Harold Wood Primary School
Headteacher: Miss Alison Dowding
Telephone: 01708 345473
Teaching Assistant (SEND)
Hours: 30 hpw/38 weeks per year + HOLS (8.30am - 3.30pm)
Salary: Grade 1/2, points 1-5. Pro Rata Salary of £14,792 - £15,730 p.a. (FTE £21,228 - £22,575 p.a.)
Start Date: As soon as possible
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with SEND children who have 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 a child with speech, language and communication needs. Any experience using visual timetables and PECs would be an advantage.
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 Harold Wood Primary 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.
Please apply online.
Closing Date: 31st August 2022 - 12pm
Interview Date: TBC
We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. References will be taken up for the successful candidates prior to interview. If you do not hear from us within five working days of the closing date, you have not been selected for interview.