SEN TA Level 1

St. Clare’s R.C. Primary School


Teaching Assistant Level 1 (SEN)
Temporary linked to SEN Funding
To start September 2022

Grade 3 Points 4-6 Salary: £18,933 to £19,698 pro-rata term time only, ie £13,569 rising to £14,118

30 hours per week Term Time Only

Fixed Term contract to 31st August 2023 or until funding is withdrawn

The Governors of St. Clare’s R.C. Primary School are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant (SEN)
Level 1 to support a pupil in Reception/KS1/KS2 under the direction of the SENCo and Lead TA.

It would be preferable if the applicant’s areas of expertise were:-
 Autism
 ADHD (preferable)
 One to One Special Educational Needs
In addition to this, suitable applicants should have:
 The flexibility to work in Early Years, KS1 and KS2
 At least 2 years’ experience of working in a primary or special school
 Experience of working with children/young people with social, emotional and behavioural
difficulties; communication difficulties; severe profound or complex learning difficulties,
where appropriate
 Good level of Numeracy and Literacy skills (at a level equivalent to NQF Level 2)
 Completion of the Teaching Assistant Induction Programme
 Ability to relate well to children and adults
 Ability to work as part of a team
 An understanding of the role of the Teaching Assistant and other professionals working in the
 Ability to use relevant technology e.g. photocopier, computer
 Understanding of the National/Foundation Stage Curriculum and other basic learning
 Basic understanding of child development and learning
 Willingness to undertake First Aid Training as appropriate
 Knowledge and/or experience of phonics based learning (Read Write Inc)
Personal Style and Behaviour
 Tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships with the public, pupils and colleagues at
 Confidentiality and awareness of GDPR
 Good attendance and punctuality

 Self-motivation and personal drive to complete tasks to the required timescales and quality
 The flexibility to adapt to changing workload demands and new school challenges
 Personal commitment to ensure support is equally accessible and appropriate to the diverse
needs of the pupils
 Personal commitment to continuous self-development
 Personal commitment to continuous school improvement
 Be willing to consent to a DBS check

At St Clare’s, we are committed to building an exceptional and caring learning environment where all
members of the school community can thrive. The School was rated as Good by Ofsted at its
inspection in 2018 and is committed to providing the best opportunities for our children. We are
closely connected to the Parish of St Clare’s and are proud to support our pupils with their Catholic
education, and therefore this post would suit Roman Catholic applicants who are familiar with the

St Clare’s RC Primary school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people. This position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates
regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and
maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Closing Date for Applications: 12 Noon on Friday 8th July 2022
(Please Note: Applications received after this time/date will not be considered)
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 14th July2022
Start Date: 1st September 2022

How to apply for this vacancy:

Email:- for an application pack or
Download an application pack below

Applications will only be accepted by email and must be sent to: by no later than 12 noon on Friday 8th July 2022



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