SEND Teaching Assistant - Fircroft Primary School

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils ,
London, Greater London


Job Description

The Role 35 hours per week (Mon - Fri 8.30am- 4pm) ( hour unpaid lunch break) Term-time only (39 weeks) Required as soon as possible Fircroft is a friendly, multi cultural, two form entry, primary school. We are looking for an experienced SEND teaching assistant to join our staff team who has the skills, patience and understanding to support a child with significant social, emotional and learning needs. In liaison with the class teacher and the Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion you will play a key role in implementing the strategies on the pupils' Individual Education Plan (IEP). You will be supporting literacy and maths skills in and out of the classroom and also provide support outside the classroom to facilitate positive interaction with peers. Essential * NVQ Level 3 or equivalent * Previous experience working with SEND children, particularly those with social and emotional/behavioural needs. Desirable * ELSA trained * Experience of working with children who have suffered trauma. An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the school to arrive by 12 p.m. Closing Date: 22 June 2020 (at noon) Interviews: 26 June 2020 Only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check. Please note that we do not accept CVs. Fircroft Primary School Fircroft Road London SW17 7PP 020 8672 6258 Website: Email: Roll: 392 Headteacher: Mrs Denise York Richmond and Wandsworth Councils Attached documents * Application Form * Job Description and Person Specification