Level 2 Teaching Assistant
Wren’s Nest Primary School is based in the heart of the Black Country in Central Dudley. It is a successful school with a growing pupil roll of 550 pupils. We are a dynamic and exciting school with a passion for making a difference and improving outcomes and achievement for every child.
We have a skilled team of highly committed and professional teachers and leaders who work hard. However, there is always much to do and we are always reflecting, improving and developing our school. As part of our ongoing journey, we are now looking to recruit a teaching assistant to work with, motivate and support a small group of Reception aged children, whilst working in an outstanding Reception Unit within our EYFS setting.
We are looking for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant who has what it takes to truly make a difference to children with Special Educational Needs. The purpose of this job is to support a small group of children who have severe and complex needs in a mainstream Reception classroom
If you are kind, calm and want to make a positive contribution to the education of children please call school to arrange a visit to come and visit us.
In the first twelve months this post is to support children within the EYFS but flexibility may be required in the future. This is a permanent position of 32.5 hours per week.
Initially the requirement will be to support a small group of children with a range of complex needs. Some of the needs include: Attachment disorder, Physical delay, Speech and Language delay, Anxiety/ASD (under diagnosis) and Cognitive delay.
Level 2 staff provide more specific support and work under the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher. The basic entry requirement is NVQ 2.
To undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning and to assist a teacher in the management of children and the learning environment. To support teaching staff in the development and education of children including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate. Understanding and/or experience of the teaching of early reading through phonics.
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