Teaching Assistant 1:1 for SEND pupil Eastfield Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

Fixed term until July 2020.
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Essential educational requirements

Fixed term until July 2020. To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Essential qualifications

NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
GCSE Grade A – C English and Maths or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
Motivation to work with children and young people.
Good numeracy/literacy skills.
Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age.
Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme
Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy
Effective use of ICT to support learning
Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier
General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
Caring/training/communication/persuasive/motivating/counselling skills.
Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
Ability to relate well to children and adults
Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

Employee benefits

£17,364 pro rata for 35 hours per week – term time only
Access to generous Local Government Pension Scheme


About Eastfield Academy

Eastfield Academy is a warm and welcoming primary school in Northampton, offering a world-class education for children aged 2-11, with a dedicated nursery and early years provision. At Eastfield Academy, we are continually striving to excite and motivate our pupils through a rich and inspiring curriculum. We are committed to supporting each child to reach their full academic potential, but more than that, we want to enable our pupils to experience memorable and enchanting moments that will enrich their learning. We want our children to enjoy learning and develop an understanding of the world around them, whilst highlighting the importance of aspirations and achievement. At our school, we set extremely high standards for our pupils where learning is a high priority. We expect them to take pride in their behaviour and their attitudes to learning and uniform. We encourage children to foster positive relationships with each other through our Academy Values, to be kind and courteous and develop lively and enquiring minds.

Address
St Albans Close, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2RJ
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Eastfield Academy website (opens in a new window)