Temporary One to One Teaching Assistant Level 2 plus SEN
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: SVP 0346
  • Published: Fri 09/09/2022, 9:36 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/10/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,650 - £20,043 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Columba’s Catholic Primary School Hillside Road, Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside

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Temporary One to One Teaching Assistant Level 2 plus SEN

Pay Band D / SCP 5 – 6

£19,650 - £20,043 pro rata per annum

Plus an SEN allowance of £1,347 pro rata per annum

[Actual Salary: £12,071 to £12,313 per annum plus actual SEN of £827 per annum]

 25 hours per week / Term Time only
Temporary pupil support contract linked to a Year 1 child with educational and communication needs.

The working pattern will be 9am to 3pm, with 1 hour lunch (this may require some flexibility.
The role will include working with the child to support them in the following ways:

  • Develop both their understanding and use of their language and support their development of a functional communication system.
  • To support the child in using Makaton as a form of communication.
  • Develop their mobility and coordination.
  • Support the child in engaging with others.
  • Develop the child’s level of self-help skill and independence, within the scope of his health and medical needs.
  • Contribute to and take a lead role in the provision of a physically safe, accessible and supportive educational environment in which the child’s physical, and communication needs are supported.
  • To plan/enhance provision to meet sensory needs along with class teacher.


Further Information This is a great opportunity to work in a school with a welcoming team who are dedicated to:

  • Providing an exciting and enriched curriculum
  • Raising standards in teaching and learning
  • Enabling all of our children to achieve their full potential

You must hold an NVQ2 for Teaching Assistants or be working towards it, have strong behaviour management skills and be able to use ICT to support learning. You must also hold a Level 1 qualification in Maths and English. Experience of SEN & Makaton would be desirable.

St Columba’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  The above post is subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1774.

By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance 2022


Closing date:                              Tuesday, 11 October 2022 at 12 noon

Shortlisting:                               Tuesday, 11 October 2022

Observations & Interviews:       Tuesday, 18 October 2022

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