We are seeking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant at New Horizons Children's Academy to provide one-to-one support for a pupil. A willingness to work as part of a team and seek positive solutions is essential. The successful applicant will need to be able to explore and extend different behaviour strategies in order to help the child reach his full potential.
You will need to hold a relevant L2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable.
You will need to have experience of working with primary aged children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support.
The successful candidate will:
Have experience of working with young people to support their physical and mental wellbeing and will possess excellent written and communication skills.
be educated to a minimum requirement of Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics and good ICT skills.
Have high levels of motivation, energy and commitment with a reflective approach to the role
Have the ability to work to build positive relationships with students and their parents/carers essential.
Be able to demonstrate that they can work as both part of a team and contribute to the effective organisation of the school with administrative support.
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in working at our friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!
Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.
To arrange an informal telephone conversation please contact Georgina Spratt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Information about the school
We are the best performing primary school in Medway, ranking well above average progress in all areas. – 2019 Department of Education Primary league table results
We are a modern three-form entry school that opened in September 2014 and teaches over 600 children from the local community. We have modern classrooms and facilities that will help the successful applicant teach an inspiring and creative curriculum to our students.This is an exciting opportunity to join our modern school and join our Trust. You will work with brand new facilities and grasp the opportunity to influence and shape the vision of our Academy.