St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School
Romford RM1 4JA
Tel: 01708 745506
Full Time Teaching Assistant Required
To support a named SEN Child with complex needs
Hours: 32.5 hours per week/38 weeks per year
Grade: APTC Scale 3 (Pts 14-17). Actual Annual Salary of £14,929 - £15,276
Start Date: As soon as possible
The governors wish to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to support the educational and personal care needs of two children with an Education and Health Care Plan on a shared basis. The role may also include lunchtime supervision of the children in the playground.
The successful applicants will:
Have a thorough understanding of Special Educational Needs
Have experience of working with high needs SEND pupils
Be able to engage and enthuse SEND pupils to access learning
Be able to develop positive relationships with pupils and able to use a variety of strategies to meet individual needs
Support the pupil in developing effective communication skills and may have experience of using PECS, Makaton and other communication support
Use strategies to encourage the pupil’s independence.
Help the pupil in developing social awareness and forming friendships.
Be positive in outlook and flexible and adaptable to the needs of the child and in the classroom setting; be patient, calm and resilient
Take directions from the class teacher but also be willing to use their own initiative.
Undertake training as necessary.
Work effectively as part of a team.
Specific training in relation to supporting this pupil will be given.
St. Peter’s is currently extending to 2FE and enjoying the benefits of a beautiful new build and extended facilities. We maintain a friendly community, well-behaved, responsive pupils and very supportive parents and governors. Our staff are hard working and committed to ensuring that our school aims are upheld and that every child’s well-being and safety is a priority.
Visits to the school are essential. Only those applicants who visit the school will be considered for shortlisting.
Please apply online.
Closing Date: 22nd March 2019 at 12:00pm
Previous applicants need not apply.