Teaching Assistant SEN Support - St George’s Beneficial C of E Primary School

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Job type

Term Time, Fixed Term


£11,313 - £11,548 Per Annum

Closing date

15 August 2022

St George’s Beneficial C of E Primary School is a small, friendly community school where every child is valued. We are located in the heart of Portsea and support 330 children from nursery through to year 6 who are all from diverse backgrounds.

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, experienced Special Needs Assistant, to work in our school with children who have SEND Needs. The start date for this position is September 2022 and is fixed to 31st August 2023 (extension may be possible)

You must be flexible, adaptive and willing to work in partnership with class teachers and senior leaders in order to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all pupils.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Hold relevant qualifications in learning support – such as NVQ/Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. NVQ Childcare and Education etc.
  • Previous experience of working in a school or supporting children’s learning and development
  • Have GCSE Maths and English at Grade C and above or equivalent
  • Hold a first aid qualification or be prepared to attend training.
  • Be committed to the school’s ethos – skills, goals, belief, success.
  • Excellent behaviour management.
  • Experienced in using P.A.C.E style strategies.
  • A team player who is also able to work individually.
  • Have a firm commitment to providing the very best outcomes for our pupils.
  • Humour is also required!

This Fixed term appointment is related to the provision of special needs support in respect of the named pupil/s and will continue pending a review of the Education, Health and Care Plan/s or the pupil/s departure from the school, if earlier.

This vacancy is for 25 hours per week working between 9am and 3.15pm Monday to Friday term time only.

Salary is at point 3-4 £18,887 – £19280 FTE – actual salary £11313.54 – £11548.91 based on 25 hours per week.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September 2022 at 9am and interviews will be from Monday 5th September 2022.

Application packs can be downloaded from Portsmouth City Council recruitment pages and completed application forms returned via email to vdring@stgbs.co.uk 

St George’s Beneficial C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure at enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment.