Meadow High School is a special needs school, which provides education for secondary aged students aged 11-19 years with moderate and complex needs including challenging behaviour and autism.
Art Teacher Assistant
32.5 hours per week, Term time only + 5 training days
£16,744 - £17,046 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting, Scale 3
Additional Allowance: £999, Special Schools Allowance
Location: Hillingdon, Middlesex
Work Pattern: 32.5hrs per week, with some flexibility at certain times of the year
Start Date: Required for September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Meadow High School is a special needs school, which provides education for secondary aged students aged 11-19 years with moderate and complex needs including challenging behaviour and autism. The school had received a good OFSTED report for the quality of the teaching it provides.
The successful candidate for this varied post will support the Faculty Leader, teachers and pupils in the smooth running of a lively, innovative Arts Faculty. The main responsibilities include supporting students in the classroom, preparing materials to help their learning and using ICT to create resources, print materials and update arts information. The ability to prioritise workload and use initiative is fundamental in supporting a busy Arts Faculty. The successful candidate will also support teachers across the whole Faculty, which also includes Dance, Drama and Music.
This is a rewarding role, which offers good training opportunities in a broad range of skills. It is best suited to an enthusiastic team player, with an eye for detail, the ability to be flexible and work well to deadlines.
Applicants should have:
• A qualification in Art or related subjects is desirable
• A knowledge of Health & Safety requirements in Art, supporting teachers in lessons is desirable
• Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Drive and specific arts software
• A excellent level of Literacy and Numeracy skills (assessed at interview)
• A desire to work with students with moderate and complex learning difficulties
• Good communication skills
• Enthusiasm for supporting children and their learning
• The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team
• A positive attitude and sense of humour
• A willingness to learn new skills
• The successful applicant must have a high standard of written and spoken English
If you are interested in the role and would like more details regarding the post please send emails for the attention C. Kepinska, Arts Faculty Leader
CLOSING DATE: 3rd June 2019 - NOON
INTERVIEW DATE: 25th June 2019 (Day 1 - Assessment Tasks)
3rd July 2019 (Day 2 – Interview)
CVs will not be accepted
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.
Meadow High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.