​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Part Time Afternoon SEND Teaching Assistant

Castleford Park Junior Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of professionals to deliver the best education for 410 7-11 year old pupils for the Castleford community. We are committed to establishing excellent standards and have set our expectations high.

Part Time Afternoon SEND Teaching Assistant 

13.75 hours per week (Term Time Only) - 12.45pm – 15:30pm

Teaching Assistant Grade 4 SCP 14 – 17 £17,681 to £18,672 FTE

Actual Salary £5,481.52 - £5,788.75 

Temporary Contract until July 2019 – Closing date for applications Friday 1st February 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our Academy. We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to be responsible for supporting SEND pupils for part of the time and to support pupils' learning, attend to pupils' personal needs and provide general support in managing pupils and the classroom.

You will be:

  • Educated to GCSE standard with a minimum of grades A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent. i.e. NVQ level 2 or similar.

    Able to demonstrate excellent numeracy and literacy standards.

    Able to work with children of a varying age and multitask across a range of administration disciplines with the ability to prioritise, demonstrating experience of work in this field

    Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative measuring the impact of your actions and how to develop this further to support individuals, or small groups of children

    A competent user of ICT.

    Willing to partake in regular after school continued professional development.

    Able to demonstrate relevant experience of working with SEND pupils in a classroom setting

    Able to make learning fun and engaging in a range of creative ways​

​You will:​

  • Work as part of a classroom and year group team in order to ensure its smooth running and accelerate the progress of the pupils you are assigned to

    Become familiar with and utilise a range of classroom strategies and diagnostic assessments to aid learning.

    Be able to evidence the impact of your intervention through baseline and end testing and work produced by the pupils you will work with

    Support pupil learning, attend to pupils’ personal needs and provide general support in managing pupils in the classroom

    Provide feedback to teachers after planned activities that reflect on the achievement of the children you have worked with

    Work in small groups, or 1-1 with specific children in order to help them progress in their learning

    Report any potential child protection issues through to the child protection officer without delay.

    Support the Academy in ensuring the safety and welfare of all pupils.

    Support individual and groups of children with social, emotional and mental health needs

    Work alongside the inclusion team and SENDCO to meet the needs of particular pupils

    Take on board suggested strategies and liaise with external agencies to support the needs of the pupils​

                We pride ourselves on being an inclusive Academy Trust and therefore welcome applications from all sectors, including those who do not have an educational background.

                Castleford Park Junior Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Castleford Park Junior Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment

                If you think this is the sort of school you would like to be part of and would like to visit us to see for yourself, please contact Mrs Sandra Beedle, School Business Manager on 01977 518959 to arrange a suitable time to visit.

                Closing date for applications is Friday 1st February 2019 with interviews taking place the following week.

                Completed application forms should be returned to sbeedlepjacademy.net or to Sandra Beedle, School Business Manager, Castleford Park Junior academy, Medley Street, Castleford, WF10 4BB​

                To fill in the Multi Academy Application-fill in form, please right click on the file and select 'save target as' to download the form. You can use the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit the form. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from here. ​​​​​​
                CPJA Teaching Assistant JD.pdf
                MULTI ACADEMY APPLICATION-fill in.pdf
                REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT 1974.rtf
                TA SEND advert x1 part time pm.pdf