Job Title: Level 1 Teaching Assistant
School: Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy
Salary: Band 2 (actual starting salary £13,999pa)
Contract type: 32.5 hours per week (8.30am-3.30pm Monday – Friday)
Contract term: Fixed Term to 30 August 2021
Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 7 December 2020
Start Date: January 2021
Blessed Robert Widmerpool is an ‘outstanding’ school, which is committed to creating a happy and secure learning environment where all children can reach their potential - spiritually, morally, culturally, physically and academically. We strive to deliver excellent outcomes for our children through an engaging and stimulating curriculum, challenging and varied learning opportunities as well as a caring, nurturing environment. We know that achieving excellent outcomes for our pupils means investing in quality staff and we place real emphasis on providing personalised professional development for our team.
We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work with children who have high levels of SEND. You would work across the EYFS FS1/FS2, supporting children with 1:1 supervision and supporting groups of children.
We offer an opportunity to:
- Be part of a dynamic team which is committed to achieving high standards.
- Work together to create a stimulating learning environment for children who achieve well.
- Develop professionally through CPD.
The successful candidate will:
- Be enthusiastic and dedicated.
- Be an exemplary practitioner with knowledge, understanding and experience of quality provision.
- Be a good communicator, organised with effective interpersonal skills and a cheerful disposition.
- Preferably have experience working with children in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
- Be able to work effectively as part of a team to achieve excellence.
Closing date: Monday 7 December 2020 (9.00 am)
Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.
The Trust and Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.
If you had not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
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Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy 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.