Pastoral Teaching Assistants

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: KS1-5
Salary: Market related
Job Published: about 2 months ago

We are looking for 1:1 Pastoral Teaching Assistants to work in a lovely School in Newham.

In this role you would be supporting KS1-5 who display challenging behaviour. You will be expected to plan and deliver 1:1 support programme for promoting student’s learning and emotional literacy both in class and out of class under the direction of the work of the SENCO.

To provide a safe, stimulating and therapeutic environment for students, promoting their physical, social, emotional and intellectual development and enabling them to achieve their potential.

This role is to start in September however if you wanted an immediate start they would be willing to take you on for the Summer term too.

Your Key Tasks will be:

  • Plan and deliver programmes of 1:1 support to in class and out of class to develop social and friendship skills or to support the teacher in whole class subject delivery.
  • To support the behaviour and emotional development of students within lessons.
  • Liaise with teachers and other staff about the needs and progress of students receiving support.
  • Meet with the Pastoral Manager/ Deputy Manager and/or SENCO to discuss progress and allocation of casework.
  • Guide and mentor student’s so that targeted, measurable and significant improvement is secured.
  • Work in partnership with the SENCO to ensure regular high quality and frequent communication between the school and the home so that parents are involved and students’ attitudes to learning is maximised.
  • Respond to student’s’ causes for concern and other relevant information.
  • Maintain and prepare student records and reports as required.
  • Ensure that individual Education, Health and Care Plans are used to set specific targets for students.
  • Ensure effective support of students’ literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
  • Use data effectively to identify students who are underachieving and, where necessary, ensure the creation and implementation of effective plans of action to support those students.
  • Liaise with parents in line with school policy.
  • To take part in annual special needs review meetings
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with all staff in school and with external agencies who contribute to the student’s care and educational needs
  • Perform all post duties in compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and codes of practice and with due regard for the health, safety and welfare of all premises users and visitors including contractors.

If this job is of interest to you please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing  with an attach copy of your CV, we will get in touch ASAP.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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