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Named Pupil Teaching Assistant

Kingsbury Green AcademyWiltshire

15 hours per week over three days (including an unpaid 20 minute break and unpaid 40 minute lunch break) – days to be discussed in interview. Term time only – Temporary position - 38 weeks per year

This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities.

Job Requirements  

  • To offer support for students with SEND.  
  • To work collaboratively with teachers to ensure students who have SEND are appropriately supported.  
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the curriculum to support students with SEND.  
  • Preparing learning activities for individual’s groups and for classes.  
  • Monitoring individual and/or directed pupils.  
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on individual student's achievement, progress and development.  
  • Monitoring and intervening in student's behaviour.  
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners.  
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability.  
  • Be an effective member of the school community, contributing to all aspects of support within school.

Why choose us?

Kingsbury Green Academy is part of the Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyTrust  (RWBAT) based in Calne. We offer a fantastic benefits scheme, with discounts on Food and Clothes retailers, to holiday and cinema, with online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh. Our school is set in the beautiful location on the outskirts of Calne in Wiltshire.

What we offer?   

  • The chance to work in a friendly well run school.  
  • A great placed accessible school, situated in a pleasant location.  
  • To work with a dedicated team of professionals who are keen to learn and develop.  
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop through mentorship and coaching.  
  • Onsite parking.  
  • Pension Scheme. 
  • Fantastic benefit scheme with discounts on food and clothes retailers, to holiday and cinema, online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh. 

The right candidate will have:  

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.  
  • Knowledge of Special Educational Needs.  
  • Experience of working with children preferably in an educational setting.  
  • Experience of developing positive working relationships.  
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish a positive relationship with students and emphasise their needs.  
  • Be flexible and respond to changing demands.  
  • Ability to demonstrate active listening skills.  
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in working relationships with young pupils and in forming effective professional relationships with a wide range of contacts.  
  • Good organisational and time management skills.  
  • Good sense of humour.

Please note the closing date for this role is 09.00 Wednesday 8 December 2021.

Interviews: Week commencing 13 December 2021.

CV’s will not be accepted and due to the amount of applications we receive we may not be able to let you know if you have been unsuccessful.

For more information please download the application pack below.

Safeguarding Statement:

Kingsbury Green Academy  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please note:  Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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