An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic level two teaching assistant to work with our community of 128 pupils whose needs may be ASD, SLCN or moderate learning difficulties. The post-holder will be expected to work across the school in either the primary or the secondary setting depending upon the skill set of the successful applicant. Our pupils access the national curriculum in a supportive and carefully managed environment. Pupils have access to a balance of both formal and informal curriculum which is aimed at improving social communication, interaction and independence.
The successful candidate will work under the instruction of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. Staff may also be expected to support with visits and break time supervision.
This post is for 29 hours per week, term time only. Normal working hours are from 8.50 am to 3.35 pm with an hour lunch break. There are also nine one hour training sessions run after school each year. We would like the successful candidate to agree to undertake lunchtime supervisory work for 2.5 hours per week, but this will be discussed with successful applicant.
Closing Date for applications is Friday 14th February at 12:00 noon. Please email completed application forms to the schools admin email address.
Interviews will take place week commencing 24th February.
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Northcott 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.