This job expired on 21 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (August 2022)
£18,065 pro rata

Job summary

Our governing body is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in a Reception classroom to support a child with Special Educational Needs. Previous experience of working with children with SEND is essential. The successful candidate will be working within a strong team, taking their lead from the class teacher and SENDCo. The successful applicant will provide high quality support for the learning, personal care, communication and physical needs of an individual child. The successful candidate will also be willing to work with small groups, supporting our inclusive ethos at Nether Green Infants. The school are looking for an enthusiastic, caring person who is willing to take on board advice from, and work collaboratively with, outside specialists such as the Autism team, Speech and Language Therapy, and other external agencies as well as communicating and working closely with parents. An NVQ qualification in childcare / teaching assistant or similar at least level 2 and GSCEs in Maths and English are desirable. An understanding of the Early Years curriculum and how children learn would also be beneficial to this role. Previous experience of working with children with complex needs is essential as is some experience of working with children within this age group. This role is to start as soon as possible. This is a full time post Monday- Friday 8:30-3:30. Please return your completed application form to the Headteacher Lucy Hawkins by email We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 7
Education phase
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 7
Contact phone number

About Nether Green Infant School

Our school is situated on the outskirts of south west Sheffield city centre. We are full 213 happy, hard-working four to seven year olds and a dedicated committed staff team. most recent Ofsted inspection in July 2018 acknowledged that we 'good' confirmed 'Pupils receive good quality education. Staff teach exciting engaging lessons'. believe children learn best when they feel safe, secure happy it our aim provide all with learning opportunities within caring nurturing environment.

School location

Nether Green Infant School, Stumperlowe Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3QP

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