Upminster Junior School
St Mary’s Lane
Tel. No. 01708 227320
Head Teacher: Miss Alison Edgcombe
Temporary SEN TA
Location: Upminster Junior School
Grade: Scale 2 point 3-4
Contract: Fixed-Term – Until 31.08.2022
Full timel Salary: £21,408.00 – £21,795.00
Actual Salary: £16,568 - 16,867
Hours: 32.5 hours per week – term time only (39 weeks to include INSET days)
Required from September 2021
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with children with a range of special educational needs. The role is predominantly working as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant but some group work may be required.
The role involves supporting children with complex physical, sensory or learning and development needs. Experience delivering speech therapy plans an advantage. Any experience using visual timetables, PECs, workstations, positive handling training and knowledge when managing children with emotional regulation difficulties which can present as challenging behaviour.
Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher you will also have the ability to use your own initiative to organise tasks and activities; creating simple resources to support the pupil’s work as appropriate. You will work closely with the class teacher and the School’s SENCO as well as working in partnership with external contacts to support learning and development.
We are looking for a person who is calm, kind, patient and who:
- is cheerful, positive and enthusiastic about working with children
- is experienced in supporting pupils with learning difficulties
- is an effective communicator with pupils and staff
- is able to build and maintain effective relationships
- is committed to working as part of a team
At Upminster Junior school we pride ourselves on our kind, supportive and caring environment and we provide excellent opportunities for our staff to specialise in areas of SEN learning support. The position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Closing date for applications: Friday 30th July 2021
Interviews: W/C Monday 9th August 2021 via zoom
Please apply online - www.haveringschools.jobs If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Education HR on 01708- 434255.