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Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Primary Behaviour Support Team

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/05/2017 23:59
£18,070 - £20,138 plus SEN £2085 - (Pro rata).
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Dryden Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
1 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Primary Behaviour Support Team, part of the Education Support Service is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to its established team.

Working across a number of mainstream primary schools, under guidance of the team leader you will provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who need
particular help to overcome barriers to learning and who might be presenting with a range of challenging behaviours and social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties.

The successful candidate will provide a range of support, suitable to their needs, for pupils with social, emotional and mental health issues within the mainstream classroom under the direction of the teacher-in-charge. This could include providing support for children at particularly difficult times e.g. SATS, school trips etc..

They will provide support for the classroom teacher of children with SEMH including; support for planning, evaluating and adjusting learning activities as and when appropriate.

They will provide support for the curriculum which is on offer for children with SEMH as well as signposting as/when needed to other services which provide support for children and their families for children with SEMH.

Finally, they will provide written reports and advice to schools and the team leader as well as any other reasonable duties commensurate with the grade of post as directed by the Head of Service.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes and barriers to learning and issues relating to pupils with SEMH. They will have knowledge of whole school approaches to behaviour management and their impact as well as the wide ranging issues relating to pupils with SEMH and strategies to address these issues. They will have good numeracy and literacy skills and knowledge of report writing and data management. They will have an NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistant or equivalent.

They will also have experience of working with pupils of relevant age and with pupils with additional social, emotional and mental health needs as well as experience of developing and delivering 1-1 and small group issue based work.

They will have experience of using effective written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Finally they will have experience of working successfully within a primary setting and with pupil of relevant school age (primary).

This is a re-advertisement - Previous applicants need not apply.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

No C.V's accepted

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