EXPIRED

This job expired on 18 October 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £21,189.00 Annually (FTE) 32.5 hours per week. The position is fixed term until August 2024, in the first instance.

Special Education Needs Support Worker - Level 3 job summary

The St Bart's Multi Academy Trust, in partnership with Governors, staff and children of Whitchurch CofE Junior Academy are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our hard working and committed team.

At Whitchurch CofE Junior Academy our children come first.  High expectations, mutual trust and respect are underpinned by a warm, supportive ethos.  In the best interests of our children we work very closely with our partner Academies. The successful candidate will be working alongside a team of caring, enthusiastic, dedicated staff, who are well-supported by their Senior Leadership Team.             

Job Purpose

To work with teachers as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for SEN pupils. Providing learning support to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  1. Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as directed by the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate
  2. Providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour
  3. Support the teacher in recording pupil progress/activities
  4. Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher
  5. Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher
  6. Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate
  7. Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate
  8. Understand and support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils as required
  9. Work with pupils on therapy or care programmes, designed and supervised by a therapist/care
  10. Attend to pupils’ personal needs including toileting, hygiene, dressing and eating, as well as help with social, welfare and health matters, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate. Physically assist pupils in activities (may involve short periods of lifting, where mobility is an issue)
  11. Administer medication in accordance with an agreed plan under direction of healthcare practitioner and following appropriate training
  12. Update pupil records
  13. Supervise individuals and groups of pupils throughout the day, including supervision in the classroom, playground and dining areas
  14. Assist with break-time supervision including facilitating games and activities
  15. Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits
  16. Support pupils in using basic ICT
  17. Undertake moving and handling activities as required, assembling and cleaning away of equipment
  18. Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the academy, raising any concerns following academy protocol/procedures
  19. Any other duties appropriate to the post.

Commitment to safeguarding

The St. Bart’s Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the 'Rehabilitation of Young Offenders Act 1974' and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This job post has expired.

About Whitchurch CofE Infant and Nursery Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7

Whitchurch CE Infant and Nursery Academy forms half of The Whitchurch Federation alongside Whitchurch CE Junior Academy. The Federation is part of St Bart's MultiAcademy Trust.

At our Academy, our children come first. High expectations, mutual trust and respect are underpinned by a warm, supportive ethos. In the best interests of our children we work very closely with our partner Academies.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

EYFS 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Palace Fields Primary Academy

Badger Close, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2QW

SEN Teaching Assistant

Beechwood Primary School and Nursery

Meredith Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2PH

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

St Edward's CofE Primary School

Church Road, Shrewsbury, SY5 7JL

School Care Club Worker - Level 2

Offley Primary Academy

Offley Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1GY

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin