The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Lady Barn House School is a thriving independent day preparatory school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11. There are currently around 475 pupils on roll. The school offers excellent teaching, traditional values and exceptional pastoral care. There is a strong academic legacy with an individual focus on strengthening each pupil’s confidence and abilities. The school aims to ensure that each child is happy, challenged and empowered to take full advantage of life at Lady Barn House School with its many opportunities.
Lady Barn House School recognises that its staff are its most valuable asset and seeks to recruit and retain energetic, dedicated and creative staff. The aspirations of children and parents are high and we are constantly striving to maintain and further improve our standards. Above all we are a happy and dynamic place in which to teach and learn.
We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with experience across EYFS to Year 6 to start in September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. It is expected that the successful candidate will assist in either EYFS or Key Stage 1.
The post involves being the full-time classroom support. Each class at Lady Barn has up to 22 children, with a roughly equal split of boys and girls.
The successful applicant must have an excellent rapport with young children, be committed to the highest standards of educational provision and be in sympathy with the aims and ethos of Lady Barn House School.
The hours of work are 37.5 hour per work from 8.15 to 4.15pm Monday to Friday. The salary is split by equal monthly instalments throughout the year.
Lady Barn House School has its own salary scale. All colleagues are entitled to a free school lunch in the dining room in exchange for various duties.
Applications should be made using the application form enclosed in the pack available and forwarded with a letter of application to the Headmaster, Lady Barn House School, Schools Hill, Cheadle, SK8 1JE or via email to the address provided in the information pack by 12 noon on Thursday 22 July 2021. It is anticipated that interviews will take place via zoom on Monday 26 July 2021 and references will be taken for those candidates considered for the shortlist.
The appointment will be conditional subject to all satisfactory pre-appointment checks being completed.
Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic the school may continue to operate differently in line with government guidance. All applicants would need to demonstrate flexibility during this time and during any crisis period.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect that all aspects of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.