St. Peter’s Catholic Primary School
Romford RM1 4JA
Tel: 01708 745506
2 Full Time Teaching Assistants
Hours: 32.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year
Grade: Scale 3 (Pts 5-6). Actual Salary of £16,560 - £16,859 p.a. (FTE £21,591 - £21,981 p.a)
Contract: Temporary with a view to a possible permanent position
Start Date: As soon as possible
To support named SEN Children with ASD, Receptive and Expressive language Needs
The governors wish to appoint experienced Teaching Assistants to support the educational needs of children with Education and Health Care Plans. 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
- Preferably have experience of using visual schedules and work stations, Intensive Interaction, Attention Autism and PECS
- Be able to work towards the outcomes detailed in reports such as Speech and Language
- 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 Makaton, Colourful Semantics 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
Please be aware that only those applicants who visit the school will be considered for shortlisting, therefore visits to the school are essential.
To arrange an appointment with the Headteacher or SENCO, please contact the school office.
Please apply online.
Closing Date: Noon Tuesday 17th March 2020
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.