1:1 Teaching Assistant

Walcott Primary School, Pinfold Lane, Walcott, Lincoln. Lincolnshire. LN4 3SX.

Job Location(s)
G3: 18,065 - 19,171
Job Category
Schools - Support
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Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Mandy Nicholson
Contact Phone Number
01526 378330
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

The governors of Walcott Primary School wish to appoint a 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant to support a year three child with autism.

We require a caring, nurturing individual who can build a highly positive relationship with the child. Good knowledge of autism or prior experience of supporting children with similar needs is desirable but we would be happy to train a suitably motivated and caring individual.

The suitable candidate will have excellent communication skills to support the child’s language development, a good knowledge of phonics strategies. They will help the class teacher managing the child’s behavioural and emotional needs. They will need to demonstrate excellent teamwork and have good interpersonal skills, be flexible and able to adapt to change.

The job will involve working closely with the class teacher and SENDCO to agree strategies to help the child maximise learning and adapting work for their particular needs. 

It is required that the post holder have GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English and hold or be working towards an NVQ Teaching Assistant qualification.

We are looking for candidates who have: experience of working in a similar role; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team; flexibility and adaptability; a willingness to learn and develop existing skills; a sense of humour; willingness to ‘go the extra mile’. 

In return, we will provide: excellent professional development; a strong and supportive team of colleagues; a small caring village school environment. 

For further details and an application pack please contact Mandy Nicholson, Senior Administrator at the school. Telephone: 01526 378330. Email: enquiries@mrsmarykings.lincs.sch.uk.lincs.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: 17th October 2019.

Interviews: W/C 29th October 2019. 

If you are not invited for interview please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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