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1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Luton Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2199-47S
  • Posted:21/09/2022
  • Pay:NJC: D2 (£19,264 - £22,129)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


Are you passionate about working in early years and on a 1:1 basis? Do you have a good knowledge of supporting children through continuous provision? If so, Luton Primary School could be for you! 

We are looking to appoint an experienced and dedicated 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to support a pupil in Year R.

This role will involve working with a child who has Down’s Syndrome. You will be supporting the child 1:1 as they embark on their learning journey as well as managing their learning difficulties and personal care.

Luton Primary School are very supportive and caring towards our staff and would provide training and guidance where needed by both SLT and school's SENCo. Both SLT and our SENCo have a wealth of experience working with a range of SEN needs and are well equipped provide the right tools for post.

A successful candidate will have experience working with children with SEN together with a firm understanding of the early years framework with a child-centred approach, will be a team player and will want to make a difference by supporting the pupil so they can achieve their full potential. 

We are looking for an individual who is nurturing, caring and passionate about education. An individual who is able to encourage the appropriate behaviour and attitude to enable the most effective learning and let's not forget, a sense of humour! 

Ideally, you will have experience of working with children in an educational setting - an NVQ level 3 or above - you will possess strong communication skills - patience and understanding of the way different children learn - commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

This position is Monday to Friday, 31.25 hours per week (8.30am to 3.30pm with 45 minutes for lunch. term-time only). The contract being offered is a temporary contract to work alongside a pupil with a specific learning need.





Information about the school

Luton Primary School is a three form Primary and Nursery for children aged 3 to 11 years. We are very proud of the children and all their achievements and recognise that each and every person who is involved in the school; both children and adults thrive and enjoy the experience of being here. Our main aim is to provide high quality education that enables all of our children to reach their full potential. Children only have one chance in education and it is therefore vital that they are motivated to achieve the highest standards. We want them to experience the excitement of learning in a happy, secure and stimulating environment so that each and every child in our care experiences success after success both whilst with us and in the years to come. We pride ourselves on the firm foundation we help every child to set for their future.

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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.