Teaching Assistant 1:1 KS2

Employer: Acton Church of England Primary Academy
Salary: £18,516 FTE, Actual Salary £13,616.93
Location: Chester Road, Acton, Nantwich, CW5 8LG, Acton CE Primary Academy
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
Hours: 32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 14/09/2022 at 12:00
Reference: P/22/205430

The Governors and Senior Leaders of Acton CE Academy in Nantwich ,are excited about the opportunity to appoint an inspiring, creative and enthusiastic teaching assistant to support a pupil with a diagnosis of ASD in KS2. We are seeking to appoint someone who can demonstrate a clear understanding of SEND and has the skills to support the teacher and pupil. We wish to appoint someone who will allow the pupil, and all the other pupils in the class, to fulfil and achieve their maximum potential.

Key Role/Functions

To work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Specific duties and responsibilities

1.    Support for Pupils

·         To have regard for the safety and well being of the pupil at all times

·         To work alongside the individual and groups of pupils in activities specified by the class teacher, establishing good relationships and acting as a role model

·         To meet the physical/medical needs of the pupil according to a pupil’s individual care plan whilst encouraging independence wherever possible.  Medical needs include the administration of medicines by mouth or other medical procedures provided appropriate training has been given by an appropriate person.

·         To encourage inclusion within the classroom

·         To encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

·         To assist in the supervision of pupils on outings or visits

·         To encourage good personal hygiene.

2.  Support for Teachers

·         To receive instruction from teachers regarding the daily/weekly programme of activities and events

·         To set out, prepare, use, tidy and clean equipment after use. Assist in the general preparation and tidying of the classroom under supervision

·         To be aware of pupils' problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed and pass on information from parents/carers

·         Provide administrative and clerical support e.g. record keeping, photocopying, filing, receiving and passing money to the School office 

·         To assist in the display of pupils' work to reflect their achievement

·         To assist with tasks within the school’s assessment procedures

·         To work within an established discipline policy to anticipate and manage behaviour constructively, promoting self control and independence

3. Support for the School

·         To attend appropriate staff meetings as required

·         To be aware of all Health & Safety issues

·         To treat all information relating to a child as strictly confidential and to refer all enquiries, other than from professionals, to the Headteacher

·         To assist with the general supervision of children during breaktimes and/ or when required

·         To be a proactive member of the school and class team

·         To attend relevant professional development, in order to update knowledge

·         To promote the policies and ethos of the school

4. Support for the curriculum

·         To prepare and assist specific activities, supporting pupils to understand instructions in respect of any learning strategies

·         To support pupils in using basic ICT as directed

·         To set out and prepare equipment, indoors & outdoors


·         The Teaching Assistant may be called upon to perform other duties that the Headteacher considers reasonable, that are commensurate with the grading and designation of the post

·         Closing Date is Midday on Wednesday 14th September 2022

·         Shortlisting and Interviews w/c 19th September 2022

·         If you wish to visit the school, please contact the office to make an appointment for               w/c 5th September 2022 on 01270 981350




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