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Job Title: SENDCO Assistant and Intervention TA
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: Grade 3   £16,501 - £17,340 pro rata (£22,737.00 - £23,893.00 FTE)
Start Date: September 2024
Contract Type: Part-Time (27.5 hours a week)

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. We are a warm, caring, inclusive and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are problem solvers, open minded, resilient and motivated to learn. We have a generous school site, with creative, bespoke learning areas both inside and outside.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

We are looking to appoint - SENDCO Assistant and Intervention TA

Are you an outstanding practitioner with creative and imaginative ideas?

Do you want to work in a role where you can really make a difference to children across the school and have a positive impact on their learning?

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working alongside the SENDCO to support children on the SEND register meet their IEP targets.
  • Attending SEND review meetings and take minutes.
  • Liaising with external agencies and parents.
  • Planning and delivering bespoke interventions to children across the whole school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has high expectations of learning and behaviour both of themselves and the children in their groups.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the most recent teaching strategies to deliver targeted support to a range of abilities.
  • Has teaching knowledge of the whole school curriculum, and is able to support children make progress within the curriculum.
  • Has a caring and positive attitude.
  • Can use their initiative and has the ability to manage their own time.
  • Is able to contribute to the review of their impact to the children’s progress and their learning.
  • Is efficient in record keeping with regards to SEND paperwork and pupil files.
  • Has good communication skills, both written and oral with staff, children, parents and outside agencies.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role.

The benefits we can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
  • A supportive induction process to help you develop within this role to be the best you can be and develop for your next career step.
  • Access to high quality continuous professional development opportunities.
  • A rewarding role where no two days are the same!
  • Flexible working opportunities from day one of your employment with CIT.
  • Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • An Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (salary dependent)
  • A Bike2Work Scheme

For more information about this role or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Bryony Mason (SENDCO) sendco@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Midday, Tuesday 25 June 2024                   

Interviews will take place: Tuesday 2 July 2024

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

Applicants may also be subject to a social media presence check.

To apply for this post click here.

 
 
Job Title: General Teaching Assistants
Contract Term: 1 Permanent role & 1 Fixed Term role for 1 year
Salary: Grade 3   £16,501 - £17,340 pro rata (£22,737.00 - £23,898.00 FTE)
Start Date: September 2024
Contract Type: Part-Time 27.5 hours a week

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. We are a warm, caring, inclusive and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are problem solvers, open minded, resilient and motivated to learn. We have a generous school site, with creative, bespoke learning areas both inside and outside.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

We are looking to appoint two inspirational and dedicated teaching assistants to work within KS1 & KS2 (fixed term for 1 year in Y2 and permanent in KS2). Please state which post(s) you are applying for in your application.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role. 

The successful candidates will be passionate teaching assistants who:

  • Can confidently and effectively support teaching in the classroom, and lead small groups.
  • Are efficient and well organised with skills and talents to improve the learning of children.
  • Have a caring and positive attitude.
  • Have excellent communication skills and are approachable for all children, staff and parents.
  • Have the ability to promote the school’s values.
  • Can support the teachers in providing outstanding provision.

We can offer you:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking children.
  • A forward-thinking and supportive staff who are committed to enhancing the learning and progress of our children.
  • A new school building with rich and creative and learning environments, both inside and outside.

Experience of work within a school is desirable although not essential.

A willingness to try a variety of strategies as well as the ability to work as part of our friendly team is essential.

The benefits we can offer:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
  • A supportive induction process to help you develop within this role to be the best you can be and develop for your next career step.
  • Access to high quality continuous professional development opportunities.
  • A rewarding role where no two days are the same!
  • Flexible working opportunities from day one of your employment with CIT.
  • Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • An Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (salary dependent)
  • A Bike2Work Scheme

For more information about this role or to arrange a visit to the school please contact enquiries@poplarfarmsch-cit.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 1 July 2024                   

Interviews will take place: Monday 8 July 2024

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.

Applicants may also be subject to a social media presence check.

To apply for one / both of these posts click here.