We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant for 26.25 hours per week, term time plus 5 days (equivalent to 39 weeks). Part time working will be considered.
The successful candidate will support the teaching staff with their responsibility for the development and education of children within the classroom or through individual or small group support at the direction of the ALNCo.
Consideration will be given to candidates, who have successfully obtained the NVQ Level 2, or above, in the Learning Support qualification, or someone currently working towards this goal.
The ability to work with students with EAL, BESD or SpLD would be an advantage.
You will be required:
To be able to build relationships with the students and colleagues within the school
To work with a range of outside agencies
To follow direction from the class teacher
To be proactive in adapting resources and activities
To complete relevant training where needed
To be able to work as part of a team, with excellent communication skills, a sense of humour and the ability to share ideas and learn from each other
To have high expectations for children’s learning, behaviour and personal development
To carry out some administrative tasks such as photocopying and laminating
In March 2018 Ofsted confirmed that the School continues to be a Good school. Our fantastic report is a real vindication of our drive to develop confident, well informed and caring young adults who have self- belief and fully participate in their local, national and international communities; the school provides a wealth of additional opportunities for students to achieve these aims.
We are a popular and successful mixed 11-18 rural comprehensive school with c. 1100 NOR, situated ten miles north-west of Gloucester city, within three miles of the Herefordshire border. We are a high achieving school at the very heart of our community. We have a strong tradition of academic success within a positive and caring learning environment based upon mutual trust and respect.
You are more than welcome to contact the school if you would like an opportunity to discuss this vacancy. The closing date for this role is Friday 7th January 2022 with interviews taking place as soon as possible. However, please note that where the school receives an exceptional response, shortlisting and interviews may be arranged prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.
If you would like any further information please feel free to contact me.
Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre 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.