We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant at Furzefield Primary School to primarily work with children who have Educational, Health and Care Plans. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to be part of a dedicated team and has a strong desire to develop children’s learning and improve the life chances of all of our children. You will need to be a flexible team player with a sense of humour and an optimistic outlook. Experience of working with SEND children would be an advantage, although not essential. Ideally you will be patient and calm, with a consistent and positive approach to managing pupils’ behaviour and a good understanding of how children learn.
Furzefield is a vibrant community school in Merstham with an established Good Ofsted grading that provides education for pupils aged 3-11 years. We offer a creative curriculum, including Forest School, pupils who are eager to learn, and staff who are friendly, supportive and continually striving to provide the very best for children.
Furzefield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and references.
The contract will be permanent.
Working hours will be 27.5 hours per week (exact times to be confirmed) Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks per year).
Surrey Pay Range, Scale 3: £18,013 - £18,957 per annum, full time equivalent – THE SALARY WILL BE PRO RATA’D ACCORDINGLY.
Closing date: Tuesday 31st August 2021 at 9.00am
Shortlisting: Wednesday 1st September 2021
Interviews: Friday 3rd September 2021
Start date: Negotiable
Furzefield Primary Community School is an equal opportunities employer who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We fully expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and reference checks.