SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/04/2021 12:00
Level 3, Grade D SCP 8-11 (Actual salary £15,621 - £16,577)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
South Bank Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Apr
Further Information

POST: SEN Teaching Assistant
Salary: Level 3, Grade D SCP 8-11 (Actual salary £15,621 - £16,577)
Closing Date: 12pm Monday 26th April 2021
Contract 1: 32.5 hr/week, Term time only +PD days. Permanent contract
Contract 2: 32.5 hr/wk TTO + PD days fixed term contract to 31.8.2021 (1-1 support subject to funding)
Short Listing Date: Tuesday 27th April 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 5th May 2021
Required for - Asap

Are you committed to making a real difference to the lives of the children at SBPS?
Are you ready for a new challenge? If so, we need you!

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, motivated, caring TA who will make learning fun, always put children first and is committed to making a real difference to the lives of the children in our school.

The successful candidate will be a member of the KS2 teaching team, working primarily in our Special Educational Needs unit, which caters for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The successful candidate will:
o Have extensive experience of supporting SEN children to ensure teaching and learning is the key priority and that accelerated progress is made so that our children reach national expectations.
o Actively engage parents and carers in their child’s education and seek opportunities to break down the children’s barriers to learning.
o Current Team Teach certificate of willing to attend training
o Have extensive experience working with children who have complex needs &/or barriers to learning
o Have extensive experience delivering interventions focused on behaviour and social and emotional development
o Be a creative, driven and flexible individual who is committed to ensuring children achieve their potential.
o Work alongside the class teacher to deliver teaching and learning initiatives that deliver highly personalised learning.
o Have excellent subject knowledge and be able to communicate this to children so that they are able to understand and learn.
o Be resourceful, adaptable, resilient and an excellent communicator that is a highly motivated individual with a commitment to securing the best outcomes possible for our children
o Be prepared to go the extra mile for our children and families
o Make a significant contribution to the wider work of the school

What we can offer:
o Enthusiastic, friendly and well-behaved children
o Hard-working, dedicated colleagues
o The opportunity to work as part of an ambitious and forward-thinking teaching team
o Support for your future through quality professional development opportunities.
o Supportive governors.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates who are able to demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.

We have the opportunity for you to come and look around the school from 3pm on Wednesday 14th April and Thursday 15th April. Please let us know if you would like to come into school on either of these dates for a visit.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.