1:1 teaching assistant – eatjobs – Blackpool


Job Description

Do you have a background in SEN, learning needs, behavioural support or care that would be transferable to an education setting? Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can witness the growth and development of pupils as a product of your support? Then we may have a 1:1 TA role for you!

Our client is a two form entry Blackpool academy located in FY4, with a local bus route right outside and an accessible car park for an easy commute. They are an inclusive academy with a SURF provision attached for SEND pupils, their main pupil body is also inclusive to SEN pupils. As a collective they are striving to produce well minded and conscientious pupils with strong behaviour management skills. Their inclusive pupil body supports an understanding of others and seeks to encourage an understanding of different needs, communication styles and support from a young age. Visitors to the school quite commonly praise the well mannered, motivated and determination of the students and teachers that welcome them within the school.

They are currently looking for a 1:1 TA with prior experience of a strong transferable skill or understanding of learning needs. Someone with the ability to build rapport with a pupil. Identify likes and interests of the pupil and incorporate them into the child’s learning environment. Ideally you will have some experience lesson planning or adapting existing content and being able to create a learning or behaviour plan that works for you and the child.

The role will consist of a Monday to Friday full time basis to work between 8:30am – 3:30pm from February 2023 to the Easter break with a possible extension into the summer term. You would be expected to support on lunch time and break duties, but will receive 30 minutes lunch time yourself. The ideal candidate would be a well mannered, calming and nurturing person that has patience to understand the pupils needs.


Preparation of resources and activities for 1:1 pairing.

Support the progression of your assigned pupil – academically, socially and emotionally.

Develop a behaviour or learning reward scheme that incorporates the child’s likes and interests.

Have a flexible approach and ability to adapt resources on the spot.

Collaborate with classroom teachers to organise appropriate activities and provide feedback on pupil progress.

Liaise with other professionals such as Teacher’s, TA, specialist support staff.

Review and support the child’s EHCP or care plan.

Work closely with other LSAs and support staff.

Work with classes, small groups and with children on a one to one basis.

Monitor and track the development of pupils, supporting their personal development and confidence.

Essential requirements

Experience of working with young people.

Experience within a reception setting.

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