Level 3 SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/12/2023 23:59
Grade E, SCP 8-11 (£24,702 - £25,979 per annum, pro rata)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Alban’s Catholic Primary School, Rothbury Avenue, Pelaw, Gateshead, NE10 0QY.
Number of posts:
Closing date:
12 Dec
Further Information
At St Alban’s, we aim to provide a stimulating learning environment in which each child feels valued and can fulfil their academic potential. We have designed our provision to develop the moral, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of our children at each stage in their development. We are focussed on living out our mission, ‘Jesus said, ‘I have come so that they may have life and have it to the full’.’
We are proud to be part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of secondary, middle, primary and first schools in Durham, Gateshead, Northumberland and Sunderland. Bishop Wilkinson is the largest catholic education trust in the North East of England with a total of 48 schools. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.
We wish to appoint a committed, well-qualified and highly effective Level 3 Teaching Assistant to support a child with an EHCP and additional medical needs, on a 1:1 basis.
We are seeking an individual who will:
  • Have experience of working 1:1 with children with special educational needs.
  • Establish a supportive, caring and secure relationship with a pupil with a medical condition, ensure their medical needs are met to allow them to interact with others, engage in activities, and develop independence and a good level of wellbeing.
  • Be able to work on child’s EHCP targets.
  • Have experience of working closely with a class teacher/SENCO and other professionals.
  • Be flexible, pro-active and hands on.
  • Have vision, energy and enthusiasm for this challenge.
  • Be experienced in establishing and maintaining good professional relationships.
  • Support the Catholic ethos of our school. 
The successful candidate will have:
  • Experience of supporting children with Special Educational Needs
  • A willingness to engage in training to support the medical needs of a child.
  • The ability to respond calmly and constructively when dealing with students with SEN.
  • An ability to provide engaging 1:1 Support.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organisation and planning skills. 
Please refer to Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

How to Apply:
To complete an application form please click the 'Apply' button.
Closing date:           Tuesday 12th December 2023
Interview date:         Thursday 14th December 2023
The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.