Post Title: Teaching Assistant - English Department
School: Hugh Sexey C of E Middle School
Location: Blackford, Wedmore, Somerset
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: Grade 15 (Point 3) £18,562 pa pro-rata
Actual Salary: £12,502
Hours: Part Time - Term Time Only (30 hours per week)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hugh Sexey Middle School seeks to appoint a talented and dynamic individual to support our teachers and help inspire our pupils.
We are looking to appoint a colleague who is:-
• Highly motivated, innovative and committed to achieving outstanding results
• Enthusiastic about English and able to share this with others
• Patient in supporting pupils developing a greater understanding and confidence in English/Literacy
• Keen to join a highly collaborative faculty with excellent resources.
This is an exciting position that is arising due to our current post holder moving on to new challenges within the school. The successful candidate will be supporting pupils in small groups as directed by the teacher and head of faculty. They will also assist the department with some administration and clerical tasks.
Please see the job description for full details of the role and criteria.
Candidates are warmly invited to contact the school and arrange a visit. To book an appointment contact Michelle Harrold, Office Manager or e-mail the school directly.
Hugh Sexey, part of the Wessex Learning Trust, is a successful middle school situated in the Cheddar Valley in Somerset drawing in pupils from the surrounding rural areas.
We currently have 614 students on roll within our year Y5 – Y8 pupil groups.
To apply for this position, please complete a support staff application form, (available on eTeach or our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr P Tatterton Head Teacher. Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be completed on e-teach or returned by email to school.
Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All candidates will need to satisfy the requirements of a Disclosure & Barring Service and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021 by 9am
Interview date: W/E 1st October 2021
If you do not receive an invitation to interview by Friday 24th September please assume you have not been shortlisted.
Hugh Sexey C of E Middle 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.