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Hollybrook Schools

Teaching Assistant 1:1

Closing date: 24/06/2024 at 17:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade 6 £26,609 - £28,770 (Pro-rata £17,000 - £18,381)

Hours of Work: 27.5 hours per week, term time

Location of Role: Hollybrook Schools, Southampton

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

Purpose of Job:

Main Duties

  1. To work with an individual child as directed by the class teacher or SENCo, to support learning.
  2. Knowledge/experience or an interest in PECS
  3. To establish supportive, caring and secure relationships with the child/children, promoting respect, self-esteem and a positive, inclusive whole school ethos linked to a trauma informed approach
  4. To develop knowledge and understanding of children with specific academic, physical and emotional/behavioural needs and respond to them effectively establishing a supportive relationship and encouraging their acceptance and integration within the school
  5. To assist the class teacher / SENCo with the planning, development and delivery of suitable programmes of work for pupils with a statement of special educational needs
  6. To assist the teacher / SENCo in developing, planning and implementing programmes to support children’s development and learning
  7. To help, support and motivate the children, clarifying instructions, encouraging independent learning and behaviour and enabling learning targets and outcomes to be achieved
  8. To contribute to monitoring and recording pupils’ progress, maintaining records and providing relevant feedback to teachers
  9. To provide welfare support to the children, including administering First Aid (dependent on training)
  10. To liaise with outside agencies, where appropriate, in respect of individual children
  11. To assist with general school duties including setting up of classrooms, preparing resources and displays, tidying and clearing away
  12. To assist with the supervision of pupils during school time and to undertake playground duty
  13. To accompany children off school premises as directed by the class teacher

Supporting the School

  1. To support the aims, values and policies of the school and participate in a team approach to all aspects of school life
  2. To attend and contribute to TA meetings and in service training and identify areas for professional development
  3. To comply with all policies, procedures and working practices relating to safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection

Other Duties

The postholder may be expected to carry out any other duties which may reasonably be allocated by the Headteacher after consultation with the postholder.

AS THERE IS MORE THAN ONE VACANCY WE MAY CALL PEOPLE FORWARD FOR INTERVIEW PRIOR TO CLOSING DATE SO PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE CLOSING DATE.

Application Procedure

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and complete the application form which can be obtained from https://www.hollybrookschools.co.uk/vacancies/ and returned to [email protected] by Monday 24th June at 5.00pm.

Safer Recruitment

SAFEGUARDING: All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance 2023, we will undertake an online search of applicants.

About us

Address: Hollybrook School, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 6RL

Telephone: 023 8077 2781

Website: https://www.hollybrookschools.co.uk/

Application form