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Teaching Assistant (SEND)
Initially 15 hours per week (3 hours each morning)
Required for September 2019
LGS Band 2 point 3-5. [Term time only]
The Governors are seeking to appoint a part time Teaching Assistant (SEND) to join our strong and successful team.
We are inviting applications for an experienced, dedicated and caring Teaching Assistant to work with children supported through an EHCP within Key Stage 2. The successful candidate will assist in supporting differentiated teaching and learning as well as implementing a Personal Care Plan. Experience of supporting children with general learning difficulties, language skills and Autism/ADHD would be beneficial but not essential. Applicants should specify their experience and suitability for this post.
The main duties include working under the direction and in partnership with the SENCo and classteacher to support learning in line with the National Curriculum, Person Centred Plans and Consistent Management Plans; joining a team of dedicated TA's, supporting codes of practice, school policies and procedures.
Suitable applicants will need to demonstrate patience, flexibility and a commitment to supporting learners in their academic, social and personal development.
The successful applicants will need to support the Christian ethos of the school.
Minimum qualification of GCSE Mathematics and English grade C would be preferable or equivalent qualification.
'St. Thomas of Canterbury C of E Junior School is committed to safeguarding principles and promoting the welfare of children in our care and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the successful applicant will be appointed subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references and medical clearance.'
In addition the successful candidate is expected to join the Midday Assistant (MDA) team to assist in the care and welfare of all children over the lunch time period. This would be on a separate contract Band 1 point 3.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.
For an application form and further details please contact Mrs Carol Carvell in the School Office.