Title: Teaching Assistant – Pupil Specific (1:1)
SEN teaching assistant to support a pupil with additional needs
Pay Scale: Scale D Point 5/6 Depending on experience
Part Time: Initially fixed term until 31st August 2022 to support a named pupil
Hours per week: 31.25 hours per week (hours to be detailed in interview)
Term Time: 38 weeks + 1 week per year (required for inset days or other)
Start Date: 31st October 2022 or as soon as possible after this date
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, calm and resilient member of staff to join our fantastic team of support staff, helping us to provide the best education and experience possible for our fantastic pupils.
The post will involve you supporting a pupil with an EHCP on a 1:1 basis supporting them within and outside of the classroom, working closely with the class teacher and SENCo to enable the pupil to access a curriculum appropriate for their needs.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of friendly and hard-working year-group team; will relate excellently to adults and children alike and will be able to communicate effectively with everyone in the school community. They will need good Literacy and Numeracy skills and will be proficient with the use of ICT to support learning.
This role is based within our Year 4 team, where there are 4 classes and just over 100 children. We are committed to continued professional development and the successful candidate would be expected to undertake any directed training required to support an identified individual.
We also offer regular support meetings with the SENCo to ensure the needs of the learner are being met, whilst providing support and CPD for the successful candidate where required.
To find our more about this role, please do contact the school and we can discuss this position further with you. You would be more than welcome to come and visit ahead of submitting an application. For additional information or to answer any questions you have please contact either Kelly Scott – Headteacher via email email@example.com or Simon Dack – Deputy Headteacher firstname.lastname@example.org
In the meantime, we recommend you have a good look at our website and the job description, and start to think about what you can bring to our lovely school.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.
Culture and ethos:
- Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work
- Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
- Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God
- Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice
- Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies
- Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties
- Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity.
- Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade.
The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time. Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.
The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.
The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC.