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SEN Teaching Assistant (1:1)

Applications are invited for the post of Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant to support a pupil currently in KS1 with learning, social and communication difficulties. The post will include supporting the child’s needs within the classroom, the playground and for some 1:1 work outside the classroom. Experience in working with pupils with a range of special needs is desirable.  This post is a fixed term position for 1 year. Working 30 hours a week, as directed by the Headteacher and/or SENCO. Weeks per year: 39 weeks, term time only. Monday to Friday – 8.30-3.30.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A flexible approach, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and to use initiative in dealing with situations effectively.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good levels of Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Previous experience of this type of work is desirable.
  • Ability to maintain relevant pupil records as required and feedback to the class teacher / SENCO.
  • Ability to prepare equipment and resources for the children under direction of the class teacher / SENCO.
  • A sense of humour, empathy with children of this age, a caring personality and confidential nature.

Grade 5,  Scale 5

Closing date: 25th June 2021

Shortlisting: 28th June 2021

Interviews: 30th June 2021

Please return your completed application form electronically to: Mrs. Paulette Wynter at We do not accept CVs.

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St Richard’s CE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to rigorous and appropriate safeguarding checks.