We are looking to appoint a motivated, adaptable teaching assistant with high expectations and initiative to work primarily in our year 5/6 class supporting the classroom teacher, providing targeted interventions and working with specific children on a 1:1 basis. The role will include working with children with Special Educational Needs including those with Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs. You will need to have good English and maths skills, as well as the ability to motivate children to do their best. You will be patient, understanding and able to build a positive relationship with children, staff and parents. You will be expected to take a pro-active role in the support of the educational and social needs of children dealing with challenging behaviours and ensuring the welfare and development of the pupils.
The contract is temporary with a minimum contract length until 31 December 2022 and will be linked to a child as a 1:1.
Recent relevant training, or the willingness to undertake training, would be beneficial, especially in interventions supporting cognition and learning, SEMH and communication and interaction.
A willingness to work as part of a team, as well as taking your initiative when required, is essential.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Please download the application form below and, once completed, return to email@example.com.
A paper copy is available by request from the school office.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
- OrganisationDevon County Schools
- Work LocationDevonTorridge
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£9.60 - £9.79 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
- Job TermFixed
- Appointment TypePart TimeTerm Time
24 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required