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Teaching Assistant Grade 3

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/09/2019 12:00
£18,426 - £19,171 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Coxhoe Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
6 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for October 2019
Temporary / Full time / 37 hours per week / Term time only + 2 weeks

1 to 1 temporary contract for as long as the child attends the school and we receive funding for the role.

Coxhoe Primary School is a growing school with a drive and determination to provide our children with an enriching and broad curriculum; we aim to offer our children engaging opportunities to allow them to develop the skills they need to achieve in our culturally diverse world.

Staff and governors are seeking to appoint a highly effective, caring, enthusiastic and experienced SEN learning support assistant to join our warm and friendly school family.

The right candidate will have experience of working with pupils with Special Educational Needs, including Autism, ADHD and associated difficulties.

The role involves working 1:1, supporting a child in EY/KS1 with social communication difficulties both within the classroom and during break and lunchtimes.

We are looking for a candidate who:
• Has experience of working with pupils with social, communication difficulties and associated difficulties
• Will be able to improve the communication and interaction of the supported pupil
• Has a proven track record of working with pupils with SEND and of delivering a personalised curriculum either in SEN settings or in mainstream schools
• Will support the sensory needs of the pupil
• Will be able to challenges the cognition and learning of the pupil
• Will be able to work on pupil’s support plan targets (EHCP targets if applicable)
• Has experience of working closely with class teacher/SENCO and other professionals
• Is flexible, pro-active and hands on
• Has vision, energy and enthusiasm for this challenge and has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
• Is experienced in establishing and maintaining good professional relationships

We can offer:

• A warm, welcoming and friendly school community with excellent parental support
• The support of an enthusiastic, ambitious and dedicated team of staff and governors
• The privilege to work with well-behaved and enthusiastic children who love coming to school and are eager to learn;
• Continued professional development from within and additional extended support from external providers

Please see our school website for further information about our school community.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and satisfactory references.

Application forms are attached and to be returned directly to the school via email: coxhoe@durhamlearning.net or sent in the post to the address below.

Closing date for applications are 6th September 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews are due to be held on 11th September 2019.

Coxhoe Primary School
Cornforth Lane

Telephone: 01913770294
Email: coxhoe@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk

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