Job Advert: Teaching Assistant
An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint a highly effective, caring, enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. The right candidates will have a proven track record of working with pupils in classroom settings in a similar role
32.5 hours per week (part time/job share/flexible considered for right candidate). Length of contract initially one year, with potential to increase going forward. Grade 4 SCP 13 – £17,391 (pro rata)
To support the children with their individual needs, helping them to achieve their goals and to support class teacher as required. The role would suit someone who has experience supporting pupils within the classroom setting.
We are seeking a Teaching Assistants with:
- An awareness of emotional and mental health needs in children
- Excellent behaviour management skills and good organisation
- A sense of authority, but with a calm, positive and patient manner
- An understanding of emotional development and its impact on learning
We can offer you:
- Dedicated staff committed to achieving high standards
- A supportive, warm and welcoming ethos
- An experienced and supportive leadership team
- Governors who are committed to the well-being of all staff
This job description will set out the duties of the post at the time it was drawn up. The post holder may be required from time to time to undertake other duties within the school as may be reasonable expected, without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. This is a common occurrence and would not justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice. Appointments are made subject to references and an Enhanced DBS Check.
Visits to school are welcome and encouraged. Please telephone the school business manager, Mrs Karen Crosland, to arrange a convenient time.
Applications are available from the school office email@example.com
Candidates are also requested to submit a letter of application that clearly demonstrates their suitability for this post, including how they meet the essential criteria on the person specification.
Applications are to be returned to the School Business Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am Friday 30th June 2023.
Observation of candidates in a class setting, followed by an interview will take place on the following week.