Start: 28th February 2022 (or sooner if possible)
Salary: Grade 3 Point 5-6 £18,795 - £19,171 FTE
£11,144-£11,367 actual pro rata
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2022, for 31 hours 40 minutes per week, TTO plus 2 INSET days
Location: Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14
Hours: Term time only 8:30 – 3:20pm Mon to Fri (with a 30 minute lunch break)
We are seeking to appoint a caring, patient and understanding Teaching Assistant who can support individuals with special education needs both 1:1 and in small groups to ensure every child reaches their full potential. This post is fixed term until 31st August 2022 in the first instance.
You would be joining a committed team of Teaching Assistants who enjoy sharing learning experiences with children and have lots of fun, whilst always putting the children first. All of the staff at Wansdyke like to work with every child as ‘an individual’ and take a pride in recognising each child’s personality and ways to best help their learning.
We are looking for someone to join our team who will:
-Have NVQ Level 2 and English and Maths GCSE or equivalent
-Have the skills to build a positive, nurturing relationship that models inclusion, patience and high expectations
-Have excellent communication skills
-Be calm, flexible and resilient
-Be highly motivated and well organised
-Show initiative and work as part of a team
-Attend relevant training
-Have an understanding and experience of managing children with SEND (desirable but not essential for the right candidate)
Our school/trust can provide:
- An opportunity to join a committed team with happy, enthusiastic and motivated children ·
-Highly committed and enthusiastic staff
-A supportive and pleasant working environment
-A commitment to staff well-being
-Coaching and mentoring within school to develop practice
-A very supportive trust with CPD and networking opportunities
-A very supportive local governing body
The successful applicant must be fully supportive of the values and ethos of our school and trust. Wansdyke Primary School is part of Futura Learning Partnership. The Trust currently comprises of fourteen schools and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 3-19 education in South Bristol and Bath.
Visits are warmly welcomed by prior arrangement and potential candidates should contact Wansdyke Primary School on 0117-9030218 to arrange a convenient date and time.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 30th January 2022
Interviews to be held on Thursday 3rd February 2022
Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment, Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.
Wansdyke Primary 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.