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Teaching Assistant Level 2 SEN

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Teaching Assistant

Leigh St Thomas CE Primary

Leigh St Thomas CE Primary
Astley Street

Salary: Grade 3, £12,483 - £12,988 per annum. £9.36 - £9.74 per hour.

31 hours and 15 minutes per week, term time working 38 weeks per year

Temporary until August 2020

Telephone: 01942 672730

Required for September 2019  

We wish to appoint a talented and inspiring teaching assistant to provide one to one support to an individual child with social, emotional and behavioural needs during the school day and over lunch. Are you the person we are looking for.

The successful candidate will be passionate about children's learning and committed to working with and learning alongside other professionals. They will have experience of dealing with pupils with social, emotional and behavioural needs, be proactive in handling challenging behaviour and skilled in diffusing potentially difficult situations. They will be enthusiastic with the ability remain calm under pressure.

We seek candidates who are creative and can capture the imagination and interest of young learners, supporting children in developing their skills and knowledge and possess a basic understanding of how children learn and develop at different educational stages.

The successful candidate would:

· Have experience of dealing with pupils with behavioural, social and emotional needs
· Be able to contribute to a range of teaching, learning and pastoral activities
· Have experience of dealing with students on a 1:1 basis
· Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a passion for learning
· Have high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
· Be flexible and open to new ideas
· Be a team player working in collaboration with the class teacher
· Possess the necessary skills to observe, monitor and provide constructive feedback on pupils’ progress
· Fully support the ethos and aims of the school
· Be of a nurturing nature

In return, we offer the successful candidate:  

· A team of welcoming and supportive colleagues and children who love school and bring enthusiasm and excitement to every day
· A supportive and committed Governing Body
· An environment where everyone is encouraged to develop as learners
· Ongoing professional development

To apply please click the 'Apply Now' button, no other method of applying will be accepted.

To view the details relating to this position, please click the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
School DBS Applicant Information

Interview date: Wednesday 24 July 2019

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures

The employer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

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term time

application deadline

12 00 pm

19th Jul 2019

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