SEND Teaching Assistant

White Bridge Primary School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC2503-31S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £21357
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 13/07/2022 4pm Date of Interviews: w/b 18.07.2022  

Job Description

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Hours 8.45am to 3.20pm (not including training days) with half an hour for lunch.

One year fixed term contract, term time only, wef 01.09.2022

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic, committed and caring person to join our hard working team of Teaching Assistants.

Experience of supporting children with individual high level needs would be preferred but all applications are welcome as training and a comprehensive induction will be provided.

The roles will require assisting in the support of differentiated teaching and learning; implementing an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP); contributing to annual reviews and liaising with various outside agencies as well as building a positive relationship with parents/carers.

The successful candidate will be a capable and enthusiastic practitioner, familiar with the needs of pupils in the primary classroom and with a willingness to contribute to the broader life of this busy school.

We are looking to appoint someone who possesses the following skills:

● Has a calm, patient personality, who is highly organised

● Someone who has the ability to engage and motivate children

● An enthusiastic, highly committed and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills

● Someone who is committed to working as a member of a team, and also shows initiative to work independently

● demonstrate good literacy and numeracy skills

● communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing

● show excellent communication skills, a warm and caring personality and a good sense of humour

● understand the importance of an inclusive environment and high expectations of pupil behaviour

● have a welcoming and friendly approach with a high level of professionalism.

White Bridge Primary School will offer you:

● The chance to work and develop in a good primary school

● Supportive and friendly staff

● Personal and professional development opportunities

Key Requirements

Your duties will include:

● Ensuring the child is safe and happy during the school day

● Supporting the child in the classroom and aiding their learning as effectively as possible

● Clarify and explain instructions

● Ensure the child is able to use any equipment and materials provided

● Assist them with their challenges, such as language, behaviour and social skills

● Help them to concentrate and finish their work

● Meet their physical needs as required and encourage independence

● Liaising with the child's class teacher, SENDCO and other school adults

● Assisting the child with toileting if necessary

● Work with the SENDCO and class teacher to develop and implement the child's EHC plan

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check and medical clearance and satisfactory references.

For a Job Description and Application Form please contact admin@whitebridge.essex.sch.uk

To obtain further details please contact the School Office on 020 8508 8624 or email admin@whitebridge.essex.sch.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 13th July 2022, 4 pm

Interviews: Week beginning 18th July 2022

Information about the School

White Bridge Primary School is a three form entry school, set on the edge of Epping Forest and next to a large area consisting of Nature Reserve and Parkland. We are easily accessible on public transport as we are located on the Central Line. We celebrate our 70th birthday this year. White Bridge Primary School is part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust. This is a locality based group of schools who have worked together for more than 20 years. Our building is spacious, with well-equipped classrooms, halls, library, computer suite and study areas. The grounds are large with plenty of space for outdoor learning and play.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Miss L Hester
Greensted Road, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3DR
Telephone: 020 85088624
Email: admin@whitebridge.essex.sch.uk

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