LEVEL 2/3 TEACHING ASSISTANT – SPECIALIST SEND (1-1 & SEN GROUPS/NURTURE) – TV50221

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
Grade 4/5 Level 6-17 (£20,092-£25,481 pro-rata)
Posted
11 Nov 2021
Closes
26 Nov 2021
Job Ref
TV50221
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

 

Abbey Primary School

LEVEL 2/3 TEACHING ASSISTANT – SPECIALIST SEND (1-1 & SEN GROUPS/NURTURE) – TV50221

FIXED TERM CONTRACT (dependant on funding for SEN pupils being available)

30 HOURS PER WEEK (TERM-TIME ONLY)

Grade 4/5 Level 6-17 (£20,092-£25,481 pro-rata)

Required as soon as possible – 30 hours per week term time only, Monday – Friday 8.30am-3.00pm, with a 30 minute lunch.

A specialist role exists within our school nurture provision. This is to support children from EYFS to Y6 who have varying degrees of Special Educational Needs, who mainly receive an EHCP, including complex learning, behaviour needs (Autism) and social/emotional needs, pupils who are non-verbal.

The role may include supporting with personal care, working 1-1, in small groups and/or supporting in classes. You will need to have a nurturing ethos and be able to be understand the values of nurture provision within a primary school.

They will also be expected to help support the class teacher with general lesson support for small groups and individuals. First aid and supervision at break times may also be required at certain times of the day as part of general teaching assistant duties. All training will be provided to the successful candidate, including health and safety and safeguarding as part of induction.

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience working with children with SEN and in particular Autism, with knowledge of supporting pupils who are non-verbal.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will put the child at the heart of everything they do
  • Will be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children and those that they work with
  • Will have the ability to foster and maintain the highest standards of pupil behaviour
  • Will have excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills with all colleagues and professionals
  • Will develop good working relationships with parents and carers
  • Will have exemplary professional standards

We can offer:

  • Children that are excited about their learning, who work hard and are eager to please
  • A dedicated and professional staff, who are committed and enthusiastic
  • A bright and stimulating learning environment, inside and out
  • Good professional development opportunities

Discussions with the SENCO or HT and/or visits to the school are strongly recommended and should be arranged via the school office.

Only applications on the Walsall Council application form will be accepted.

Abbey Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children and young people.  The applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced DBS plus other recruitment checks.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spend reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Closing Date: Friday 26th November 2021 at 4pm

Interview date – Monday 6th December 2021

Start date: As soon as possible after this date.

 

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