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Teaching Assistant Level 3

  • Employer: St Philip's CE Primary (Southport)
  • Reference: STPCES/24/280391
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 11:06 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Term time only
  • Salary: £25,144 (Pro Rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Philip's CE Primary School (Southport), Merseyside

Job Advert

St. Philips CE Primary School, Southport

Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 3 (Temporary)

Grade: E SCP 7-11 (pro rata)

Hours: 25 hours per week, term time only

Introducing ourselves:

St. Philip’s CE Primary School, Hampton Road, Southport PR8 6SS

 

Job Requirements:

To start:  September 24

The position is for 25 hours per week over 5 days (Monday-Friday)

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. The Governors of St. Philip’s CE Primary warmly welcomes applications to join our happy, thriving, inclusive school. 

We are seeking an energetic, skilled and caring practitioner to join our team. They will work closely with other professionals, act on recommendations from external agencies such as SALT, EP and the Autism Support Team. This position is fixed term until August 2025 (in the first instance) and is linked to Group funding.

The right candidate will be able to plan, deliver and monitor well thought out sessions to support the development of a small group of year 3 pupils. They will work closely with the class teacher to ensure an adaptive curriculum offer for children with a range of needs.

Please read the following criteria:

  • Be supportive of the inclusive Christian ethos of the school
  • Be confident in supporting children on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs
  • Have a genuine desire to work with children
  • Be enthusiastic, hard-working, with a sense of humour and patience of a saint
  • Be flexible, adaptable and have a positive working attitude
  • Be able to set high expectations for themselves and children
  • Have a willingness to contribute positively to our happy team and become involved in the wider aspects of school life
  • Have excellent skills in English and Maths.
  • Be a highly skilled communicator
  • Have a heart for children who need a lot of love
  • Motivate and encourage the pupil(s) as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs
  • Liaise with class teacher, SENDCO and other professionals about the pupil’s profile and contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate
  • Be consistent and effective when implementing agreed behaviour management and social communication strategies
  • Help to make appropriate resources to support the pupil/group
  • Willing to engage in training to increase knowledge and understanding around the role 
  • Confident to supervise and work with small groups
  • Demonstrates flexibility in approach
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on progress

St. Philip’s is a one form entry friendly Church school. Our children are well behaved and our staff are happy and hardworking. We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A supportive team of colleagues
  • An attractive, engaging and safe environment
  • Well behaved and happy children
  • Caring and supportive parents and families.
  • Opportunities for CPD to increase knowledge, understanding and experience. 

The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment.

Due to the nature of the work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Prohibition of Teachers List will also be checked.

Application form, job description and person specification are available on the links below.  Applications should be returned by email to Faye Dreher at finance@sps.sefton.school

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 2nd June

Shortlisting: Monday 3rd June

Interview date: Wednesday 19th June

Downloads

  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Application Form
  • Child protection policy

How to Apply

Applications should be returned by email to Faye Dreher at finance@sps.sefton.school

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 2nd June

Shortlisting: Monday 3rd June

Interview date: Wednesday 19th June

 

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  • Employer: St Philip's CE Primary (Southport)
  • Reference: STPCES/24/280391
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 11:06 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Term time only
  • Salary: £25,144 (Pro Rata)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Philip's CE Primary School (Southport), Merseyside

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