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1:1 SEN/Behaviour Teaching Assistant, Northamptonshire

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Cedar Road Primary SchoolNorthamptonshire

Salary: GBP £18,562 per year (£14,257.26 pro rata - NJC3)

Contract type: Part Time

Contract term: Fixed Term

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Cedar Road Primary School Academy is now recruiting for a1:1 Teaching Assistant. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

Cedar Road Primary School is a successful, oversubscribed primary school in the Abington area of Northampton. We want all of our pupils to feel valued, confident and excited about their learning. Every pupil has the opportunity to succeed and challenge themselves to become the best they can be. We aim to nurture our children to enjoy a lifelong love of learning and to help them become thoughtful and caring members of the community. As part of the David Ross Education Trust, we provide a wide range of opportunities and experiences for our children. As well as striving for academic excellence, we want our pupils to find and develop new talents and interests.

About the role

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

Wearelooking for a caring, enthusiastic and passionateindividual to work on a 1:1 basis with a child who hasSEN/Behaviour needs. You will be part of a dynamic support team working in the classroom and in our Nurture Room provision.This role is fixed term for the duration the child attends our school.

Salary & Benefits

NJC3 £18,562 FTE (£14,257.26 pro rata)for 32.5 hours per week – term time only (39 weeks)

Access to generous Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.

GCSE Grade A – C English and Maths or equivalent

Team Teach trained would be an advantage

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.

Motivation to work with children and young people.

Good numeracy/literacy skills.

Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age.

Completion of DfES Teacher Assistant Induction Programme

Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy

Effective use of ICT to support learning

Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier

General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.

Caring/training/communication/persuasive/motivating/counselling skills.

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To complete our on-line application, please visit our website. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed on-line application form.

Cedar Road Primary School is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

More about Cedar Road Primary School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: Primary

Funding status: State - Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 4 - 11 years

Address: Cedar Road East, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 2JF, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1604 712645


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