Teaching Assistant SEN
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Start date details
As soon as possible
14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)
21 March 2023
- Key stage 1, Key stage 2
- View all Full timejobs - 35 hours per week (8.30am to 4pm). Term time only plus one week.
Full-time equivalent salary
- Between £21189 - £21968 (actual salary between £18165 - £18833)
What skills and experience we're looking for
We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to support children with special educational needs.
The job is a permanent position, full time, 35 hours per week (8.30am to 4pm), term time only.
The following information will enable you to make a positive choice about applying to be a TA at our school. Please read the information carefully.
This post will involve supporting identified children who have a range of Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities. For example: Social Communication difficulties, speech and language difficulties, including difficulties with attention and focus and developmental trauma. You will work under the direction of the class teacher to deliver a personalised curriculum and will be supported by our specialist staff. This post may involve working in either Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2.
Information about children with SEND to help you make a positive choice about applying for this position
Pupils may have:
- difficulties with communication, social understanding and flexible thinking/imagination
- challenging behaviour (e.g. hitting, absconding)
- sensory issues e.g. hyper-sensitivity to sounds, tastes, smells
- limited awareness of safety
- toileting, self-care and/or eating issues
- associated conditions including anxiety, epilepsy, ADHD
Pupils need staff to provide:
- consistent, calm support
- a flexible approach, responding positively to changing needs
- high levels of visual support
- activities that are enjoyable and fun
- individual teaching and small group activities
- support in mainstream classes, the dinner hall, the playground and during educational visits
- active encouragement to promote independence
- reflective practice and effective team work
What the school offers its staff
We can offer the successful candidate an enjoyable work place with highly trained and supportive staff as well as a commitment to your own learning journey and continuing professional development.
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Brookburn Community School
- School type
- Academy, ages 3 to 11
- Education phase
- View all Primaryjobs
- School size
- 437 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 11
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Brookburn Community School website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 0161 881 8880
Brookburn Primary School is located in Chorlton, Manchester and is part of Link Learning Trust. Barlow Hall Primary School is the other school in LINK Learning Trust. We are a two form entry primary school and currently have 448 children on roll. This includes a 39 place nursery. Approximately a third of our school population come from ethnic minority backgrounds with about 7% of our children having English as an additional language. Approximately 10% of our children are identified as vulnerable learners and 9% of children are eligible for pupil premium funding. The majority of our vulnerable children are or have been previously looked after and therefore inclusive practice and fostering a strong sense of belonging is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that relationships are key to the successful inclusion of all. To join our team, you will need to have a strong commitment to supporting all children so that they feel personally respected, accepted, included and supported. You will have a strong commitment to ensuring that our children are able to flourish emotionally, academically and socially with an understanding that ‘every minute counts’. Our children’s achievements are very important and the adults at Brookburn Primary work with great dedication and enthusiasm to make sure that each child achieves the very best they can.
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