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This is a temporary position whilst funding is in place and the child is with the school.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational teaching assistant to join our school as a key worker for a pupil with special educational needs. If you like the challenge of supporting a child with their needs as well as being dedicated and passionate about learning and teaching, then this could be the position for you. We are offering a real opportunity to make a positive impact in our school.
The role will include working with individuals and small groups (both within and outside the classroom) to deliver interventions.
You will need to have a high level of English and Mathematical skills and experience of improving outcomes for pupils both academically and emotionally. We are looking for someone who has a vast amount of experience in working with children who have a high level of need(s), this may include experience in a specialist setting. You will need to be adaptable and able to react quickly to any situation to support children in removing any barriers to their learning.
We are looking for people who are determined to secure the absolute best for our pupils and will work hard to ensure children achieve everything they are capable of. You will need to be able to work from Monday to Friday during the school daily hours (8.45am-3:15pm), but the position may require being in school a bit before or slightly after to assist in sharing details with parents and carers. This is a full time post during term time.
We are interested in appointing someone who has experience in being a teaching assistant as a key worker.
We are looking for someone who will:
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We understand that children sometimes learn both in and outside the classroom, and always learn better when the curriculum is fun and engaging. We will expect you to be involved in creating this atmosphere.
Joydens Wood Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service.
Appointments may be made where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.
Please complete the online application form. CV's will not be accepted.
Joydens Wood Junior School is located in a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of London. We are an independent academy. We are a friendly and caring school with a team of enthusiastic, committed and hardworking staff.
We have 340+ pupils on roll in Years 3 to 6, with a 3 form entry in each year group.
We have classroom laptops, interactive whiteboards in all classes, and offer many extra-curricular activities. The large playing field and our generous outside space provides allows the children to thrive with our various sports teams being successful in many local competitions. Combined with Forest School, arts opportunities, performances and amazing school trips, our school offers the chance for every child to unlock their potential.
We believe in a values based education which nourishes and enables children to flourish, making a difference to the world through who and how they are. Our pupils are happy, safe and well-motivated, showing respect for themselves and others. They are proud of the high standards they reach and of how hard they work at school.
We are part of the Dartford Area Schools Consortium (DASCo) which supports collaboration between schools to enhance and improve outcomes for children in Dartford. It offers opportunities for the school to benefit from joint projects, share experience and access excellent training for staff and governors.
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