Hours: 32 Hours 30 minutes per week, term time only (Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.45pm)
Salary: Hay 9 (£16,220 - £18,632 per annum)
This is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2020 subject to Governor review.
Exciting New Opportunity within Blackhorse Primary School Resource Base.
Blackhorse Primary School is looking for a highly skilled Resource Base Teaching Assistant to work with AS pupils and pupils with Social Communication Difficulties. This is a very exciting opportunity for a committed and versatile person to join our fantastic team of staff within our 22 place Resource Base, judged as Outstanding by Ofsted.
Our aim is to nurture the extraordinary talents and creativity that children with special needs often possess to enable them to flourish, experience success and fulfil their potential, in a safe and supportive learning environment. Blackhorse is a school of high challenge and high expectations and supporting this is a team of dedicated staff whose shared belief is that all our children, including our Resource Base children can and do succeed with our help.
Our Resource Base is very much a part of Blackhorse Primary School. Some of the children are fully included within mainstream classes, some include part-time whilst others remain in the Resource Base with a view to including at least some of the time by their first annual review.
The successful candidate will need to have a good standard of general education, to include literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to NVQ2 in English and Maths. NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants or other relevant qualification with at least one year’s practical experience of working with children, or a minimum of 3 years previous experience of working with children in an educational context with evidence of relevant training in the appropriate age range or curriculum/learning area.
We would love to hear from you if:
• You are flexible and versatile in a rapidly changing work environment;
• You have excellent interpersonal skills with both adults and children;
• You have high expectations of what all pupils can achieve and are able to motivate and inspire confidence in pupils and parents;
• You have good IT skills and understand how IT can be used to support learning;
• You are keen to undertake further training;
• You have proven experience of working as part of a successful team;
• You want to be a part of the whole school development process.
Blackhorse is a large primary school in Emerson’s Green which prides itself on its friendliness and positive attitudes.
The closing date for applications is: 9.30am, Monday, 30th September 2019
Interviews are scheduled to take place on: Monday, 7th October 2019
Blackhorse 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.
Blackhorse 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.