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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
37 Hours a week term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Do you have a passion for developing the minds of young people? Are you a good role model who believes that with enough work and commitment anything is possible? Maybe you've always wanted to teach but don't have the qualifications or a way into teaching? If you have answered 'yes' to any of the above, you could be the Teaching Assistant we are looking for.

You will be an ambitious Teaching Assistant who can work in partnership with our Teacher to motivate and inspire a group of learners who have not had good experiences of Education up until now. You will support learners to build up their confidence and self-belief. You will help our students see that they are worth something and that they have a future.

This role isn't just about helping our students gain qualifications, it's about helping them to see a life beyond the qualification. It's about playing an essential role in helping young people to find their future

Your responsibilities will be:

Working with individual or groups of children, assisting in ensuring pupils are kept on task and complete activities set by teachers.
Dealing with behavioural and special needs issues in conjunction with the teacher
Delivery of SEN interventions
Helping to implement lesson plans, aims and contents with the teacher
Providing feedback to pupils
Taking charge of small groups of pupils for defined activities
Supporting and working with the teacher in testing/assessment
In addition, you will be:

Taking responsibility for a whole class during the temporary absence of a teacher
Working with challenging students away from the classroom as a respite strategy
Working external to the school site, e.g. on trips, educational visits etc…

Applying for the job

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
34 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01553 887330

About The Fen Rivers Academy

Catch22 exists to help build a society where everyone has a good place to live, good people around them, and a fulfilling purpose. We call these our '3Ps'.

The Fen Rivers Academy opened in June 2018 and has special school status for children with social, emotional and mental health needs. The school currently serves up to 48 children in key stages 1 and 2. However, it is in an exciting period of expansion and will grow to a key stage 1-4 school for 100 pupil

Arranging a visit to The Fen Rivers Academy

Please email or telephone the Academy to arrange a visit to the school.
01553 887330

School location

Kilhams Way, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2HU

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