Post: Teaching Assistants- Level1- Permanent/Temporary - full time and part time
Salary Details: B1 ( £18,933 p.a Fte/ £13,798- Actual salary -32.5hrs)
Hours: 32.5 hrs Fte(part time pro rata)- Term time only
The East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) is a 2-19 generic special school. The SILC is continuing to expand and operate from a number of school sites. There will be 400 plus pupils on roll across the SILC by September 2021. The East SILC is a complex organisation which operates on a variety of sites across the city, including partnerships with primary and secondary schools and also leads and manages the city-wide Physical Difficulties and Medical Service as well as the Medical Needs Teaching Service for Leeds.
Do you want to join a team making a difference to children and young people’s lives?
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding school community.
Due to further planned expansion, an opportunity has arisen for permanent/ temporary/ full time and part time Level 1 teaching assistants to work at the East SILC and could be based at the main John Jamieson school or any of our sites across the East SILC. The majority of our pupils have learning difficulties, and some have physical difficulties.
We require skilled, enthusiastic people who are willing to learn, support teaching and learning and address the personal needs of our pupils. You will need to be flexible and adaptable, a good communicator, cheerful, calm and be able to work as part of our team.
The permanent posts are subject to a 6 month probationary period, to start as soon as possible.
The East SILC has a progressive staffing structure in place for teaching assistants which is supported by Continual Professional Development. A thorough induction process is in place.
Completed applications should be returned via Eteach.
Interviews to take place: Week commencing 4th October 2021
The East SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS formally CRB) and medical clearance from Leeds City Council’s Occupational Health Service.
The East SILC promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
East SILC 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.