Portsdown Primary and Early Years,
Sundridge Close, Wymering, PORTSMOUTH, Hants, PO6 3JL
TEL: 023 9237 8991
FAX : 023 9221 5922

Band 3
Post: 1:1 Teaching Assistant for SEN Pupil
We are seeking to appoint an experienced 1:1 teaching assistant for a SEN pupil in our school from January 2018. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable, dependable and have experience of working with children with ASD.

Grades A-C or equivalent in Maths and English or an NVQ3 in Supporting Teaching & Learning, or equivalent, are required.

You will be joining our highly experienced and motivated team to support a pupil with complex social, emotional and sensory needs.

The post is initially on a fixed term contract until 31st August 2018 with the strong potential for the position to become permanent.

Portsdown is a very welcoming and inclusive school. We work hard to improve all the time and believe that we are stronger when working together. Ofsted (Dec 2014) rated our behaviour and safeguarding as excellent.

This post brings a wonderful opportunity to become a team player in a dynamic staff team. You will have the opportunity to share your talents and make a real difference in our School.
Visits to our school are warmly encouraged.

The successful candidate must be:
- Dynamic and committed to supporting children with complex needs;
- Passionate about unlocking talent in children;
- Able to think quickly on your feet;
- An excellent communicator with staff.

We can offer:
- Well behaved and responsive children who are keen to learn;
- A happy school community where everyone supports each other;
- Friendly, supportive colleagues;
- Professional development opportunities building on your previous experience.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment.
Please complete the online application form and return it to Closing >admin@portsdown.portsmouth.sch.uk
date for applications is noon on Thursday 9th November with interviews expected the following week.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged, please call the school on 023 9237 8991 to arrange.

Further Information

Job Description

Closing Date : 09/11/2017
Currently you cannot complete and submit the form online. However, you can copy it to your PC and complete it as an MS Word document. You can then either post it to us or send it as an email attachment to the email address provided in the advert. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE RETURNING YOU APPLICATIONS TO THE CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESS. (Please note that due to a technical issue, you should NOT mark it as PRIVATE). Alternatively the form can be printed out, completed and then posted back to us at the address given in the advert.

Application Form

Last updated:18/01/2018 16:00:13