Educational Teaching Assistant - SEN (Specialist Provision), Batley

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Windmill CE (VC) Primary schoolBatley

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £13,843 - £15,069
Contract term: Permanent

SEN Educational Teaching Assistant - Specialist Provision

Grade 6

Permanent Position  

32.05 hours Monday – Friday 8.35am – 3.25pm with half an hour for lunch  

Our successful Church of England School is looking for a passionate, committed Educational Teaching Assistant with great enthusiasm and energy to join our new team who will work as part of a team within our brand new specialist provision for children with complex communication and interaction needs. The provision will have 12 transitional places for KS1 and KS2 children as well as providing outreach for primary schools in Kirklees.  

We would like you to: 

  • Work as part of a highly skilled team  
  • Be able to assess need, provide learning and educational activities
  • Develop skills, supporting integration and transition, securing children’s physical and emotional well being, whilst raising self-esteem and encouraging independence.    

This role will involve a combination of support on a one to one and small group basis either in or out of the classroom or specialist provision base.  It also involves working with staff from other schools in order to prepare them to fully meet the needs of the children in their local mainstream school.  The post involves working in partnership with parents/carers and families in order to build confidence and trust.  

We can offer: - 

  • Quality induction and training specific to your role
  • A supportive, friendly team
  • A caring ethos with strong links to St Saviour’s Parish Church, Brownhill
  • A strong emphasis on collaborative work

Our school opened in April 2014 and has gone from strength to strength since that time. In November 2016 we were judged as ‘OUTSTANDING’ in a SIAMs inspection and in May 2017 as ‘good’ with outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. We pride ourselves on fostering a welcoming, supportive and nurturing learning environment where all members of the school community work hard to achieve their goals.   

Deadline for applications: 16th November 2018 

Applications can either be posted to the School directly or e-mailed to the Headteacher;  

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application and apply as soon as possible.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to a Criminal Record Check via the DBS.

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More about Windmill CE (VC) Primary school
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Upper Batley Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 470555
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