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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.

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