Key Stage 1-4 SEN Teaching Assistant

Location
The Linden Centre
Salary
£19,312 - £19, 698 per annum, pro rata
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Job Ref
TWC000004709
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details

The Linden Centre

Key Stage 1-4 SEN Teaching Assistant 

£14,073 - £14,362 per annum

Pay Scale 3

32.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 PD days

The Linden Centre is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, inspirational and innovative Teaching Assistant to join their team of specialist staff this term.  The Linden Centre Team supports children in Key Stages 1-4 who are presenting challenging behaviours which are preventing them from settling effectively to learning.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to improving outcomes for these children and to supporting families and other professionals. The person will provide support for teachers’ programmes of learning, assessment and nurture to support children and young people. These programmes will include supporting learning in the core subjects as well as assessing both the learning and social/emotional needs of the learners and supporting interventions and therapeutic workshops

Experience in recently working with challenging behaviour in KS1-4 is essential.

  • Evidence of commitment to continued professional and personal development.
  • Understanding of the issues relating to the achievement and inclusion of children
  • A working knowledge of policies and practice relating to vulnerable learners
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equalities and Inclusion
  • Understanding of child protection/safeguarding issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, both orally and in writing
  • High level of inter-personal skills including the ability to relate well to people from a variety of social, cultural, educational, religious and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain written records of initial assessments and other relevant records
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Confident when working with and managing children and young people
  • Self directed and well organised with the ability to effectively manage time and workload to meet deadlines
  • Able to work constructively as part of a team and establish productive working relationships with others
  • Good timekeeper, reliable and punctual

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, further details can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

If you require any other details or wish to discuss the role further, please contact Mr Darren Lennon (Head teacher) on 01952 385601 or email Darren.Lennon@telford.gov.uk

Interviews will be held according to the current COVID-19 guidance but this also means that we cannot allow visits to the school. Information can be found on our website www.lindencentre.co.uk.

The Linden Centres are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from The Linden Centres vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

The Linden Centre supports Equal Opportunities Employment

Supporting documents:

Job Description

Person Specification

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Supporting documents
Job Description
Person Specification

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