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Teaching Assistant

Location
Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 3BW
College
Chipstead Valley Primary School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£16,669 (Equiv £12.02 per hour)
Posted
15th July 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
Expires
27th August 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1258035
Job Reference
1:1 TA
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Contract length: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1258035

1:1 Teaching Assistant – SEN (part time and full time positions available)

Salary; Grade 3 (Sp5-7) £12.02 per hour

To commence: September 2022

Chipstead Valley Primary is a thriving and successful three form primary, judged as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted (March 2013). We offer an outstanding and inclusive education set in vast and well equipped grounds. The school is part of PACE Academy Trust, comprising of five schools within Croydon and Merton borough.

Job Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning within our school. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual, to join our Teaching Assistant team, providing learning support whilst successfully nurturing and inspiring our children. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities.

You will be working as part of an energetic and busy team to provide additional classroom based support to children with additional learning needs. Experience of working with children in this capacity, as well as a caring and nurturing nature is essential.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will have the ability to relate well to children of all ages, promoting excellent behaviour standards and encouraging independence. You will have the opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share best practice on a regular basis to further develop a career.

This position would suit an already experienced TA who has a passion for SEND and may already be working with children on a 1:1 basis. Alternatively, you may have wider experience of working with adults with additional needs, who is seeking to broaden their experience working with children.

• Hours – Part time and full time positions available

• Salary –£16,669 Sp5 on NJC support staff pay scale (£22,587-£23,400 FTE)

The right candidate will have:

• GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.

• Previous experience of working with childcare with Special Educational Needs from Early years to Key Stage 2 children in a school environment.

• Understand how to support the complex needs of children with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties

• Caring and nurturing nature

• Have high expectations and be committed to inclusion for all children and their families

• A proven ability to work on their own initiative.

• A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.

• The ability to use relevant technology/equipment to access learning

Job Requirements:

• Supporting children on a 1:1 or small group basis

• Supporting individual children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) under the instruction of teaching/senior staff to enable a child to access all areas of the learning

• To support assessment and evidence learning

• Working with the class teacher to create a stimulating classroom environment, displays and learning resources adapted to meet any additional needs.

What we offer:

• Permanent contract

• Competitive salary in line with NJC support staff pay scale

• The opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share best practice on a regular basis for personal and career development

• Local Government Pension scheme

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

Chipstead Valley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check.

PACE Academy Trust are an equal opportunities employer.  We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Please note: Due to the urgency of this vacancy, interviews will be ongoing throughout the application period. We would be grateful if applicants could make themselves available for interview from week commencing Monday 18th July. We reserve the right to withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is found prior to the deadline.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Chipstead Valley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check.
Chipstead Valley Primary School

Chipstead Valley Primary School

Part of PACE Academy Trust

PACE Academy Trust