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Teaching Assistant

Hartford Primary School
Actual salary £10,408
Hartford Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
24 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/07/2020 at 12:00 PM
Hartford Primary School

Teaching Assistant with SEN responsibility

Grade 5. 24 hours per week, 38 weeks a year.

Actual salary range: £10,408

Contract Start date: 1st September 2020.

Contract end date: when funding or the need for extra assistance is no longer required.


We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who has recent and relevant experience of working with children with SEN as well as demonstrating excellent general practice within the classroom. The ideal candidate will be pro-active, have high expectations and the ability to work flexibly. 

You will be working with a KS2 child on a 1:1 basis and the role will include supporting and developing focussed learning activities tailored to the individuals needs and contributing to the development of planning and resources to facilitate effective teaching and learning.

You will be required to supervise the activities of the individual, as well as groups of pupils both in and out of the classroom, including in particular, transition times during the day around school, to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical and emotional development in accordance with the school's behaviour policy. 

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills. They will need specific experience of Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder (ADHD) and an understanding of sensory needs, including social and emotional support would be of huge benefit. A firm but supportive approach is required, with the intuition to know when to provide independence versus support. First aid and Team Teach qualified would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

A key part of the role is to liaise with parents and outside agencies in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils' development and wellbeing.

Application details: 

Closing Date for application: Friday 3rd July 2020 at midday

Interviews will take place on: on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July 2020

Please include a letter of application alongside your completed application form.

Please contact Miss M Fairweather, Headteacher, on 01606 74164 to discuss the vacancy further. 

Hartford Primary School places the highest priority on the safeguarding of children and all applicants will follow a stringent vetting and induction process. As this post involves contact with, and access to children, it will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the outcome of this check. You must provide the names and addresses of two referees on your application form.