Teaching Assistant 1:1 -25Hrs (Forsbrook CE Primary School)

Forsbrook, Stoke-on-Trent, ST11 9PW
£11,845 - £12,131 (pro rata)
16 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

forsbrook new April 12

Teaching Assistant 1:1 (Forsbrook CE Primary School)

25 hrs per week Monday – Friday

Temporary Position - Grade 2

(Salary £11,845 - £12,131 pro rata)


The governors at Forsbrook CE Primary School are looking for a highly qualified and experienced professional to work as a specialist Teaching Assistant for a child with multiple medical and educational needs. This is a temporary post initially for one year, but this could extend beyond this time.   The post requires a talented individual who is flexible, creative and dedicated to supporting children with special educational needs.

All applicants must be qualified to at least NVQ 3 or equivalent and have experience in dealing with children with complex medical needs.   You must be committed to building upon children’s individual strengths and knowledge and be a passionate and reflective practitioner. 

A successful Specialist Teaching Assistant will:

Demonstrate a proven track record of working with pupils with complex medical needs

Display excellent communication skills at all levels

Have experience of using a Peg feeding system

Be prepared to support the child’s hygiene needs
Have the ability to work in partnership with parents, teachers and other external support agencies

Have experience of following a Speech and Language Plan

Have some knowledge of Makaton Sign Language
Have high expectations of children's attainment

Be caring and patient and able to cater for the individual needs of the child.

Closing date for applicants: Tuesday 11th July 2017 @ 10am

Interviews: Monday 17th July 2017

All applicants must be at least NVQ Level 3 qualified and have a commitment to their own on-going continued professional development.  You will need to feel confident within a classroom environment and be able to take direction.

Application packs are available from Mrs S Dawson at office@forsbrook.staffs.sch.uk.  Completed applications should also be returned to this email address.  For further information regarding this post please contact Mrs Richards or Mrs Minor on 01782 392577.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.homeoffice.gov.uk/dbs

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