Please see below a list of available vacancies
Kirton Primary School – Teaching Assistants required
Station Road, Kirton, PE20 1HY – A proud member of The Parliament Federation
We are seeking enthusiastic and conscientious teaching assistants, who enjoy using their own initiative, to join our popular and friendly school. The positions are in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. An interest in, or experience of, children with special educational needs would be an advantage.
The posts will be temporary contracts in the first instance, running until December 2021 (pending a review of the needs of the school).
The successful applicants will hold a relevant qualification in the field of education (NVQ Level 3 or above). GCSE Maths and English (at Grade 4/C or above) are also desirable.
The posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Barred List check and Disqualification from Caring for Children Regulations disclosure.
Closing date: 21st September 2020
Please contact Lisa Lea, Administrator for an application pack on 01205 722236 or email email@example.com.
Boston West Academy – 4 Teaching Assistants required
Start date: 02/11/2020 or sooner if able
Closing date: 23/09/2020
Interview date: 01/10/2020
We are a forward-thinking, innovative primary school with a passion for learning beyond the classroom. Much of our curriculum is taught outdoors in our inspirational and award-winning educational school grounds.
At Boston West Academy, we believe that strong, positive relationships provide the foundations for a school to flourish. We enjoy ‘working together for success’ within an optimistic and positive culture of care and excellence.
Our school is proud to be part of Anthem, a multi-academy trust that creates ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives. We are an outward-facing school and embrace collaboration with others so that we can secure excellent achievements for our children. We continually strive to provide innovative experiences, inside and outside the classroom, that make learning fun.
We are seeking to employ four Teaching Assistants to support four children with education, health and care plans (EHCPs).
Main duties and responsibilities:-
to meet the needs of the pupil as stipulated in the EHCP under the direction of the class teacher and SENCO.
to liaise with appropriate individuals, including teachers, the SENCO, parents/carers and relevant agencies
Position 1 (17 hours per week):
This position is to work with a child who is smiley, funny, energetic and who likes the outdoors. They have a communication and interaction need and will require guidance in communicating with their peers. Some personal care may be needed such as dressing, feeding and toileting and they will need guidance with keeping themselves safe and understanding danger. They need support with managing, de-escalating and regulating emotions, particularly when feeling distressed and frustrated. It is important for their instructions to be broken down into manageable steps and a focus for their learning support is speech and language, phonics, number and fine motor skills.
Position 2 (17 hours per week):
This position is to work with a child who enjoys humour, painting and the outdoors. They have social and communication needs so will require support with their speech and language, communicating and interacting with peers and someone to give them secure emotional support. They need help regulating and managing theiremotions and understanding these as well as others’ emotions. Regular support for maintaining attention will be useful and sensory support in all areas is required.
Position 3 (21 hours per week):
This position is to work with a child who is friendly, positive and sociable with their peers. They have a severe bilateral hearing loss and wear hearing aids full time. Support for the use and maintenance of hearing aids and equipment will be required throughout the day and daily checks will need to be completed. They have a cognitive and learning need so the main focus of learning support will be speech and language, phonics, writing and reading activities including comprehension.
Position 4 (27 hours per week):
This position is to work with a child who likes music, is inquisitive and is interested in how things work and happen. They have social and communication needs so will require support with peer interaction, understanding social cues and will need someone to give them secure emotional support. It is important to reassure them that they are safe and provide them with sensory support. They need help regulating and managing their emotions and understanding these as well as others’ emotions. The main focus of learning support will be maintaining concentration of tasks, English, maths and breaking instructions down into manageable steps where necessary. A range of behaviour management techniques will be beneficial to support this child.
We can offer you: professional development opportunities
a committed, positive thinking and enthusiastic staff team
a flexible, exciting, hands-on curriculum that places learning beyond the classroom, the arts, physical and language development at its heart
a modern and well-resourced building that provides a high quality teaching and learning environment, surrounded by inspirational, award winning educational grounds friendly, well-behaved and talented children supportive parents, carers and local governors
Please visit our website for further information. Website: www.bwacademy.co.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.
Contact details: Mrs Louise Fairweather, Operations Manager Telephone: 01205 366013 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply: Download and complete an application form and return to school. Visit the “Vacancies” page of our school website to download an application form: https://www.bwacademy.co.uk/page/?title=Vacancies&pid=34