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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

Grade C points 4 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for


• A good standard of written and numeracy skills (A/I/C)

• Experience of supporting a child with additional needs (A/I/R)

• Ability to support the medical and personal care needs of a child (A/I/R)

• Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice (A/I)

• Understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these (A/I)

• Good communication skills both oral and written (A/I/R)

• Ability to build trust with a pupil and their parents/carers (A/I/R)

• Experience of supporting and facilitating pupils learning and progress (A/I/R)

• Ability to use basic technology to support the role (A/I)

• Ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders (A/I)

• Ability to work constructively as part of a team (A/I/R) Desirable:

• Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme or equivalent (A/C)

• NVQ Level 2 or appropriate level of experience of operating in the classroom (A/I/C)

• Training in the relevant health care competencies (A/I/C)

• Training to support SEN pupils (A/I/C)

• Ability to use a hoist (A/I/R)

• Working with or caring for children of relevant age (A/I)

• Emergency First Aid or First aid at work qualification (C) Last updated: 13.10.2021

• Previous experience of working with young people preferably in a school setting (A/I) Key: C – Certificate; A – Application Form; I – Interview; R - Reference

What the school offers its staff

As a Teaching / Care Assistant, you will provide one to one personal support for pupils with additional needs. You will provide special educational and/or medical support to ensure their successful engagement with and access to learning. You will need to maintain professional records and appropriate notes in relation to the individual pupil.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ryecroft Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
216 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Ryecroft Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mccormackc@ryecroftpa.org.uk.

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