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Split TA Role - 1:1 & Whole Class

  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 02/10/2017
This vacancy has now expired.

Job description

A client school is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to work within key stage 2; supporting an individual pupil with additional learning needs. The successful candidate will split time between supporting as a class TA and an individual on a 1:1 basis. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of a wide range of strategies to support learners with additional needs including Autistic Spectrum Condition, dyslexia, ADHD and social and emotional difficulties.

This post is for a fixed term (12 months) to begin as soon as possible - with the possibility of a more permanent position at the end of the contract.

The successful applicant will have proven ability to work on their own initiative and will demonstrate a commitment to ensuring all children make outstanding progress in their learning and have a great start to their primary education.

The post is 30 hours a week - term time only

Applications are invited from individuals who have:

- Relevant and recent experience of working in a school, preferably in KS2

- At least NVQ2

- GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) at grade C+

- Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team

- Experience working in 1:1 role to support a child with additional needs

- Ability and confidence to work with a range of children and confidently manage behaviour

- An ability to communicate, work as part of a successful team, take on board advice, use your initiative and meet deadlines

- A great sense of humour!

The school has a team of experienced and enthusiastic staff, who feel the pupils are both considerate and respectful and look to provide staff with the opportunities for ongoing professional development.

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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