Rise Park Academy Trust
Rise Park Infant School
Annan Way, Romford, Essex RM1 4UD
Telephone: 01708 749135
Executive Head teacher: Mrs C. Fox
SEN Teaching Assistant (Working 1:1 with a child with medical and developmental needs)
Hours: 27.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (8:30am - 3:15pm)
Grade: APTC 2/3 Points 3 - 6 (depending upon experience)
Pro rata Salary: £13,522 - £14,266 per annum
Required: As soon as possible
We are looking to appoint a temporary SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. (There is a possibility the post could be extended)
The position requires a patient, positive and caring individual who can provide curriculum and medical support for a Year 2 child. You will support this pupil to gain confidence and independence under the direction of the class teacher. Any previous experience of working with children with significant learning/medical difficulties would be highly beneficial.
Qualifications -L2 or higher
The school offers a friendly and welcoming environment, and is very supportive.
To be part of our team you will ideally need:
- To be cheerful, positive and enthusiastic about working with children
- Be reliable and calm as the role involves support for a child with medical issues
- Have a general awareness of SEN issues and how to effectively support SEN pupils
- Be an effective communicator with pupils and staff
- Possess good literacy and numeracy skills
- Be able to build and maintain effective relationships with parents
- Be committed to working a part of team under the guidance of the SENCo
Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher, you must 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 be expected to work in partnership and liaise with external agencies to support the child’s learning and development.
At Rise Park Academy Trust 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 for applications: Friday 20th September
Interviews: Wednesday 25th September
The position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.