Langtons Infant School
Head Teacher: Miss E Page
Teaching and Learning Assistant
Grade: Grade 1/2 Points 1 - 5
Hours: 31.25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
Actual Salary: £14,424 - £15,491 p.a. plus TA2 allowance of £279 p.a.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 16th October 2019
Start: Required as soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and forward thinking Teaching and Learning Assistant to join our passionate and dedicated team.
We are looking for someone with experience of working with children with special educational needs - whether your experience has been within a school, nursery or similar setting. Initially, the vacancy will be in the EYFS supporting pupils with varying SEN needs. The role will include classroom support and/or one to one support and may include leading interventions for individuals or as part of a small group.
We would ideally like to meet candidates who have worked in similar roles previously, within special or mainstream settings.
Teaching and Learning Assistant requirements:
- Have experience working with children with special educational needs, ideally using PECS to support communication (desirable but not essential)
- Have experience with Speech & Language support
- Experience of supporting pupils with autism/ASD
- Be able to support pupils with their communication skills
- Have a sound academic background in English and Mathematics
- Be a positive role model for the pupil/s
- Believe in high expectations and be committed to ensuring that every child reaches their full potential
- Be a good team player
- Be able to inspire learning in and beyond the classroom
- Be dynamic and flexible
- Be an excellent communicator who is confident to liaise with class teachers/parents
- Have a good understanding of safeguarding
- Has a good sense of humour and doesn’t take themselves too seriously
As Teaching and Learning Assistant in this school, you will benefit from:
- Working with children who have a love for learning and can do attitude
- Being part of a supportive, caring and fun team
- Ongoing professional development, including opportunities to attend in-house and external training.
Closing date for applications is 16th October 2019.
Interviews: 18th October 2019
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.
Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.
Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council