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SEND Teaching Assistant - John Gulson Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

John Gulson Primary School is on an incredibly exciting journey of improvement.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised SEND teaching assistant to join our journey from September 2024, to support teachers and children in our SEND provision for EYFS and KS1 children.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will:

•              Be an excellent, energetic and focused classroom practitioner

•              Have excellent Maths and English skills, both verbal and written

•              Have experience of delivering Interventions in as well as Social & Emotional Interventions

•              Have the skills to develop oracy when leading the learning with a group or class of children by being able to model high-quality English

•              Have high expectations of all children

•              Promote our vision and values in all behaviours and interactions with staff, children and families

•              Bring experience of working with children who have SEND

•              Have the ability to work proactively, using set objectives to plan and deliver activities to enable pupils to attain age related expectations and to exceed these in some instances

•              Be committed to developing children as independent learners

•              Be an excellent communicator and able to develop positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents

•              Work well as part of a team, demonstrating empathy, focus and commitment

We want to recruit people who are passionate about making a difference to children and want to challenge themselves to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking.

In return we offer:

•              A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.

•              Excellent professional development opportunities

•              Calm and purposeful learning environments

•              Friendly, polite, well-behaved children who deserve the very best

•              Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community

•              A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school

•              Strong commitment to staff wellbeing

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 02476 227791 to arrange a visit.

Please apply using the online application form ensuring you outline your skills, abilities, and experience in line with the key areas on the advert and Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing date for application is Sunday 7th July 2024

Previous candidates needs not apply.

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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