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Teaching Assistant (1:1 Support)Ref: DON/18/00654

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Armthorpe Southfield Primary School
Salary details: Grade 5 £9,559 - £10,395 
Job details: 24.5 Hours, Term Time Only, Temporary - Fixed Term
Closing date: 26 October 2018
Interview date:
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Armthorpe Southfield Primary School

Tranmoor Lane




Tel: 01302 831824

Fax: 01302 300626

email: admin@southfield.doncaster.sch.uk

Head Teacher: Mrs N Worthington 

Working 24.5 hours per week, term time only.

This post will be on a temporary contract to commence asap. 

Southfield Primary are seeking to appoint a conscientious, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant, with Special Educational Needs experience. This role involves supporting a pupil with medical needs (epilepsy and a hearing impairment) on a 1:1 basis to help the child achieve the best learning results and facilitate full inclusion in the school curriculum and activities.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have experience of working in the Foundation Stage and KS1
  • Have a good level of general education – English and Maths at GCSE C or above (or equivalent) is essential
  • Be able to use their initiative to work independently and flexibly
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with staff, pupils and parents

It would be desirable for the candidate to:

  • Have experience supporting a child with epilepsy
  • Have a current First Aid Certificate (if possible, paediatric)
  • Have a background knowledge and experience in the SEN education or Healthcare sector 

Southfield Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and where appropriate the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record bureau check via the DBS.

Visits to the school are welcomed; please contact the school to make an appointment.  

Closing date: 26th October 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews: Friday 16th November 2018

An application form and further details are available at the top right of this screen. Please return completed application forms direct to the school either by post to the above address or via email to admin@southfield.doncaster.sch.uk

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.