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  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 July 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Pay scale

A1 - B1 £11911 - £12578 actual salary

What skills and experience we're looking for

Role: Work under the instruction/direction of SENDCo and teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning & teaching of pupils with special educational needs.

Main Duties:

1. To work with children who have complex needs, providing an appropriate level of emotional/physical support.

2. To attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement personal programmes.

3. Provide support to pupils who have communication difficulties.

4. Work collaboratively with teachers to provide effective support for learning activities.

5. Implement and contribute to planned learning activities

6. Provide support for pupils with challenging behaviour under the direct supervision of a teacher.

7. Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress.

8. Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment/progress under guidance of the teacher.

9. Support pupils in their social development and their emotional well-being.

10 To establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding appropriately to individual needs.

11. To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

12 To be aware of pupil problems/achievements and report to the teacher.

13. To provide administrative support.

14. To support pupils in respect of literacy, numeracy & IT as directed by the teacher.

15. To prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use.

16. To be aware of and comply with policies & procedures relating to child protection, health and safety & confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

17. To support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

18.To participate in training and performance development.

19. To assist with the supervision of pupils in before and after school clubs and at lunchtimes.

20. To accompany teaching staff and pupils on out of school activities

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • motivated and enthusiastic children with high standards of behaviour who deserve the very best opportunities
  • an excellent building with good facilities
  • supportive, hard-working colleagues and governors who care passionately about our school and local community
  • career development opportunities

Candidates are welcome to visit the school and this is strongly encouraged. Please call to arrange a mutually convenient time.

For more information about the school and what we offer at Gildersome Primary, please visit the school website www.gildersomeprimary.org.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Gildersome Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
374 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 2012450

Arranging a visit to Gildersome Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.suggitt@gildersomeprimary.org.uk.

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