Title of Post: Teaching Assistant
Start Dates: Immediate
Salary: LGS Scale 3 Point 4 – 5
Hours: 28.67 hours per week, term time plus non pupil days
Contract Term: Permanent
As a Teaching Assistant, you need to be an enthusiastic and adaptable, tolerant and patient person who can support pupils with special educational needs across the curriculum, working with small groups or within the classroom environment. Part of the role involves working directly with departments. Good interpersonal skills, an ability to organise and maintain records and be able to work flexibly as part of an established team are essential. You must be willing to assist with all the pupils’ personal care needs which may include toileting, dressing, feeding and mobility.
Candidates looking for experience in schools prior to applying for teacher training are especially encouraged to apply. For suitable candidates, provision will be made to support applications into teaching using our close links to local training providers and our ‘in-school’ training and CPD.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and their achievements both inside and outside school. This post requires enhanced DBS clearance, medical checks and two satisfactory references.
The school is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis.