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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Tiverton School

What is the job role?

Tiverton Primary Special school is a growing school. From September we will have 100 pupils on roll. We will grow to over 100 pupils in the next 2 years.  Our pupils come from Coventry and all have an EHC Plan of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Our pupils are at the heart of all we do.

We already have a large number of committed staff, who share the school vision:

“Passionate about celebrating learning, enjoyment and achievement for all”

The Headteacher and Governors recognise the immense and valuable role played by all staff at the school.

The role of the Teaching Assistant (TA) at Tiverton is invaluable in supporting the teaching, learning, care and behaviour for all pupils across the primary school.

From September we require a 1:1 support for a very special reception pupil with a severe visual impairment and needs.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience working with students within a similar setting. However, we welcome candidate with a strong desire to work in the area of SEND who are willing to undertake training.

As a 1-1 support, you will be responsible for ensuring that this pupil accesses his individual curriculum which ensuring his Education, Health and care plan needs are delivered and adhered to.

You will need to hold an NVQ 2 qualification (or equivalent) or above.

We can offer you:

  • Hard working committed workforce
  • Wonderful pupils, with a whole range of abilities and needs
  • A new and lively senior leadership team
  • Keen and enthusiastic parents
  • Dedicated governors
  • Opportunities for CPD
  • LA support and advice
  • A happy fun, inclusive learning environment

Work Pattern

35 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week (39 weeks)

One Year Fixed term contract in the first instance

Visits to school are not possible currently due to the current situation, if you require more information please contact admin@tiverton.coventry.sch.uk

Application packs are available to download below and are returnable direct to the school to admin@tiverton.coventry.sch.uk

Relevant Dates

Closing date:  Tuesday 1st September 2020 at 12.00pm

Interview date:  TBC

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Tiverton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Coventry City Council

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