Salary: Hay 10 £11,996 - £13,058 per annum
Hours: 27 hours, 30 minutes per week, term time only
This is a temporary post that will end when the funding ceases or the child leaves the school.
Almondsbury CE Primary is a vibrant 315 place school set in a fantastic location overlooking the Severn Estuary, on the outskirts of Bristol and on the interchange of the M4 and M5.
The Governors of Almondsbury CE Primary School are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic teaching assistant with experience of working with children who have special needs. The post will be to support a pupil in Year 3 with an ECHP. The successful candidate will need to have experiences of working with children who have speech and language communication difficulties, gross motor skills and social communication needs, behavioural, emotional and social needs. You will be sensitive to the emotional needs of the child. The successful candidate should be able to work independently but under the direction and guidance of the class teacher and SENCo.
In our most recent Ofsted report we were deemed to be Outstanding. This is an opportunity to join a thriving, forward-looking and supportive staff team at a school whose Christian values underpin the drive to help children achieve a high degree of individual success.
We are a successful and happy school, with an established team of dedicated staff. The staff are continually developing their practice to ensure the children gain an excellent education. We have well motivated children who enjoy learning and are eager to participate in everything the school and community offers.
We are looking for a suitable candidate who will:
•Have high expectations of children both academically and socially.
•Work closely with colleagues as a team member.
•Share the school’s caring ethos and vision.
•Enthusiasm, dedication, an excellent rapport with both children and staff and a sense of humour.
•A calm and consistent approach to working with the children.
•Competent English and Maths skills.
•Experience of working alongside children with additional needs.
•NVQ level 2 (at least).
•Good communication skills with colleagues, children and parents.
•Ability to aid to plan and deliver a range of interventions.
We will offer:
•A caring, warm and friendly school with a supportive and committed staff team.
•Happy, well behaved children who are eager to learn.
•A positive community school with strong links with local cluster schools, local community and church.
•A commitment to professional development
Almondsbury CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.
Closing date: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Interview date: Monday 4th March 2019
Almondsbury Church of England Primary 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.