Teaching Assistant (1:1)
Hours: 30.5 hours per week over 5 days
Grade: Grade 3, SCP 6
Contract Type: Fixed Term (linked to a child with an EHCP)
Start Date: As soon as possible
We have an opportunity to join our school as a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with additional needs, on a one-to-one basis as soon as possible. Please see further details of each post below.
A founding member of the Palladian Academy Trust, Oldfield Park Junior School (OPJS) is a popular nine class community school that serves Oldfield Park and the surrounding suburbs of Bath. OPJS was formed in 1893, deemed as 'Good' in its previous OFSTED inspection and currently has 250 children on roll.
Our school and children need you if you are committed to providing the highest quality of education and support for the pupils in your care, and be able to work well as part of a team alongside the class teacher, parents and other outside agencies. Ideally you would have experience of working with children with additional needs, however in house training is also provided.
In return we can offer you:
- Delightful, enthusiastic and motivated learners.
- Excitement, challenge and an opportunity to shine.
- A leadership team who are committed to improving our school further and who view your professional development as a priority.
- A friendly, supportive and committed staff determined to raise standards further.
- An inclusive community.
- A well-resourced school environment based in an iconic and historic building.
Please Note: From 1st November 2016 the school became part of the Palladian Academy Trust and therefore successful applicants will be employed by the Trust.
We require an experienced Teaching Assistant to work on a one to one basis, working closely with the Year 4 team, to support a child with anxiety, emotional regulation, sensory processing and to help mediate social situations. This is a temporary post which is attached to the child's EHC Plan and it will remain in place as long as the school receives funding for the child. This child is currently in Year 4. The hours to be worked will be over 5 days:
- 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday
- 8.30am to 1.00pm Friday
For any queries please contact Miss Julie Butler, Deputy Headteacher on 01225-423477
Closing date: 5th March 2021
The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment anyone working in a post with children or vulnerable groups will be expected to undertake an Enhanced DBS check with/without barred list checks.
As this post involves working within one of these groups, we will require a Disclosure & Barring Service check and/or subscription to the DBS online service. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo rigorous safer recruitment screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.