TEACHING ASSISTANT (Fixed Term)

Part Time Hours 30hours / Term Time Only

Located in the east of Portsmouth, The Langstone Junior Academy is proud of its caring ethos, promoting skills of resilience and reflection to enable deep thinking. The academy is a positive and active place to work and we are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our successful team of professional services staff. 

As a Teaching Assistant, you would be expected to contribute to individual pupils’ development including their physical and mental well-being, supporting and challenging their learning both in and outside the classroom.  You will provide general and specific intervention as outlined on pupils’ EHCPs, under the direction and guidance of the Class Teacher Team Leader and/or the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator. 

With experience of working with children who have varying needs in a primary age setting, you will have excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to communicate with a wide range of people, including pupils, their parent/carers and the teaching staff.  You will be resilient and hard working with the ability to work on your own initiative while understanding the need to work as part of a cohesive team.

In return, you will be part of the University of Chichester Academy Trust, bringing you added benefits and opportunities. You will find that each of our Academies has a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment, where all staff feel valued.

You can apply for this vacancy by downloading the University of Chichester Academy Trust application form (www.unicat.org.uk/careers) and supporting documents and sending it to the school by e-mail lreeves@langstone-jun.portsmouth.sch.uk or post.