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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
32 Hours per week
Contract type
NJC Grade 6 £20,493 - £22,627 FTE (Actual Annual salary in the region of £14,761 - £16,298 pa)

Job summary

Faringdon Community College are looking for a Teaching Assistant (TA) to work with students with Special Educational Needs and in particular students with literacy difficulties. As well as supporting students in the classroom, the postholder will be responsible for delivering agreed intervention programmes with individuals and groups of students outside the classroom under the guidance of the SENCo. The role will involve assisting the SENCo with the planning, the management/preparation of resources and the evaluation of the intervention. It may also involve liaison with teaching staff and parents.

Key requirements for this role include:

Knowledge and experience of working with young people with specific learning difficulties in a learning environment;

Willingness to undertake CPD to further develop expertise;

Good organisational and communication skills;

Excellent numeracy and literacy skills; and

The ability to establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations.

You should have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work flexibly and with initiative, adjusting activities according to student responses and needs.

For more information, including a copy of the job description and application form, please visit our website or speak to the Trust Recruitment team on 01367 240375. Completed application forms must be returned to:

Closing Date for applications: 9am on Monday 5th November 2021

Interviews for the position will take place w/c 8th November 2021

Faringdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1351 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Faringdon Community College

Faringdon Community College (FCC) is a successful and well-established 11-18 co-educational secondary comprehensive school.

Arranging a visit to Faringdon Community College

School visits can be arranged by contacting Trust Recruitment team on 01367 240375 or

School location

Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB

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