Teaching Assistant to Support a Child with SEN - TV15718

£7300 - £8186 (ACTUAL SALARY) and 6 hours suppporting the children at dinner times SCP 6-9 £2240 - £2289.
25 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


Teaching Assistant to support a child with SEN

G4 SCP 16-21

17.5 hours per week (8.45 am- 12.15pm each weekday)

£7300 - £8186 (actual salary)

and 6 hours supporting the child at dinner times

SCP 6-9 £2240-£2289.

Required as soon as possible. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to support an individual child with complex needs in Year 5. The contract is temporary as it is linked to the child with SEN and is term-time only.

Our team is strong and experienced and our curriculum innovative.

You will need.

  • An extensive knowledge of Makaton;
  • Experience of working with children with speech and language needs;
  • The ability to adapt learning and planning to meet a child’s specific needs;
  • The ability to assess and record;
  • To be willing to undertake personal care needs;
  • To be able to communicate effectively with the child, parents, colleagues and outside agencies;
  • To establish good working relationships with the teacher, SENCo and outside agencies;
  • To develop your own personal practice;
  • NVQ level 2 qualification or equivalent (minimum)
  • Experience of teaching Big Maths would be an advantage 

We can offer you

  • A great team of hardworking colleagues
  • Outstanding children who are keen to learn
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • Opportunities for professional development 

For an application pack please E-mail: postbox@leighswood.walsall.sch.uk or from Monday 4th June, contact Leighswood School, Broadmeadow, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8HZ. Tel 01922 743621    

Last date for receipt of completed application forms 3.30pm on Friday 8th June. Interviews will be held during the following week. 

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.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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