Teaching Assistants to support high SEND
Needs within EYFS
Teaching Assistant 1-1 SEN Support with a named child.
Start Date - As soon as possible
recruiting for 2 x 28.5 hour Teaching Assistants
Do you believe in inclusion and that every child has the right and
ability to shine, learn, believe and belong?
Swaffham Church of England Primary
Academy has an exciting opportunity for three adaptive, consistent, patient Teaching
Assistants to work within our EYFs provision with high needs SEND pupils. These
roles are pupil specific. We are seeking two full time Teaching Assistants at
28.5 hours per week.
We are seeking to employ people who
have an understanding of supporting pupils with a range of communication and
language needs, cognition and learning difficulties and associated
communication, social and emotional challenges.
Pupil specific Teaching Assistant
roles are unique and require a nurturing approach with a positive attitude,
where we learn, develop and adapt, as a team, to the needs of the children and
support them to get the very best experience they can from school life.
you patient and understanding?
you child centred?
you work well as a team?
you keen to learn and develop your skill set and understanding of SEND?
you like to be part of our growing, positive team where children are at the very
centre of all we do?
you place a great deal of importance on mental health and well being for all?
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference and have a
strong impact on special needs children at the very start of their educational journey
at Swaffham Primary Academy.
In this role you would
be working in a team of Teaching Assistants, including Pupils Specific roles,
with the Class Teacher and SENDCo to ensure that high needs children have the
provision, patience, understanding and support they need to access an adaptive
curriculum and thrive within our setting.
seeking to employ someone who can:
- Support communication and language development
- Support social, emotional and language needs
- Be a forward thinking TA with the willingness to learn, adapt and
be flexible to meet the needs of all learners
- Follow direction of the teacher and in collaboration adapt
provision for SEND pupils to access the curriculum
- Promote inclusion and acceptance of pupils while encouraging
constructive relationships within the classroom
- Under the guidance and direction of the class teacher, promote
positive relationships with parents/carers
- Undertake structured and agreed learning activities, adjusting
activities according to pupil responses
- Support the needs of all learners to access the curriculum and
make progress, under the direction of the class teacher
- Have the ability to be independent and work as part of a team
with ASD or pupils with global development delay would be an advantage
and knowledgeable working with technology to support learning
- Working with
pupils with SEND
- a friendly, welcoming, enthusiastic and committed staff team
- fantastic children who are keen to learn
- commitment to CPD and professional development with opportunities
across the Trust
- the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment both within
the academy and also as part of the DNEAT family of schools which includes 23
other Primary schools
- a happy and positive
Applications will be subject to the
Academy’s Safe Recruitment procedures including an enhanced DBS check. This post is likely to come under the
requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 regulations and the
successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to
establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.