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Teaching Assistant Level 2 - Junction Farm Primary School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/09/2019 08:30
£6643.73 - £6776.54 Annually
Hours per week:
15 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Sep

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary fixed term contract until 31/08/2020

Junction Farm Primary School is a highly successful primary school based in Eaglescliffe. We have:

- A positive and caring ethos and working atmosphere
- Friendly children, eager to learn and achieve
- A committed, enthusiastic and supportive staff team
- Excellent support from the Governing Body, the staff and parents

We strive to ensure that our school environment is attractive, welcoming, safe, secure and conducive to learning. The school environment is of real importance and its maintenance and development is the concern of all involved in the school with both children and staff encouraged to take a pride in their surroundings.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant - with experience of working with children who have autism and communication and interaction difficulties. The role will be based in the reception class working 3 hours per day in the afternoon supporting individual pupils and the wider classroom.

The successful candidate must have:

- Experience of working in an educational provision and ideally relevant qualifications in Learning Support and Autism Awareness.
- A calm, understanding and friendly personality
- The ability to manage behaviour and help students focus on any given task, encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
- A professional, nurturing and resilient approach.
- Commitment and dependability within the workplace with ability to use your own initiative.
- An understanding of Autism.
- The confidence to address conflict and challenging behaviour, once trained.
- The willingness to work flexibly and constructively as part of a team, providing day to day classroom support to the children and assisting with pupil behaviour as and if required in a supportive manner.
- The ability to establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to individual needs.
- The capability to work with Teachers and the SENCO to ensure progress and development.

The Vision Academy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

For further information about the role and to download an application form, please visit www.junctionfarm.org.uk and send your completed application to: Mrs D Harrison, Trust HR Officer, C/O Egglescliffe School, Urlay Nook Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton on Tees. TS16 0LA or email to: vacancies@valt.org.uk by 8.30am on the closing date.

Interview Date: Friday 27 September 2019

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