Teaching Assistant 1:1 West Row Academy, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Job description

One to One Teaching Assistant temporary until 31 August 2020

Grade C £9,986 - £10,186 per annum, pro-rated

25 hours per week, term-time only

Closing date: Friday 13 December 2019 2pm

Interviews week commencing: 16 December 2019

West Row are looking for an experienced, creative Teaching Assistant to work one-to-one with a pupil who has some special emotional needs. You will be kind, understanding, have a sense of humour and able to manage challenging behaviour in a calm, consistent and respectful manner. You will be joining a dedicated team of life-long learners who believe that all children should have the opportunity to surprise us!

Visits to the Academy are strongly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Ashlea Hewitt or Rebecca Dring in the Academy office for further details.

Tel: 01638 715680

We are looking for someone who can:

Be an enthusiastic individual with a proven flexible approach to working.
Be able to empathise with students who have difficulty communicating their social and emotional needs.
Have some knowledge and understanding of ADHD and dyslexia.
Have a proven ability to work collaboratively; respecting, support and sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues.
Have experience of working in a classroom environment and of supporting pupils with behavioural needs/social and emotional needs.
We will offer:

A dedicated team of professional colleagues who will welcome you with open arms!
A supportive Leadership team who believe in a ‘growth mind-set’ for everyone.
Enthusiastic and inventive pupils who will impress and challenge you
A range of CPD opportunities

Essential educational requirements

Level two qualification in both English and Maths, or equivalent experience are essential.

Essential qualifications

Level two qualification in both English and Maths, or equivalent experience are essential.

Essential skills and experience

Be an enthusiastic individual with a proven flexible approach to working.
Be able to empathise with students who have difficulty communicating, or with social skills difficulties.
Have a proven ability to work collaboratively; respecting, support and sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues.
Have experience of working in a classroom environment and of supporting pupils with behavioural needs/social and emotional needs.
Has an understanding of synthetic phonics and experience of supporting children in learning them.


About West Row Academy

Address
Beeches Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 8NY
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
West Row Academy website (opens in a new window)