Organisation Name: St. Andrew’s & St. Mark’s CofE Junior School Phone No: 020 8390 2976
Apprenticeship Pathway: Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Standard

Contact: Joanne Church
E-mail: joanne.church@nullsasm.rbksch.org
Address: Maple Road, Surbiton, Surrey. KT6 4AL
Employer Description: Junior School
Hours of Work: 36 hours per week (8.30 am – 4.15 pm (Mon-Thurs) and 8.30 am –4.00 pm (Friday) with 30 minutes for lunch and including 1 hour every day after school to undertake study)
Annual Holiday Entitlement: Term time working only, including INSET days. Please note although working for 39 weeks per year, you will be paid the above weekly wage for 45.2 weeks per year to include holiday pay. Taking holiday in term time will not be permitted
Pay: £211 per week (£9600 pa pro-rated)
Position Title: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant & Lunchtime Supervisor Apprentice

Start: September 2022

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join our team. St. Andrew’s & St. Mark’s CofE Junior School is a 3-form entry school. Your role will be to support an individual child and the class teacher.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Deliver work, care or support programmes to individual pupils or groups, including those with special educational needs to enable access to learning for all pupils
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils resources and the classroom
  • Contribute to the management of pupils’ behaviour, both in the classroom and on the playground, and reinforcing agreed policies and procedures whilst being an effective role model for pupil behaviour
  • Support in the development of other key skills which aid pupils’ learning, e.g. Numeracy, Literacy
  • Help translate tasks at pupil level by restructuring them into achievable steps
  • Take appropriate action related to any problems or emergencies that occur during the lesson in accordance with the School’s policies and procedures
  • Provide general administrative support to the teacher e.g. photocopying, filing, displays, laminating, collecting money etc.
  • Provide general organisation support to the school e.g. maintaining a safe environment, break/lunch duties and educational visits
  • Recognise confidentiality, safeguarding procedures, H & S and the policies of the Governing Body

Skills & Abilities required

  • Warm, caring and patient nature
  • Excellent communication skills with clear spoken English
  • Respect for confidential nature of work
  • Good IT, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Understanding of relevant policies, codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • General understanding of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning and an ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to use own initiative, be organised and communicate effectively and with enthusiasm
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Able to understand the importance of being punctual and the impact absence has on effectiveness of the team