Teaching Assistants 1:1 (2 vacancies)

Grimoldby Primary, Tinkle Street, Grimoldby, LN11 8SW

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
Grade 3 Points 6-9 18,562 19,698 Subject to Pro Rata
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Appointment Type
Hours per week
17.5 hrs and 20 hours
Contact Name
Antonia Brooks
Contact Phone Number
01507 327393
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
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Two exciting opportunities have arisen at Grimoldby Primary School!

We are seeking to appoint two 1:1 Teaching Assistants to join our friendly and welcoming staff team. These positions are to support a pupil in our Foundation Stage and a pupil in our Year 1 class. Both pupils have an Education Health Care Plan.

The successful candidates will be responsible for working alongside the class teacher to adapt work and support the pupils.

They must be able to show calmness and composure when working with children with additional needs and have the ability to maintain a caring and supportive classroom environment.

We are looking for warm, caring individuals who are sensitive to the child’s needs and able to foster independence.

They must be able to work well within a team and liaise effectively with parents and other professional agencies. 

The job will be primarily to support the child’s emotional well-being and academic needs but also includes intimate care associated with toileting.

An understanding of a trauma informed approach is ideal although not essential as training will be provided.

In return we can offer a strong, supportive ethos. Happy, enthusiastic and friendly children. Hard working and talented colleagues. Good professional development opportunities along with supportive governors and parents.

We would love to chat to you about the role and the school. We think you would love our school and our children. For further information and an application from, please email: enquiries@grimoldby.lincs.sch.uk, including your telephone number and the Headteacher, Antonia Brooks, will contact you.

During the current COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to offer visits to our school, however; please visit our school website at www.grimoldbyprimaryschool.co.uk or our school twitter page @grimoldbyschool where you can find further information, both on the role and our school.

Closing date: 12:00 noon on Friday 25th September 2020

Interviews: 28th September 2020

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Grimoldby Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Clearance.

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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