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Year 2 Teaching Assistant

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Year 2 Teaching Assistant

An Ofsted graded ‘GOOD’ primary school in Accrington is looking for a Year 2 teaching assistant to provide one-to-one support to a child with special educational needs. The role is to start as soon as possible and is planned to continue until the summer holidays with the potential of going onto a school contract.

Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work predominantly alongside a child in the Year 2 class, providing one-to-one support to enable them to access the Key Stage 1 core curriculum and assist with their speech and language needs. In addition to this, the role will require you to provide general classroom support across the Year 1 and Year 2 classes, which will include delivering small group interventions.

Working hours are from 08:30 – 15:30, Monday - Friday

Job Specification - Essential Requirements

In order to be short-listed for the position, you must have/ be the following:

-          Teaching Assistant Level 2 qualification or above

-          Recent experience of providing specialist support to individuals with SEN

-          Recent experience working alongside children in Key Stage 1

-          Confident with delivering small group interventions

-          Child workforce DBS on the online update service or willing to apply for a new DBS

About the School

This primary school is located in Accrington and services a mixed catchment area. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is below the national average; however the number of pupils identified as having special educational needs is above average.

The school work hard to enable their pupils to be happy, have high self esteem and develop confidence in themselves and their abilities, so that they can handle new situations and accept the challenges that life has to offer. They want their children to enjoy school, to develop enthusiasm, perseverance and a questioning approach to life that will prepare them for the future stages in their education.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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