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  • Closing date

    31 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,273.00 - £19,540.00 Annually (Actual) Scale E7-11 £24,294 - £25,979 pro rata salary (Actual Salary £18,273 - £19,540)

SRB Teaching Assistant job summary

TA/MSA for ASD Specialist Resource Base

Scale E7-11 £24,294 - £25,979 pro rata salary (Actual Salary £18,273 - £19,540)

8.30am- 3.30pm (including 30 minutes for lunch)

Term Time plus one week

Temporary - pupil specific

This is an exciting opportunity to join our amazing Specialist Resource Base team. 

We have a ten place SRB unit, for pupils on the autistic spectrum. Our goal is to support them to be able to take part in mainstream classes as much as possible. 

By working in the base, you will get the chance to develop your skills and knowledge for supporting pupils with ASD, through the skill of the team in school, and with the wider SRB teams for Norfolk County Council and our specialist partners. By supporting the pupils into mainstream, you will also gain experience working within mainstream primary provision.

We need a passionate and determined TA to work with our wonderful pupils in our Autism SRB. You will work with them in small groups in the base, or support them with their learning in mainstream. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring the pupils EHCP targets are met, and their social and emotional skills developed. 

 In addition, we need an MSA who can continue to support these pupils when mixing with the rest of the school at lunchtime.

 You will:

  • Be a kind, caring person, who knows that children learn best in an inclusive environment.

  • Have experience or interest in working with children with different learning needs, particularly experience of working with children on the autistic spectrum.

  • Have experience of or ideas about how to use creative and innovative strategies to engage children in school life and learning. 

  • Have patience and resilience when dealing with children who demonstrate challenging behaviours.

  • Have excellent communication skills.

  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team.

In return we offer a vibrant school community and a supportive team. As part of the Broad Horizons Education Trust we are also committed to your professional development.  

Broad Horizons Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Please call 01603 452196 to have a conversation with the headteacher or arrange a visit to the school.

This is an open ended recruitment process and candidates will be invited for interview should they be successful at the shortlisting stage

Interview dates will be confirmed if shortlisted

We reserve the right to close the advert if the position becomes filled.

This Academy 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 is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations. Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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)
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 Bluebell Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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