TA to work in Reception, supporting children with social, communication and speech and language difficulties
Are you committed to making a difference to children's lives? If so, join us on our journey, improving and developing our caring two-form entry school, with an outstanding EYFS. The Infant and Junior schools are federated and are located on two adjoining sites in the heart of the Ottershaw community. The schools have a capacity of 460 pupils plus a 26 full-time place, on-site nursery.
We would like to employ a Teaching Assistant in Reception to support children with social, communication and language difficulties, who is first and foremost the right person for Ottershaw Schools. You will be required to work collaboratively with the classteacher to meet the needs of the pupils.
This is a fixed term post initially (3rd September 2019 to 31st August 2020), with the possibility of further employment. The daily hours are 8.45 am to 3.20 pm, term time only, with some flexibility on hours. You will be required to work as a Midday Meals Supervisor for 1.17 hours per day. The total pay for the 31.25 hours is £12,028 pa and this comprises 25.4 hours as a TA (actual pay £9,820, FTE £16,497) and 5.85 hours as a Midday Meals Supervisor (actual pay £2,207, FTE £16,353). These salaries will be reviewed on 1st September.
The successful applicant will have:
- Experience of working with young children of all abilities
- An understanding of the Primary and Early Years Curriculum
- A level 3 NVQ or equivalent in Childcare/Early Years or Education (preferable)
- A level 2 NVQ or equivalent in Childcare/Early Years or Education (essential).
Visits to the schools are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange your visit.
Closing date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019, midday
Interviews: Friday 12th and Monday 15th July 2019
The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including a Section 128 check.