Teaching Assistant Grade 1
Required: As soon as possible
32.5 hours per week
Fixed Term until July 2020
Term Time + 5 TED Days
Salary - TA Grade 1 SCP 1-4 (£13,045 - £13,843 actual; £17,364 - £18,426) + Special Needs Allowance
We require a Teaching Assistant to join the team at Riversides School, which is a school for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The successful candidate will work on a 1:1 basis with a pupil to help them access lessons within their class. Experience of working with pupils on the Autistic Spectrum is preferred.
The purpose of the role would be to meet the holistic needs of children at Riversides under the direction of the teacher / senior staff in order to promote the inclusion and acceptance of all. This would include support for behavioural needs alongside access to learning. The role would also include driving the mini-bus so it is essential that you have a driving licence that contains a D1 category.
Riversides School is part of Advance Trust a multi academy trust of 4 schools within Worcestershire. Advance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of the safeguarding vetting process including enhanced DBS disclosure. Advance Trust is an equal opportunity employer.
Visits to the school would be warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Kerry Downes (Office Manager) on 01905 21261.
Application is through application form (not CV); you can access the online job application form on the Advance Trust Job Vacancies page of our website) or we also have a downloadable Microsoft Word version of the form on the same page. Alternatively, please contact the school reception on 01905 21261 for an application form.
Closing Date for receipt of applications: 12 noon, Friday 31st January 2020
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 13th February 2020
Advance Trust 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.