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Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN Support

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Teaching Assistant

Yew Tree Community Primary, Dukinfield

Fixed Term until August 2022 – to start in September 2021
33 hours’ per week term time only
(TMBC Grade E SCP 11-16 (£16,881-18,638)
(FTE (£21,748-24,012)

The post will involve working alongside the teaching assistant team with small group work, supporting pupils on a one-to-one basis, planning activities and assisting with curriculum support for those children who have additional learning needs or an EHCP. You must be child-centred in your approach and have the motivation and ability to work with children who may need extra support with their learning. There will also be a significant focus on working with pupils to support their wellbeing and social, emotional and mental health needs, working alongside our Nurture Team. You may also be required to teach whole classes of children.

The post requires applicants to be able to demonstrate initiative, a desire to become involved in professional development to ensure high quality of provision, a willingness to be flexible and adapt calmly to ever changing situations. You should have a positive mind-set, the ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff, be flexible and able to work on your own initiative.

You must enjoy the challenge of working with children with additional needs so if you are passionate about providing learning and support, have the right attitude and share our values, then we would like to hear from you.

In return we can offer:
• A supportive, warm and friendly environment
• An established team environment
• Ongoing Professional development
• Excited children who embrace facing new challenges
• Parents who want the best for their children

Application forms are available from the school, the Greater Jobs website or via the Trust website on Completed applications are returnable to the school for the attention of Janet Postlethwaite by post or via email to

Closing date 12 noon Wednesday 19th May 2021
Shortlisting Thursday 20th May 2021
Interviews Thursday 10th June 2021

Visits to the school are welcomed.

Yew Tree Primary School is part of Victorious Academies Trust. If you have any queries about the Trust, the roles or about the completion of the application form, please e-mail or, for an informal discussion, please contact 0161 338 3452.

Victorious Academies Trust has a commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. We have robust processes and procedures to reduce risk and continuously promote a positive culture of safeguarding among our workforce. The post you are applying for involves working with children and/or young people and you will be subject to our Trust safer recruitment process. All posts require an enhanced
disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Description/ Person Specification.pdf
Application Form.docx
Safer Recruitment Information.pdf

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