Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Enfield



Higher Level Teaching Assistant with SEND Specialism

For SEPTEMBER 2019. SCALE 5 (£20,434 - £22,342 pa. Inc)

39 weeks

35 hours a week

8.30am – 4.00pm Mon-Fri (with 30-minute lunch)

This is an exciting opportunity to work with senior leaders to open our first Additional Resourced Provision (ARP) for children with Autism. We are a school moving very quickly from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’, and we want our ARP to be an exceptional provision with a view to expanding it in coming years.

Your duties will include:

- supporting pupils learning and their social and emotional welfare
- delivering sessions to the whole class in the absence of the teacher
- leading on the delivery of curriculum sessions and interventions under the supervision of the ARP class teacher
- preparing learning materials
- creating and maintaining a stimulating teaching and learning environment
- working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups
- assisting with pupils' physical needs, including assisting with appropriate therapy and/or physiotherapy sessions and intimate care routines (including toileting and feeding)
- helping pupils to increase their confidence, self-esteem and independence
- keeping records and attending reviews/ meetings
- maintaining a close dialogue with parents regarding their children’s progress

Are you:

- experienced in working with children with special needs, including medical needs and disabilities
- experienced in leading small group interventions and delivering structured curriculum sessions using sensory approaches to children with ASD
- familiar with SEN assessment and strategies used to support learning
- flexible and able to adapt to challenges that arise
- able to work within a team and lead others
- willing to train in different communication and interaction techniques
- passionate about the life chances of pupils with special needs
- friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills

Visits to the school are welcome. Applications should be submitted to Jane Flynn (Headteacher) by 12 pm Monday 3rd June.

Interviews will take place shortly after this date.

Application packs can be obtained, and visits arranged by, Mrs D Coles (PA to the Headteacher) Tel: 020 8807 4763

Eldon Primary School


N9 8LG

Eldon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)