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General Teaching Assistant (SEN) – St Martin’s C of E Primary School

Salary From
Grade C - 2-4, term time only
Salary To
Grade C 2-4, term time only
17.5 hours per week, term time only
Fixed term until Aug 2021 initially
Grade C Scale 2- 4 plus SEN allowance
Do you like to solve puzzles? 
Can you help our children to find their missing piece to complete their jigsaw? As we strengthen our team, we are seeking to find the right person to come and join us and help to complete the puzzle for our pupils.  We believe that our pupils possess all the right pieces to complete their own personal jigsaw, but some require additional support to see how the pieces fit together to complete the picture. This is where you come in! 
Here at St Martins C of E Primary School we provide a vibrant and inspiration setting and serve the communities around the Scarborough Headlands and beyond. Our learning environment and education provision that is offered to our 268 children on roll is second to none and our teaching assistants play an important part in school life. Our Christian ethos helps make our school welcoming, calm and purposeful. 
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our school. You will support one of our children in Year 4 with speech and language needs. Experience in working with pupils with these needs is preferred but not essential. We encourage interest and applications from candidates who are interested in and would thrive in working in primary education which offers reward, challenge and where no two days are the same. This is a fixed term post for one year and the successful candidate must hold English and Maths GCSE level  ā€˜Cā€™ or above or equivalent. 
You will: 
  • Ideally have previous experience in this type of role or with children and young people
  • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils
  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations
  • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written
We can offer you:
  • A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other      Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children 
  • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments
  • A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, traditional values and a sense of teamwork
The date of commencement for this post will be as soon as possible.
Closing date: Friday 26th September 2020 9am
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. 
Application details are available to download from the NYCC jobs advert or from our school website. You can also contact James at  or call 01609 534939/07966261249

Our school is committed to safeguarding children; this post will require an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. Your motivation and suitability to work with children will be assessed at interview.  

Job Description and Person Specification.docx      
Application form (word).doc

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