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Riverwalk School, Mayfield Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2PD

SEN Teaching Assistants

Days: Monday – Friday (part-time requests may be considered)
Time: 8.30am – 3.15pm + 30 mins CPD (½ hour unpaid lunch)
Hours: 31.75 per week
Venue: Riverwalk School, Bury St Edmunds – Full mobility across the Trust
Salary: Starting point 2 £10.74 per hour (dependent on experience)
We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants who are dynamic and friendly, with a passion for improving outcomes and life experiences for our pupils in the school with SLD and PMLD needs. As part of a class-based team you will need to be energetic, enthusiastic and creative as well as resilient with a significant sense of fun. Play is an important part of the therapeutic approach. Your role is to facilitate access to learning for SEND pupils across the school. You will certainly get your steps in as our site is quite expansive! You will support teaching and learning. Working with small groups and one to one as required. This is a challenging role, but incredibly rewarding as part of a team which works together to make a real difference to the lives of our children with SEND.
 What we offer:
  • Comprehensive staff induction program
  • Full support and training from a wider team
  • Wide range of staff benefits
  • Extensive Wellbeing support package
  • Opportunity for career progression within the Trust
  • Personalised performance management
  • Bespoke training programme
Start date: 1st September 2023 or ASAP
Closing Date: 30th June 2023
Interview Date: 6th July 2023
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