Teaching Assistant - SEN

Twerton Infant School, Bath, Somerset, BA2 1QR

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Temporary contract linked to SEN child(ren) and funding)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£19,264 - 20,043 depending on qualifications and experience

Actual salary

£8,237 - £8,765

Teaching Assistant - SEN job summary

Teaching Assistant - SEN/Inclusion Support Funded chid(ren).

Please note: We do not accept CV’s, please use the application form attached.

All children and schools have had a challenging couple of years with COVID however, at Twerton, we are a small and supportive team working in a diverse community and have been at the heart of ensuring children are provided with the best support both in their education and in their emotional wellbeing. We now have the opportunity to expand our team.

The school has an established reputation for being both inclusive and responsive to individual needs. We have an excellent on-site Forest School area that enables us to offer fantastic provision for children with additional needs. We also follow the Thrive approach, which supports children’s wellbeing and mental health. Our motto is ‘Twerton Infant School - The school that cares’ and this is embedded in everything we do.

The school is committed to offering training and support through the Inclusion Leader in this challenging but rewarding job. We believe that Inclusion starts with warm and trusting relationships between adults and children.

The school seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, patient and caring Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant for a Part Time position at 18.75hours/ week. The position is to support children with additional needs across the school either with an Education Health Support Plan or Transition Support Funding.

We welcome applications from recent Graduates as well as people with experience of supporting children with additional needs.

The post will be a temporary contract, term-time only plus two INSET days, and continues until the child no longer needs support or leaves the school. Salary shown is for full time, actual salary will be pro-rata.

The successful applicant will:
Have an understanding of pupils with SEN and a holistic understanding of child development.
Be reliable and flexible.
Be calm and patient.
Be able to act on their own initiative.
Be able to carry out a speech and language programme under the guidance of the school’s Speech and Language Therapist.
Be able to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills.
Be confident to liaise with staff, parents and other professionals.
Have a professional attitude and understand the need for confidentiality.
Have high expectations for children’s learning and behaviour.

Additional allowances

None

Applying for the job

Please send completed application forms and consent to obtain references form (attached) by post addressed to:

Mr George Samios (Headteacher)
Twerton Infant School
Poolemead Road
Bath BA2 1QR

Tel: 01225 423526

or by email to: applications@twerton-infant-school.bathnes.sch.uk

Please note: We do not accept CV’s.

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th July 2022.

Download an application form - 485 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Twerton Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Contact phone number
01225 423526

Twerton Infant School and Nursery for 2 - 7 year olds has an established reputation for being both inclusive and responsive to individual needs. We have and excellent on-site Forest School area that enables us to offer fantastic provision for children. We also follow the Thrive approach which supports children's wellbeing and mental health. Our motto is, "Twerton Infant School - the school that cares." This is embedded in everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Twerton Infant School

Please contact the school on 01225 423526 to ask to arrange a visit.

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