Teaching Assistant - supporting pupils with SEND

Lisle Marsden Church of England Primary Academy, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 0DF

This job expired on 6 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year until 31 Aug 2023)

Annual or full time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Teaching Assistant - supporting pupils with SEND job summary

Lisle Marsden Church of England Primary Academy wishes to recruit a number of high quality Teaching Assistants to join its committed hard working team of classroom support staff.

We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate team members who are interested in supporting pupils to learn effectively and to have a positive impact upon pupil outcomes.

Posts are available to work directly with pupils in a number of Year groups with an Education, Health and Care Plan. Successful post holders will deliver learning through a combination of 1-2-1 and small group support, both within and outside of the classroom, to enable pupils to learn effectively, as well as enabling inclusion through accessing the curriculum in whole class learning. The role will also involve delivering tailored programmes of intervention with small groups and providing support during lunchtimes. The successful candidates will also be required to work closely with external agencies in order to continually review and monitor provision and progress.

The posts involve working in EYFS and Key Stage 1 to support children with a range of special educational needs/disability including - Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Global Developmental Delay, Speech Language and Communication and Mobility needs.

As well as working with the class teacher, other adults and liaising with parents, the post holder will also be required to use initiative and to maintain a calm, positive but firm approach to encourage growing independence, whilst at the same time clearly establishing and maintaining boundaries. Supporting independence will sometimes involve working on other tasks or with other children, at the class teacher’s discretion. Children will also require assistance and oversight with personal independence and basic self-care needs.

Essential qualities for the successful applicant include:

• the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team, following agreed planning and providing feedback to the teacher
• display a positive attitude towards their work and be friendly and approachable to all members of our school community
• good communication skills with adults
• hold and model high expectations for pupil behaviour and learning
• good communication skills with children so that praise/directions given are short, positive and clear
• a professional approach
• an understanding of issues of confidentiality
• commitment to promoting the safety and welfare of children
• the ability to cope with the physical demands of the post
• good standard of education
• recognised Teaching Assistant qualification or recent experience working in the role of Teaching Assistant in a school
• a willingness to address any identified training needs

Desirable skills/ qualities:

• a current first aid qualification
• Previous/recent experience working with a child with special educational needs
• Some knowledge and understanding of Autistic Spectrum Condition

Lisle Marsden C of E Primary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

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About Lisle Marsden Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
624 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01472 311040

Large Church of England Primary Academy

School location

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