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1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant - Christ Church Primary School

Christ Church CE Primary School Lichfield
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Grade 3 £21189 pa pro rata
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant (full time)

Salary Scale: Grade 3 Level 2 (full time: 27.5 hours per week)

Start date: September 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a 1:1 Support Teaching Assistant at Christ Church CofE Primary School, Lichfield to work, alongside the class teacher, with a SEND child.

What we are looking for:

An enthusiastic, experienced and committed Teaching Assistant for this exciting new opportunity to work in our Year 1 team supporting a child with additional needs.

You will have:

  • previous experience working in key stage 1/2
  • have current knowledge of the key stage 1/2 curriculum
  • good understanding of supporting behaviour in a nurturing environment
  • the ability to work with children 1:1 as required, including children with additional needs
  • the ability to work in the whole class or smaller group environment
  • good interpersonal skills
  • the ability to be flexible and creative
  • the ability to be calm and positive
  • an understanding of how children learn and develop both academically and emotionally
  • an understanding of differing children’s needs particularly linked to trauma and attachment difficulties and the impact of this

Your responsibilities will include:

  • supporting a pupil with a highly personalised and bespoke curriculum with opportunities for sensory, play-based learning to meet complex emotional needs and promote resilience with learning.
  • working with the pupil on an individual, group or class basis as required by the class teacher.
  • supporting in the classroom with other pupils when the 1:1 child doesn’t require support.
  • assisting in offsite visits.
  • aiding the pupil to access the national curriculum with adaptations where required and encourage their independence as a learner.
  • motivating and encouraging the pupil and other pupils to behave well in and around school.
  • supporting the child at lunchtime (you will have lunchtime at a different time to the child)

We can offer you:

  • a hardworking and supportive staff team.
  • a welcoming and supportive Governing Body.
  • a highly supportive Strategic Leadership Team.
  • excellent coaching and opportunities for professional and career development.
  • a vibrant, warm, friendly working environment.

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2024 at 9am

Interview date: Monday 1st July 2024

If you would like to visit the school prior to you applying, please ring the school office on 01543 227 210 to arrange a suitable time and date.

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 a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warning. Cautions and convictions in your application form.

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