Year 5 SEN Teaching Assistant

Christ Church Hanham CofE Primary School, Bristol, BS15 3LA

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

Key stage


Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Temporary contract - subject to funding ceasing or when the child leaves the school)


£20,852 - £22,129

Year 5 SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

We are recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant to support a pupil in year 5 with an Education, Health and Care Plan. This post will entail a combination of 1-2-1 and group support, both within and outside of the classroom, to enable pupils to learn effectively. The role will also involve delivering tailored programmes of intervention with small groups and support during lunchtimes. The successful candidate will also be required to work closely with external agencies in order to continually review and monitor provision and progress.

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

Previous experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs is essential. We are looking for a candidate who has particular skills in the following areas:
• Speech, language and communication needs
• Autism
• Sensory needs
• Cognition and learning needs

The successful candidate will require a good standard of education, normally evidenced by 3 or more GCSEs (including Mathematics and English) at Grade C or above or other equivalents.

The successful candidate should possess NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants/ other relevant qualification or minimum 3 years relevant experience of working with children in an educational context.

We are looking for a new member of our team who is enthusiastic and has a tangible passion for helping children to learn, grow and flourish. Dedication, energy, humour as well as a commitment to continual professional development are key requirements of the role!

Appropriate training and access to relevant CPD will be provided for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will:
• Hold a positive vision of children’s education and how children learn effectively
• Have experience of working with children including those with additional needs
• Be an advocate for children with additional needs and determined to help them be successful
• Be passionate and determined that for every child can reach their potential
• Possess the skills to work collaboratively with other members of the team in order to provide effective support for pupils
• Hold and model high expectations for pupil behaviour and learning
• Display a positive attitude towards their work and be friendly and approachable to all members of our school community

In return, we can offer:
• A welcoming environment in which the needs of pupils are at the centre of all that we do
• A dedicated team with a wide range of experience
• Access to continued professional learning
• The opportunity to join a school at the start of an exciting journey of improvement

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009’ where additional disclosure of information will be required.

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About Christ Church Hanham CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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