Teaching Assistant (SEND)
27.5 hours per week (term-time only)
Salary - L2 £14,503.31 - £14,745.51 (pro rata - dependant on experience)
Ofsted, May 2023:
Previous applicants who applied for a Teaching Assistant post in the last 6 months need not apply.
- 'Hillborough Infants is a welcoming school, where pupils feel like part of a family.'
- 'The school supports pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)
effectively. Teachers work well with parents to identify and review pupils’ specific needs.
They adjust learning activities so pupils with SEND can access the full curriculum,
including attendance at clubs.'
- Staff enjoy being part of a close-knit team. The new governing body is effective and
enthusiastic in supporting the school. Parents value the school.
The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (SEND ) to start as soon as possible. Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with pupils who are keen to learn.
We can offer:
Children who are well behaved and want to learn; A refurbished wellbeing/SEN room; Commitment to your own professional development; Newly upgraded IT infrastructure and ongoing investment in IT.
- A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team;
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and talented individual to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil(s) to whom you are assigned, to enable him/her to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.
We require a committed and self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for working with young people with previous experience of working in an educational environment, preferably in EYFS and Key Stage 1 and experience of working with SEND pupils would be essential.
The successful candidate will be:
Have experience of working with SEND students on a 1 to 1 basis and in groups;
Have experience of working in a school environment (EYFS & Key Stage 1);
Be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and other professionals;
Be able to support learning in EYFS/Key Stage 1;
Be able to work well as a member of a team, be proactive and able to work on own initiative;
Be able to maintain and enhance the School’s high standards;
Contribute towards the School ethos, improvement activities and the wider School community;
Be able to positively promote inclusion;
Have a positive attitude, be flexible, enthusiastic with good communication skills;
Be adaptable to a changing school environment;
Be prepared to attend training arranged outside of contracted hours.
Please see attached document for a tour of our school or visit our school website: https://www.hillboroughinfants.co.uk/
Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.
If you are successful in being shortlisted, you will be required to bring the original documents listed below to the interview - failure to bring the documents to interview could mean that we will not progress further with your application:
- Evidence to support your ID (e.g. passport, driving licence, birth certificate)
- Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (please see attached evidence to support your right to work in the UK)
- Proof of Address (e.g. Bank or Benefit statement issued within 3 months, Council tax or P45/P60 statement issued within 6 months)
All applications must be made through MyNewTerm:
Closing date: 26th November 2023
Initial shortlisting: 27th November 2023
Interviews: Week commencing 4th December 2023
- Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.
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