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SEND Higher Level Teaching Assistant - St Anne's Catholic Primary School

What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our School for September 2024. We are looking for an experienced EYFS practitioner to support a group of Reception pupils with additional needs.

• To support students who have Special Educational Needs: cognition and learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties. This will involve working on a 1:1 basis, but also supporting small groups of learners with a variety of complex needs.

• To support the classroom teacher with their responsibility for the development and education process by providing care and supervision to children including those who have special physical, emotional and education needs.

• To help to keep children safe.

• Promote positive behaviour.

• Develop and promote positive relationships.

• Support the development and effectiveness of work teams.

• Reflect on and develop practice.

• Maintain confidentiality at all times.

• To lead interventions to that the children can reach their full potential

.• Align to job description and person specification.

Who are we looking for?

• In return St Anne’s Catholic Primary School can offer commitment to both pupils and staff, ensuring both achieve their full potential and 'thrive' within our school.

• We are proud of the offer we provide to our team. This includes:

• An unwavering commitment to professional learning, with CPD opportunities

• A strong, collaborative team who respect each other, strive for excellence and have the courage to make decisions, take risks and support each other positively

• An opportunity to work and learn alongside an experienced and successful leadership team with a proven track record of securing school improvement across different settings

• A highly supportive Governing Body who are committed to helping the school

• A visible Senior Leadership team, who promote and lead with transparency and empathy

Suitable candidates will have experience in an EYFS setting as well as a passion to work with SEND children. They will be child focused with a clear understanding of their safeguarding responsibilities.

Work pattern: 35 hours per week 39 weeks    

Please see below an application form available to download.  Completed applications should be returned direct to the school at

Closing date: Thursday 4th July 12pm

Interview date: Tuesday 9th July 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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