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Specialist Teaching and Learning Assistant

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Creswell C.E. Infant and Nursery School
Salary details
Grade 8 £25,582 - £27,493 per annum, pro rata
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent and Fixed Term due to pupil numbers until end of August 2023
37 hours per week (Permanent) and 32 hours and 30 minutes per week Fixed Term (8.15am - 3.15pm Monday - Friday)
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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The Governing Board of Creswell C of E Infant & Nursery School are looking to appoint two highly motivated and skilled Specialist Teaching Assistants to work in our busy Foundation Unit. 

One position (temporary) will be working 1:1 with a child with SEN who requires a more tailored approach to learning so you must have previous experience.  The other position (permanent) is to work supporting a group of children and the class teacher in the Unit.

Both positions require the applicant to have experience and knowledge of working in early years and can fully support the child/ren in the Foundation Unit. We would like someone who has caring and nurturing qualities and who shows initiative to ensure the children are always extremely well supported. 

You will have strong behavioural management skills and be able to build excellent relationships with the pupils, parents/carers, outside agencies etc.  You will have high expectations of yourself and others with enthusiasm, initiative, and commitment to support the ethos of our Church of England school.

We are looking for someone who is committed to high standards in the classroom therefore you should have good verbal and written communication skills and be able to work as part of a motivated and supportive team. Strong English and Maths skills are essential.

We can offer the chance to join our hardworking, happy, nurturing school, with enthusiastic and friendly children, sharing our commitment to achieving the highest possible standards for all, whilst working as part of a committed and creative team. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. Candidates are welcome to arrange a visit prior to application, please call to make an appointment on 01909 721471.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.