1:1 Teaching Assistant, Gloucester

Posted 1 year ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistants

Location: Gloucester

Full time


September start


Twenty 4 Seven Education are happily working alongside a charming Church of England primary school who are located not far from Gloucester. They are looking for compassionate and hard working teaching assistants to work one-to-one with students with SEND.

The School 

This school is a small, friendly and thriving village school which is part of a multi-academy trust. Being a Church of England school, staff aim to deliver the highest quality of education, in an environment rooted in Christian beliefs and practices. The school has been rated “outstanding” by OFSTED and they put children’s happiness at the heart of everything they do, believing that happy learners are successful learners.

The Role

The school is looking for Teaching Assistants who will work on a one-to-one basis with children with various learning difficulties. These are full time and permanent roles which will begin in September 2022.

As a one-to-one SEN TA, you will:

Work 1:1 with SEN pupils to help them to access the curriculum and make progress, be it academic, personal or social
Get to know the pupil(s) you are assigned to, learn about their needs and how they learn so that you can support them in the best way possible
Prepare resources to support pupils’ learning
Be prepared to have conversations with teachers, SENCO or parents about pupil progress and how to support them
Sometimes work with small groups of pupils
Be prepared to support the class teacher in other ways or with other students

The candidate:

You must be patient, compassionate and approachable
You must be prepared to demonstrate, encourage and uphold the school’s Christian values
You must have a desire to make a difference to the progress- academic, social and/or personal- of pupils with SEN
A Teaching Assistant qualification is desirable, preferably with specific SEND knowledge
You should have a successful track record of working with primary school aged children
Classroom-based experience is useful