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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Permanent Teaching Assistants (Permanent Contract)

Hours: 30 hours per week, Term time
Salary: APTC 3, point 5
Actual Salary: £19,871 p.a. plus £1070 p.a. SEN Allowance

We are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistants to support pupils (sometimes 1:1) in mixed-age specialist classes.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience and Knowledge: Proven experience working with children with diverse abilities.
  • Curriculum Understanding: General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum.
  • Flexibility: Ability to work across various classes with pupils of different ages and needs.
  • Specialised Skills: Knowledge of strategies for working with pupils with Complex Learning Needs.
  • Passion for SEN: Strong interest and motivation in working with special needs children and developing relevant skills.
  • Proactive Learning: Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek growth opportunities.
  • Effective Communication: Calm, controlled, and effective communication with children and adults.
  • Team Collaboration: Reflective on personal behaviour to ensure team cohesion and effectiveness.
  • Professionalism: High level of professionalism and clear boundaries in school relationships.
  • Qualifications: Level 2 (GCSE) Qualifications in English and Maths or high competence in literacy and numeracy tasks.
  • IT Proficiency: Aptitude for understanding and working with specialist IT software and resources like iPads.
  • Policy Adherence: Willingness to fully understand and adhere to relevant school policies, practices, and procedures.

Additional Information:

Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for supporting children with special needs, flexibility to adapt to different classroom environments, and a commitment to ongoing professional development. If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact in the lives of pupils with complex learning needs, we encourage you to apply.

To Apply: Please submit your application including a cover letter and CV.

We look forward to welcoming dedicated and compassionate individuals to our team!