EYFS SEN Teaching Assistant

Ref: SVP 527
Date posted: 21/03/2018
Closing date: 18/04/2018 05:00 PM
Hours per week: 20 hours per week
Salary: £16,781 - £17,772 pro rata per annum
Location: St Columba's Catholic Primary School, Huyton
Employment Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

St Columba's Catholic Primary School
Hillside Road
L36 8BL

Tel: 0151 477 8360
Email: stcolumbas@knowsley.gov.uk
Headteacher: Miss M Evans
Deputy Headteacher: Mrs V Oprey

Pay Band D / SCP 14-17 
£16,781- £17,772 pro rata per annum

[Actual Salary : £8,248 - £8,734 per annum ]
20 hours per week / 46 weeks per year
Required as soon as possible
Temporary pupil support contract linked to Early Years Foundation Stage Learning - appointment asap.  The working pattern will be 9.00a.m. –1.00 p.m.  The role will include working with the class teacher and EYFS staff  in the following ways to support a small group of SEN children;

  • Develop both their understanding and use of their language and support their development of a functional communication system.
  • Develop their mobility and coordination
  • Support the child in engaging with other children confidently.
  • Develop their literacy and numeracy skills so they are commensurate with their ability range.
  • Develop the childrens’ level of self-help skill and independence,.
  • Contribute to and take a lead role in the provision of a physically safe, accessible and supportive educational environment in which the children’s needs are supported.
     Further Information 
    This is a great opportunity to work in a school with a welcoming team who are dedicated to:
  • Providing an exciting and enriched curriculum
  • Raising standards in teaching and learning
  • Enabling all of our children to achieve their full potential
    You must hold an NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants or be working towards it, have strong behaviour management skills and be able to use ICT to support learning. You must also hold a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English. Experience of SEN and EYFS.
Safeguarding information
Our school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974


How to apply

For a CES application pack, please contact: Mrs D Askew, School Business Manager 0151 477 8360 or visit the school website www.stcolumbasknowsley.co.ukCompleted application forms should be returned directly to the School by the closing date.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Shortlisting:  Thursday, 19 April 2018  
OBSERVATION & INTERVIEWS Monday, 23 April 2018

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