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3 x Learning Support Assistant Posts for 1-1 pupils with additional needs

Job Start Date:  1st September 2017

Contract: Fixed term until 31st August 2018

Salary: Grade 6 – £19,694.694 SCP 20 – £22,658 SCP 25 pro rata – SCP awarded will depend on experience

Closing date: 12th July 2017 – midday

Interview date: Monday 17th July 2017

Do you want to work in a happy and friendly school where helping children to thrive is central to the work of the school? If so, come and join our team as a 1-1 Teaching Assistant!

We are looking for someone to join our Junior team in our friendly, supportive and successful school. We have three posts:

Post One – 25 hours a week  in the Infant department working with a child with autism

Post Two – 10.50 hours per week – 2 days a week 8.55 – 3.25 pm in the Junior department with a child with autism.

Post Three – 20.25 hours a week in the Junior Department working with a child with cerebral palsy.

The ideal candidates will have the ability to build good working relationships, be organised, enjoy working with children and “making a difference.”

Good literacy and numeracy skills will also be essential in order to confidently support pupils in their learning when clarifying and explaining learning. Being sensitive to different needs and personalities, demonstrating empathy and warmth and being aware of the emotional needs of children would be highly beneficial.

We can offer friendly, supportive staff as well as a working environment where staff can enjoy the excitement of learning!  There will be training available to the successful candidate so don’t delay – take a step towards this rewarding opportunity by applying to our school!

Safeguarding Statements

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires an enhanced DBS.

Please note we are one Primary School on two separate sites which are half a mile apart and staff can be expected to work at either site.

Please email your completed application to s.sketcher@highfieldschool.co.uk

Covering letter for one to one posts


Teaching Assistant (1 to 1 Support) Generic JD Grade 6 -1

Teaching Asst (1 to 1 Support) – Generic PS 

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Highfield School values 2017