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Reception Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant required in St Helens

  • Opportunity to work in an 'Outstanding' Catholic School
  • Between £8.07-10 per day depending on experience
  • Experience supporting pupils with SEN within a primary school or SEN unit

Teaching Personnel is delighted to announce their Catholic Schools Recruitment Partnership with Liverpool Archdiocese. The Archdiocese has a network of 227 schools and colleges across 8 local education authorities. Many of these schools have forged strong links with Teaching Personnel and use our services and candidates as part of their recruitment process.

Did you know…….At age 11, Catholic schools outperform the national average English and Maths SATs scores by 6%

Here at Teaching Personnel, we have had a request from one of our Catholic client schools for a full time Teaching Assistant to work with 2 pupils in EYFS.

The role involves working with 2 boys in the EYFS department, both children have social interaction difficulties and will involve helping them develop this with their peers. One child is in reception and has Asperger’s and the other boy is in nursery and has Autism. The school are looking for someone who has experience or training on supporting pupils with autism.

The Catholic school is in St Helens and is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, where the Headteacher, ably supported by the Deputy Headteacher, has a firm and resolute determination to continually strive to improve pupils’ outcomes. Staff morale is high; staff share the Headteacher’s vision and work well together for the benefit of the pupils and the wider community.

Teaching across both Nursery and Reception classes is consistently good. Communication between them is effective and ensures that there is a smooth transition between Nursery and Reception. Staff work well collaboratively and make effective use of the space both indoors and outdoors. The school have excellent facilities for pupils with SEN and the children make excellent progress due to specific one to one support.

If you are looking for a long term role of this sort and would like further information on this role, please call Jack in the Liverpool Primary Branch on 0151 285 3924.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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