Teaching Assistant SEN(D) - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Langafel CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3296-203S
  • Posted:20/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3+SEN
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tbc

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Aspiration, enjoyment, perseverance and team work are some of Langafel's values, are they yours?

At Langafel CE Primary we are looking for a committed SEN Teaching Assistant, with experience in Early Years and/or KS1 and 2, and in working with children with autism, to join our team.

You will be expected to support children in SLIC @Langafel both in the provision and in the mainstream. SLIC (socialise, learn, interact, communicate) is our specialist resourced autism provision which comprises of three classrooms housed within our school and provides opportunities for pupils who benefit from some specialist teaching in small groups and inclusion in some mainstream lessons supported by experienced teaching assistants.

Candidates most suited to the post will have:

  • Experience of working with children in Early Years and /or KS1 and 2
  • Experience of working with children with autism across the spectrum
  • Training for and/or experience of Little Wandle (or similar Phonics programme)
  • Positive, friendly and upbeat personality
  • Minimum of two years experience working as a Teaching Assistant
  • Knowledge of child protection/safeguarding
  • The ability to be proactive and flexible
  • Professional development/interest in SEN/ASD education.

If you need a new challenge and want to work in a good school with a proven track record for supporting all children then Langafel is the school for you.

This post requires you to be able to work between 08.30 and 15:15 from Mon-Fri. Unfortunately we cannot consider applications from applicants wanting a variation of these hours, at this time.

Applications must be aware that Langafel School regards the Safety and Welfare of pupils as paramount and the successful application will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

Information about the school

Langafel is a friendly, happy and inclusive primary school. Aspiration, confidence, perseverance, respect, enjoyment, honesty, team work and Koinonia are Langafel’s values. We are an average sized primary school with 337 pupils on roll. We currently have two Reception Classes who work in a large inside and outside area with a flexible open plan space. Children in Key Stages 1 and 2 are taught in mixed-age classes allowing the perfect opportunity for collaborative learning and teaching. Our facilities are the envy of all other local schools and include a gym, swimming pool, performing arts room, kitchen, an extensive field and woodland area.

The schools specialist resourced provision, known in the school community as SLIC@Langafel (Socialise Learn Interact Communicate) is for pupils with an EHCP who are diagnosed with autism. There are currently 27 children in the provision who are taught in three small specialist classes, the majority of pupils also attend mainstream lessons. The pupils from the SRP make use of the wonderful facilities within the mainstream. Additionally within the provision the pupils benefit from three large well-resourced classrooms, speech and language rooms and a sensory room. They also have access to their own contained outside spaces, including a playground with sensory apparatus and a well-equipped enclosed area on the school field.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474) 709683

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.