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Inclusion Support Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Sir Alexander Fleming Nursery and Primary School

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
109 Southgate, Sutton Hill, Telford
Salary
NJC Scale 3 £12.18 - £12.38 per hour
Closing date
15 Jul 2024
Reference
TW/TP/214/781

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Sir Alexander Fleming Nursery and Primary School

Inclusion Support Teaching Assistant – Level 3

Required for September (Permanent)

Hours: 8.30am – 3pm (30 minutes for lunch) 6 hours per day

Due to the increase in pupil numbers, the Governing Body of Sir Alexander Fleming Nursery and Primary School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant who will join our award winning SEND team and will deliver 1:1 and small group pastoral interventions to develop the SEMH needs of our pupils.

At Sir Alexander Fleming Nursery and Primary School, we recognise the importance of developing the whole child and our TLC area delivers interventions such as sand therapy, drawing and talking, anger management as well as developing some bespoke interventions. We aim to support our pupils’ with their SEMH needs in order to inspire and encourage them to become self-motivated, independent learners who actively use their engaging environment to develop their thinking skills and problem solving abilities in a variety of purposeful contexts.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who will: 

  • Have experience of working with children in EYFS, KS1 and KS2
  • Have a good knowledge of interventions that support SEMH needs
  • Understand the role of an ELSA
  • To consistently support individuals or groups of children 
  • Be an outstanding interactor with children and adults
  • To be open-minded and non-judgemental
  • To ensure that all agreed school practice is followed 
  • To support the teacher in creating/ maintaining a secure and positive environment, conducive to engaging children in their daily learning, celebrating diversity and success
  • To promote positive working partnerships with children and parents

The school can offer: 

  • An award winning SEND provision - NASEN SEND Primary provision of the year 2023
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic, hardworking and kind-hearted children
  • A welcoming community of children, parents, staff and governors 
  • A 'family' atmosphere where support is freely given by all members of the team
  • Extensive outdoor areas and opportunities for outdoor learning – RHS garden of the year 2023
  • Active governors who are committed to their role as strategic leaders 
  • Career progression 
  • Professional Development opportunities

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance. 

The Governor’s welcome visits to the school prior to application before the closing date. Please contact Lorraine Pilgrim on 01952 327820 to arrange an appointment.

Completed application forms to be returned to Lorraine.pilgrim@alexanderfleming.org.uk

Closing date and shortlisting: Monday 15th July at 12pm 

Interviews: Wednesday 17th July 

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here and the Transgender & Non-Binary Inclusion Policy commitments here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

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Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
United Kingdom

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