Southmead Primary is an inclusive school and the children are at the heart of everything we do. All staff are encouraged to build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school. Southmead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for all posts.
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Teaching Assistant – SEND Pupil Support and Mealtime Assistant
17.5 hours per week / 39 weeks
£9.18 - £9.36 per hour
MTA - 5 hours / 38 weeks
£9.00 per hour
To start with immediate effect
Southmead Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistant to support a child in KS2. We are looking for a motivated team player who has experience of working with children with social/emotional needs. A positive, calm and encouraging attitude along with clear and consistent boundary setting is essential, as is kindness, patience and an ability to use your initiative. We are looking for applicants who are dedicated to making a difference to children’s lives and to ensure every child has the opportunities they deserve. In return, we can offer you a friendly, inclusive school with an exciting and motivating curriculum. We have the community at the heart of our education, where we work together to enjoy learning and provide pupils with the knowledge and skills to help them in the future. You will be working alongside an experienced and supportive team and there will be ongoing opportunities for training.
This post is on a fixed term contract attached to the pupil’s SEND funding and the continued attendance of the pupil at Southmead Primary School and their need for support.
We are looking for someone with the following essential qualities:
Experience of working with a child with social, emotional and mental health needs
Experience of setting clear and consistent boundaries
Evidence of building nurturing relationships
An ability to work within a team
GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths
The following qualities are desirable, but not essential:
• Experience of a using a range of strategies to manage behaviours that challenge
• Knowledge of the KS2 curriculum
• Experience delivering 1-1 and/or small group sessions in reading, writing and maths
• Experience of record keeping and target setting
Informal visits to the school are welcomed by arrangement. Please email email@example.com to arrange this.
If you would like to apply for this post please complete the attached application form and email it to or post to the school for the attention of the SENDCo.
Southmead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for this post.
Closing date: 12 noon on 28th August 2020
Meal Time Assistant – Cover