2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 3:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
35.75 hours per week, Term Time + 2 weeks (Training Hours)
Contract type

Job summary

An Exciting Opportunity for Someone Looking to Take on New Challenges.

CLASS LEAD (Senior Classroom Teaching Assistant) – Permanent Position

35¾ hours per week, Term Time + 2 weeks
Grade 8 point 15-18 pro-rata

We are looking for someone to join us who is:-

• Keen to lead a small class team and take on new challenges and responsibilities working closely with the Senior Teacher and other Senior Leaders.
• An adaptable and a team player and able to work with a range of professionals
• Experienced in delivering personalised learning opportunities to pupils with SEND
• Have a current comprehensive knowledge of the EYFS & Complex SEND
• Able to create high quality and enriching learning environments
• Effectively able to lead a team of practitioners
• Committed to improving outcomes for pupils
• Able to form effective relationships with parents and skilled in providing opportunities for parents to engage their child’s learning
• Good written and oral communication to a range of audiences.
• Skilled is supporting children whose behaviour can challenge
• Expert knowledge of early child development and ability to maintain high quality records
• Enthusiastic, with a good sense of humour
• Willing to undertake training
• Well motivated and able to use their initiative
• Accurately assess children’s learning and report on their progress
• Work closely with a range of other professionals

We will offer you:-

• A happy, supportive and motivated team environment
• Excellent facilities and resources
• Access to training and professional development
• A pleasant working environment

For more information or to request an application pack please email the office on: admin@menphyscentre.leics.sch.uk

Applying for the job

Please apply using the attached application form and return to admin@menphyscentre.leics.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
School size
40 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5
Contact phone number

About Wigston Menphys Nursery School

Wigston Menphys Nursery School is a nursery for children aged 2-5 years who have special educational needs.

It is situated in Wigston, South Leicestershire. The Centre was built by the Leicestershire based Menphys Charity and is currently funded by the Local Authority. The nursery is staffed by Teachers, Nursery Nurses, Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants, Health Care Worker and Admin Staff.

The nursery's practioners work closely with parents, carers and professionals who regularly visit to support the children's learning. These professionals include Speech and Language Therapists, Physio and Occupational Therapists and staff from the Specialist Teaching Services.

Wigston Menphys Nursery Schools' philosophy is the importance of recognising and working with each child as a unique individual, recognising their strengths and working on areas for development.

School location

Launceston Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2FR

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