PRO RATA

Senior Educational Teaching Assistant - Behaviour/Mentor job summary

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic colleague to join our pastoral support team. The focus of your work will be with children that need additional support. You will give support both inside and outside the classroom.
The job will involve:
 providing in-class support
 one-to-one mentoring
 small group support
 running interventions
 assisting the work of the SENDCo.
 finding innovative ways to engage children in their learning

Skills/Experience required:
 supporting students with challenging behaviour
 strong classroom presence and a flexible approach
 ability to work under challenging circumstances, with a passion for education and SEN/behavioural difficulties
 confident in delivering a firm but fair approach
 empathetic, patient and uses their initiative when working with children
 flexible and has experience of working with KS2 children
 enjoys working as part of a team
 able to support teaching and learning in PE

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About Thornhill Junior and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
358 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01924 485638

Our popular School is situated in the village of Thornhill, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, serving a large residential area of private and local authority housing. The School's planned admission number is 420 and the school's admission limit is 60 per year group. The number of children on roll currently stands at 359. Approximately 65% of our pupils are from the most deprived 20% of families nationally, 35% are entitled to free school meals, 18% have Special Educational Needs and 7% come from homes where English is not their first language.

Our School is popular with local families and has a reputation for being friendly and welcoming. There are good links with the local community through various activities and we enjoy positive relationships with neighbouring schools as part of the Dewsbury Learning Partnership.

We can offer you:
• happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn.
• a supportive team of professional staff.
• a well-resourced and attractive learning environment.
• excellent professional development opportunities.

Arranging a visit to Thornhill Junior and Infant School

To organise a visit please contact the school office on 01924 485638.

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