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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,003.00 - £20,307.00 Annually (Actual)

Trust Teaching Assistant (SEND) job summary

Job title: Trust SEND Teaching Assistant
Status: Permanent
Hours: 32.5 hours
Working weeks: 39 weeks per year
Grade: Scale Point 05-06 (£20,003 -£20,307)
Post Start Date: September 2024
Closing Date: 23rd June 2024

Woodland Academy Trust is a dynamic and inclusive Trust of five primary schools dedicated to providing high-quality education and support for all students. We are committed to creating an environment where every child can thrive, particularly those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Our schools are known for their supportive staff, engaging learning environments, and strong community connections.

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated SEND Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will work across all five primary schools within the Woodland Academy Trust, providing essential support where it is needed most. You will play a key role in helping students with SEND to achieve their full potential and to participate fully in school life.

Working across the Trust provides you the freedom and opportunity to experience different school environments and work within different communities. You will be assigned to schools on a day-by day basis, or week-by-week notice with advanced notice given.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a SEND specialist who thrives on seeing children achieve.

Your job role will include:

Provide tailored support and assistance to students with SEND, adapting to their individual needs.
Working with children on a 1:1 or group basis
Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and deliver inclusive lessons
Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Learning Plans (ILPs)
Promote positive behaviour and a safe, supportive learning environment
Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all children
Creating opportunities for all children to reach their potential, irrespective of ability
Communicate effectively with staff, parents, and external agencies to support student progress
Travel to different schools within the trust as directed, ensuring flexibility and adaptability.

What you will need to succeed:

Previous experience working with children with SEND, preferably in a primary school setting
A strong understanding of SEND practices and strategies
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
An understanding of how ICT can be used to support learning
Flexibility to travel to different schools within the trust as needed (one school per day)
Relevant qualifications or certifications in SEND support (desirable).

Join us in our mission to ignite the spark and reveal the champion for all. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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 The Woodland Academy Trust

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