Classroom Support Assistants
- Permanent & Maternity Leave
Birkett House is a very popular and successful all age special school for pupils with learning difficulties. We are a multi-sited school in South Leicestershire and we are currently looking for Teaching Assistants. The main school site is in Wigston but candidates need to be aware that we also have an inclusion department at Thomas Estley Community College & a senior site based in Countesthorpe.
A Teaching Assistant is an integral member of a class team and works under the direction of a teacher supporting groups of children across a department. This is an exciting opportunity to join an outward-looking school and to contribute to the development of special education in Leicestershire. If you are outgoing, flexible, pupil-focused and enjoy working with all kinds of people download and complete an application form and send along with a letter of application.
Contract type: Term time only
Contract term: Permanent and maternity cover
Salary: Starting Salary grade 5, point 7, pro rata based on 32.5 hours per week and term time contract - actual salary starts at £14,099. (F.T.E. £18,932)
For further details about the school please visit our website or contact the school office.
The closing date for applications will be 9am Tuesday 13th October 2020 and candidates will know if they have been shortlisted by Tuesday 20th October 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to spend at least ½ day in school between Monday 26th October and the interview date which will be Friday 30th October 2020. The visit does form part of our interview procedure.
Birkett House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list).