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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Part Time (Term time)
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/12/2019 12:00
£12,477 - £14,332
Hours per week:
Job Category:
School Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Christ Church Junior School Downend
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Job details 

Closing date:
6 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Salary: Hay 9
£12,477 - £14,332 based on 25 hours per week
£8,110 - £9,316 based on 16.25 hours per week

Hours: The expected number of hours will be 22-25 per week with a start time of 8.45am, Monday to Friday. However there could be flexibility to make this a morning post only of 16 hours 15 minutes per week.

This is a temporary post that will end when the funding ceases or the child leaves the school.

An SEN Teaching Assistant is required, to support a child in Year 5 with complex learning needs. Level 2 TA qualification and English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) required. Experience of supporting children’s learning on a 1:1 level will be valuable.

The post holder will
•have the skills to build a positive, nurturing relationship that models inclusion, patience and high expectations
•have extensive experience of the KS1 and KS2 curriculum
•be able to create and initiate activities as part of an engaging curriculum
•have a sense of humour and be patient but firm with a clear and consistent approach and high expectations of learning and behaviour
•have experience of working with children with ASD and delivering bespoke interventions to support these needs
•be willing and able to support the medical needs of the child
•have a level two teaching assistant qualification or equivalent
•be a team player with good communication skills, co-ordinating with all stakeholders including parents, other professionals and teachers
•ideally have experience with implementing programmes following advice from professionals such as the educational psychologist
•be creative and show initiative to ensure a variety of teaching approaches using different mediums
•have experience of liaising with outside agencies
•have a good knowledge of the SEN code of Practice, Education Health Care Plans and providing accurate feedback and setting SMART targets.

CCJ can offer
•a highly skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff, strong community and Church links and a fully engaged and supportive Governing Body.
•collective determination to ensure that the school continues the to look for further ways to offer the best for every child.
•a commitment to innovative teaching, contextualised learning and the quality of children’s experiences throughout the curriculum.
•a strong commitment to supporting the learning and social inclusion/development of all SEN children.
•a highly skilled and dedicated group of teaching assistants who work together a team.
•a full commitment to the professional development of staff both as individuals and as a team.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

The closing date for applications is Friday 6th December at 12pm. Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 9th December.

Visits to the school are very welcome and encouraged, please telephone the school office on 01454 866516 to arrange a visit.

Applications can be submitted via, post, email or by hand. Visits are encouraged, so please call the school office to arrange. Applications via email can be sent to christchurchjuniors@sgmail.org.uk. Address: Pendennis Road, Downend, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5JJ. Receipt of all emailed applications will be acknowledged. For more information please see the school website www.christchurchjuniors.co.uk

Please visit the following link to download and complete an application form and return to the school https://www.sgsts.org.uk/SchoolWorkforce/HRforSchools/SitePages/School%20application%20forms.aspx

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