Scargill Infant School
Mungo Park Road
Essex RM13 7PL
Tel. No: 01708 555707
Head of school: Dawn McGahey
SEN/Classroom Teaching Assistant
Scale: 2 point 3
Salary: £21,783 p.a. (full-time). Actual salary pro-rata £15,561 p.a.
Hours: 30 hours per week – term time only (39 weeks to include INSET days) – 8.45am – 3.15pm with 30 minutes’ lunch break
Contract: Fixed Term to 31st August 2023
Required from September 2022
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who is enthusiastic and patient. The role is predominantly working as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant within the EYFS setting, but some group work may be required. The role involves supporting children with physical, sensory and social communication needs. Experience of working with young children with a variety of special educational needs and knowledge would be beneficial.
Whilst you will be expected to work under the direction of the class teacher you will also have the ability to share ideas, organise tasks and activities; creating simple resources to support the pupil’s work as appropriate. You will work closely with the class teacher, EYFS team, School’s local SEN support and the Trust SENCO as well as working in partnership with external contacts to support for learning and development.
We are looking for a person who is calm, kind, patient and who:
- is cheerful, positive and enthusiastic about working with children
- is experienced in communicating with young pupils and those with learning difficulties
- is an effective communicator with pupils and staff
- is able to build and maintain effective relationships
- is committed to working as part of a team
At Scargill Infant School 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. 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.
Closing date for applications: Monday 5th September 2022 at 5pm